PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE IS CURRENTLY ONLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM SCOTTISH DOMICILED APPLICANTS DUE TO COURSE FUNDING AND PLACEMENT AVAILABILITY The role of a contemporary paramedic is rapidly evolving within the modern health care system as they deploy their skills in an increasing range of emergency and non-emergency situations. Our BSc Paramedic Science degree will equip you with the knowledge, skills and proficiencies to meet the requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) enabling you to apply to register as a paramedic with the HCPC following successful completion of the course. We are experts in health education and recognised internationally for our research into out-of-hospital care. The BSc Paramedic Science degree course will enable you to contribute to the graduate healthcare workforce through an innovative educational experience founded on personal growth, effective relationships and excellence in clinical practice. The role of the paramedic is expanding beyond acute trauma and will have increasing focus on the management of long term conditions, mental health support, support of older persons and preventing hospital admissions. You will gain essential knowledge and skills to equip you to work autonomously, safely minimising risk and ensuring the quality of your practice. You'll actively participate in a wide range of dynamic care settings, experiencing the roles of the paramedic and how they relate to other disciplines such as the emergency services and health and social care.
You will be assessed by a range of methods, including: examinations, essays, reports, clinical skills assessments, presentations and assessments of practice.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Health and Care Professions Council
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Disclosure Scotland check is required.
Occupational Health check required for those who accept an offer.
Successful applicants will be invited to interview as part of the Admissions process.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||IELTS score of 7.0 with at least 7.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 6.5 in Writing.|
If you don’t meet the entry requirements there are English language courses which can help you prepare for your degree: https://www.stir.ac.uk/international/international-students/pre-sessional-english-language-courses/
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
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