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Course summary

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.

Assessment method

You will be assessed by a range of methods, including: examinations, essays, reports, clinical skills assessments, presentations and assessments of practice.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Health and Care Professions Council

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
B780
Institution code:
S75
Campus name:
Stirling
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Disclosure Scotland check is required.

Health checks

Occupational Health check required for those who accept an offer.

Interview

Successful applicants will be invited to interview as part of the Admissions process.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS 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

https://www.stir.ac.uk/international/international-students/english-language-requirements/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
88%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
94%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish students can apply to the Student Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish government. Students from the rest of the UK can apply for financial assistance, including a loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, from the Student Loans Company. Fee information for International and EU students, can be found on the course webpage: https://www.stir.ac.uk/courses/ The University of Stirling offers a range of scholarships, further information can be found on our website: https://www.stir.ac.uk/scholarships/
Paramedic Science at University of Stirling - UCAS