Robert Gordon University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Paramedic Practice

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Course summary

Developed in response to an increase in learning and training requirements for paramedics, this course is delivered in collaboration with the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS). Learn the necessary skills that are in demand now and in the future, within unique remote and rural placement locations. As a Paramedic you will play an integral part in the National Health Service. Not only will you deliver front-line emergency care on road ambulances, you’ll also work in a number of advanced paramedic practice areas such as primary care and critical care. To meet the needs of this rapidly diversifying profession, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to confidently deliver complex high quality care across the life-span to your local community. This is a varied, challenging and highly rewarding profession where you can make a positive impact to people’s lives.

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 from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Main Site - Aberdeen
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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)

Health checks


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7All applicants whose first language is not English are required to have an Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) minimum score of 7.0, with no component lower than 6.5

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820 Year 1

Additional fee information

This program is funded by the Scottish Government and therefore it is only available, at present, to Scottish domiciled students. Scottish domiciled students are not required to pay fees for this course. Although a tuition fee is displayed, all costs for the course fee are met directly by the Scottish Government to the Institution, on the students behalf. Therefore students do not need to apply via SAAS for course fees but may choose to apply for living and support costs loan.
Paramedic Practice at Robert Gordon University - UCAS