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Course summary

The BSc Paramedic Science at Liverpool John Moores University gives you the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence required to become a registered paramedic. You will achieve the high standard expected of today’s health professionals, enabling you to work effectively at the frontline of patient care.

  • A wide range of quality placement opportunities
  • A programme delivered by HCPC registered paramedics
  • Supported in a multi professional learning environment
  • Excellent supervision and support in practice settings
  • Evidenced based education and learning
Please be aware that demand for LJMU's Paramedic Science degree is extremely high. Our recruitment quota is capped at 50 places. As we usually receive around 1,700 applications, we strongly advise you to ensure your application is carefully tailored to clearly address all of the entry and shortlisting criteria.


Please visit the Liverpool John Moores University website for detailed module information.

Assessment method

Your marks and feedback will be available within 15 working days of submitting a piece of work. That’s because we believe that constructive feedback is vital in helping you identify your strengths as well as the areas where you may need to develop further.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Prior to application applicants must have obtained grade 4 or grade C or above in English Language, Mathematics and Science GCSE or an approved alternative qualification • Key Skills Level 2 • NVQ Level 2 Functional skills • Skills for Life Level 2 • Higher Diploma • Functional skills level 2 • Northern Ireland Essential Skills Level 2 • Wales Essential Skills Level 2 ​All applicants are shortlisted based on qualifications (achieved and/or predicted) in the first instance. We will then check you have evidenced that you hold a full UK manual driving licence as part of your personal statement. If you meet the criteria in terms of qualifications and you have evidenced that you hold a full UK manual driving licence, we will then shortlist on the basis of your personal statement and reference. If you are invited to an interview you will need to produce your full manual driving licence. Following a successful interview you will need meet all the additional criteria above including evidence of holding a provisional C1 driving licence. Failure to confirm you hold a full manual driving licence on your personal statement will result in your application being unsuccessful. Failure to meet any of the conditions above will result in your application being unsuccessful. Please note: The full C1 element on your licence is required at the point of employment with an Ambulance Trust, C1 training is not part of the paramedic programme at the university. PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19 and suspension of driving tests, the clause requiring a provisional or full licence at point of application has been waived for 2020 entry. We accept Certificate of Personal Effectiveness (CoPE) and Extended Project Stand Alone qualifications. We will also accept the new Cache Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care grade B or above, or in combination with other relevant qualifications. Due to the volume of applications, amendments will not be accepted once an application has been submitted; therefore applicants are advised to make sure each section is completed correctly prior to submission.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Applicants are required to follow Faculty procedures for declaring any convictions before and after interview. We will contact you directly to arrange this.

Health checks

We will contact you directly to arrange this.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

All figures are subject to yearly increases. Tuition fees are subject to parliamentary approval. The above fees are for 2021/22. Fees for 2022/23 are to be provided.
Paramedic Science at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS