University of Greenwich

Paramedic Science University of Greenwich Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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This course, run by experienced paramedics and healthcare educators, will prepare you for challenging roles in the out-of-hospital environment. It combines
academic, university-based study with clinical work placements where a range of health professionals will assist in your training. If you study at Avery Hill, you will undertake your clinical work-based practice with the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Medway students will work with the South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.
This course will also prepare you to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council to register as a paramedic. Paramedics work in primary care services, minor injuries units and accident and emergency departments, as well as in ambulance services. Roles may also include critical care work in hazardous area response teams, air ambulance or neonatal emergency transfer services.

Course details

Assessment method

Students will be assessed through:
Clinical practice
Patient/client profiling
Oral and poster presentations
Laboratory exercises
Opportunities for self-assessment
Peer review
Objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs).

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level BBB 120 UCAS points from A-levels, of which no more than 12 points should come from AS-levels.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma We will consider combinations of Distinctions, Merits and Passes that total 112 UCAS Points.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 English Language and Mathematics at:
Grade C
Grade 4
We will consider level 2 equivalents

Applicants must provide evidence of 20 days' experience of paid or voluntary work in a health or social care setting. This must have been personally arranged and not part of a course. This should be discussed and reflected upon in your personal statement.
Applicants with also need to undertake selection tests and an interview and undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check, occupational health screening and meet residential regulations.

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Literacy and Numeracy. Numeracy and Literacy Test equivalent to Key Stage level 2
A passport will needed to comply with NHS regulations

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)



All applicants must hold a valid passport
Applicants should have a full manual UK driving licence with no history of a serious driving offence or more than 3 points by 31st August.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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Provider information

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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row
SE10 9LS

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