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Paramedic Science BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons)

University of Bradford

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    B951

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • University Ranking

    63rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    4th

    1 (Occupational Therapy)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    152

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    94

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    89

    / 100
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

This honours degree has been developed in collaboration with Yorkshire Ambulance Service, and develops autonomous healthcare professionals with eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Paramedic.This four-year sandwich degree programme is unique in the UK by virtue of the salaried sandwich year with Yorkshire Ambulance Service. You will learn the fundamentals of paramedic theory and practice in both university and ambulance service teaching facilities. You will also gain learning experiences under the direct supervision of mentors in ambulance service clinical practice placements, as well as other selected clinical practice areas.The programme includes:- A paid sandwich year with the ambulance service providing a unique opportunity to gain work experience- Clinical placements with a wide range of healthcare providers- Innovative curriculum using problem-based learning- Clear focus on patient safety- Clear focus on managing the needs of aging populations, with taught content from leading dementia researchers- Extensive use of high fidelity simulation to develop core skills and behaviours**The role of the Paramedic**The Paramedic is an essential part of the current and future NHS workforce.Paramedics have traditionally responded to 999 emergencies, but increasing demand for services has seen innovative ways of working across the emergency care system emerge, with Paramedics working in a range of environments.To cope with these demands, the Paramedic needs to manage an increasingly diverse range of situations. On this programme you will learn how to manage undifferentiated patients, take medical histories, perform physical examinations, request and interpret tests, diagnose injury and illness, provide appropriate treatment and management, and counsel on preventative healthcare.Our unique sandwich degree offers you the chance to gain valuable real-world clinical experience and develop specialisms, providing opportunities for accelerated career progression and diversity within the ambulance service.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
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  • UCAS Tariff
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Grades / Points

ABB

Details

128 UCAS tariff points (ABB) from 3 full A levels with at least one in a STEM science subject. A minimum 3 GCSE’s at grade C or above to include English, Maths and a Science subject.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

63rd

About this University

At the University of Bradford, academic and industry experts are shaping the future of their sectors, and students gain the skills and experiences they need to go out and make their mark on the world.

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