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MSc Medicine in Hazardous Area Response

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course was developed in conjunction with hazardous area response team paramedics. It takes into account previous practical learning and experience, and will expand the knowledge and non-technical skills required to manage incidents within the hazardous area response context. Modules focus on patient management in various hazardous environments as well as developing research knowledge, culminating in the completion of a research project.

Key features

  • This course is unique within the UK and designed for healthcare professionals currently working within hazardous area response.
  • Our curriculum has been developed through collaboration with ambulance service hazardous area response team operatives.
  • Balance your commitments over three years with distance learning.
  • Engage in quality improvement, knowledge creation and dissemination of best practice through presentation and publication.
  • Seize the opportunity to develop and apply advanced knowledge and skills to your area of clinical practice , improving service delivery for patients.
  • Unfortunately we are unable to accept applications from non-EU overseas students for this programme as it does not comply with the current Tier 4 visa requirements.

Students always enrol to study the master degree but we offer three exit awards: PgCert, PgDip and MSc. The named Medicine in Hazardous Area Response award requires the completion of specific modules.

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University information

University of Plymouth

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 35 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    165 68%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%



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