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Paramedic Science and Out of Hospital Care BSc (Hons)

University of Sunderland

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UCAS CODE: B952

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-APR-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**This course is also available for April 2021 entry.**This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you require to be a registered paramedic. You will be equipped to meet the challenges of modern paramedic practice, enabling you to deal with unpredictable situations competently and confidently. You will learn potentially lifesaving procedures that will allow you to treat and stabilise patients at the scene of an accident or emergency. Key areas of study include anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, law and ethics and management and leadership.You will be taught by a highly-skilled and motivated team with both clinical and teaching expertise. Evidence-based practice is embedded within the course, which ensures you are taught the most current and up to date skills and knowledge. You will learn through a variety of methods including presentations, seminars, lectures, group work and problem-based learning.You'll also undertake a wide range of practice placements throughout the North East to enhance your learning which may lead to further employment opportunities.A strong professional identity and confidence to work with various professional groups is an essential part of the course.You will be expected to undertake a variety of clinical placements and work outside normal working hours including weekends. Placements can be anywhere within the North East region including Berwick and North Yorkshire. You will be expected to travel daily or stay in local accommodation for the duration of your placement.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

Our typical offer is 112 UCAS points from a minimum of two A Levels or equivalent, which should preferably include a Health or Science related subject. Please note we do not accept General Studies AS or A Level. We also require at least five passes at GCSE grade C or above which must include Mathematics and English Language or equivalent (Note science GCSE is not an essential requirement of the course).

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University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 83 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    113 65%

    54th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    65th

    17

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