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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary


Every minute counts in emergency healthcare. You need a cool head and the ability to work under pressure; it’s challenging, rewarding and fast-paced. This degree course provides the training you need to be eligible to register as a paramedic when you graduate.

Our exciting paramedic science degree course will teach you the skills you need to work as a paramedic.

You'll get expert guidance from supportive tutors, including practising professionals. By studying and working alongside nursing and operating department practice students, you'll learn to work as a multidisciplinary team, reflecting the real-life working environment.

After graduation and registration, you could work in a wide range of out-of-hospital care settings, including an ambulance or response car, the control room, an air ambulance (HEMS) team, or a hazardous area response team. Increasingly, paramedics are also helping to deliver acute care in hospitals and private healthcare, such as at concerts or motor-racing events.


We'll assess you regularly so that you and your tutors can check your progress. Besides exams, we'll look at your placement assessment records, essays, presentations, observed clinical examinations, case studies and your major project. In order to successfully complete the course and be eligible to apply for registration, you must achieve a pass in all modules.


We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and abilities they need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it and they offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn through work-based projects, internships or placements.

When you graduate, you'll have the skills and expertise you need to work in this challenging, fast-paced and rewarding branch of the health service.

You'll be eligible to apply for registration as a paramedic with the Health & Care Professions Council and work as a paramedic. You might choose to work in NHS ambulances or response cars, air ambulances or control rooms. You could also work in a range of out-of-hospital emergency care services.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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Entry requirements

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112 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent), including Science (Biology preferred).


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Anglia Ruskin University

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    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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