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UCAS CODE: B950

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The role of the paramedic is to assess, treat and manage people in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Paramedics work in a wide range of environments and may work alone or within a team of other health and social care professionals. The new BSc Paramedic Science course will provide students with the necessary skills and competencies to deliver out of hospital care, in a range of health settings as a member of an integrated health and social care team. To do this QMU works closely with the Scottish Ambulance Service. Over the three years you will learn how to respond safely and effectively in emergency and non-emergency situations. You will develop skills of assessment, diagnosis, management and treatment of people. Your learning will be underpinned by evidence. Topics in the course include: biological sciences, management of health and illness, communication skills, person-centred practice, leadership and management. We will help you to develop as a critically thinking, reflective professional who is able to work independently or part of a team.- An innovative and exciting programme that will prepare the next generation of paramedic clinicians.- An interprofessional learning experience alongside a wide range of other health and social care professions unrivalled in any other university in Scotland.- Modern surroundings with access to specialist clinical teaching facilities.- Experienced academic staff with clinical currency and research expertise.- A supportive learning culture that creates a ‘community feeling’ and promotes learner resilience and wellbeing.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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A level : BCC

Required subjects: To include Biology and a discursive subject, such as English or History. Also, English and Maths required at GCSE grade C or 4 and second science preferred at GCSE if not studied at Higher level.

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University information

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, Scotland

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