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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Could you regularly make a difference in people’s lives? Are you a caring effective communicator who keeps calm under pressure? Would you thrive in challenging environments and enjoy variety where no two days are ever the same? This course will provide you with the skills and expertise to become a paramedic and provide care to those who need it most on the front line. * Designed and written by qualified paramedics, you’ll be taught by an experienced team of paramedic lecturers and practitioners who are all currently working in practice. * Our future-proof modules provide the opportunity for you to receive the latest and most contemporary paramedic skills and concepts. * Through your practice placements, you’ll benefit from our established and strong relationship with the local Ambulance Trust. * The course will be responsive to local, regional and national changes, in order to provide you with the most comprehensive skills and knowledge. * Your teaching will include guest lectures delivered by a comprehensive multidisciplinary network of healthcare professions, providing the opportunity for you to learn from their expertise. Paramedics are Allied Health Professionals who assess, treat, manage, refer and discharge patients who require acute, chronic or specialist services across urgent and emergency care environments. Our three year course provides theoretical, practical and placement learning opportunities across a range of practice environments. This approach will provide you with the knowledge, skills and expertise to respond to a diverse range of patients across a variety of settings. This course is regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS). Upon successful completion you'll be eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC and practice as a Newly Qualified Paramedic (NQP). Professional links and accreditation: This course is regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS). Whilst studying this course you're currently not required to register as a member with the HCPC, however you must follow their standards of conduct, performance and ethics. NHS Funding: Students studying this course may be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000 each year. Further information is available on the NHS Learning Support Fund Website (https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-learning-support-fund).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,000per year

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A level : BBC

excluding General Studies. The endorsement for practical work is an essential part of Science A Level study and is a requirement for entry to our degree courses.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    55th

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

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