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UCAS CODE: B950

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Uxbridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    31-JAN-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Please note: This course is subject to validation.****Course Overview**Do you want to be a frontline healthcare professional, making a difference for patients who require urgent and emergency care? Then our BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course at Bucks can lead you there.Paramedic practice continues to develop, with significant changes seen in recent years that see paramedics working in a range of clinical settings – providing evidence-based care to patients and service users in our communities. Studying for a paramedic science degree with Bucks will give you the knowledge, skills and competencies to be an effective paramedic and to develop your career in this evolving profession.The programme at Bucks combines academic theory, simulated patient care and practice-based learning to meet the standard required for registration as a paramedic. We work with a range of clinical partners, including South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and London Ambulance Service NHS Trust to offer experience in practice that will develop your confidence and ability to provide effective care for a broad range of illnesses and injuries, in urgent, emergency and unscheduled care settings.**Course Details**Throughout the course you will be taught by dedicated and specialist staff who will help you to develop and apply diagnostic skills and evidence-based interventions in a range of healthcare situations. By gaining a solid knowledge and understanding of the core concepts underpinning urgent and emergency healthcare you will be adequately prepared for employment and ready to practice as a registered paramedic.The way our BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science is taught combines theory and practice throughout your studies. Some of the subject areas you will be studying to build up your theory knowledge are:- Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology- History Taking, Clinical Decision Making and Reasoning Skills- Application of Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Practice- Patient Assessment, Investigation and Examination techniques- Recognition and Management of Medical and Trauma Emergencies- Assessment and Management of Minor Illnesses, Injuries, Mental Health and Long-Term Conditions- Advanced Life Support and Resuscitation- Clinical LeadershipPractically, you will complete a placement in supervised urgent and emergency care settings each academic year. During your placements you will be provided with a practice educator and link lecturer to ensure you are fully supported. You will be provided with a range of clinical experiences in order for you to acquire a range of skills, enabling you to become a flexible and adaptable paramedic.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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You may find it beneficial if you have prior knowledge of health or human science, so we prefer if you have relevant A Levels - such as Biology, Health and Social Care, Chemistry, Psychology, Physics, Physical Education, and Sociology. However, it is not essential.

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

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