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UCAS CODE: B780

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Pursue a rewarding career by gaining the knowledge and expertise to become a key member of the workforce within the health and social care system.DMU has more than 50 years’ experience in delivering high-quality health professional education and you will be taught by paramedic lecturers as well as other healthcare professionals, such as midwives, nurses and doctors. You will also benefit from specialist equipment on campus, including mock ambulances and iPad-based advanced life support simulators.Study a range of topics, from foundations of ambulance practice and trauma and resuscitative care to paediatrics and child health. Strong links and integrated work placements will allow you to put theory into practice.You will gain practical experience during all three years of the course by working alongside senior paramedics on emergency ambulances and rapid response cars, as well as wider exposure through a number of community-based placements, such as in an emergency department or doctor’s surgery.  Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration as a paramedic with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). A two-year Associate Ambulance Practice (DipHE) programme is also available.Key features:• Eligibility to apply to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) upon graduation, enabling employment in a wide variety of clinical areas.• Strong links and integrated work placements with local health and social care providers allow you to put theory into practice.• International experience opportunities are available in the third year of the programme as part of your final project.• You will be taught by both paramedic lecturers and other healthcare professionals, such as midwives, nurses and doctors, and benefit from specialist equipment on campus, including mock ambulances and iPad-based advanced life support simulators.• State-of-the-art simulation suite giving students hands-on patient care and ward experience. This purpose-built space features three large multi-purpose teaching rooms, three cubicles for small scale teaching and demonstrations, a counselling room and student breakout spaces. • You will study a range of modules including foundations of ambulance practice, trauma and resuscitative care, paediatrics and child health and paramedic clinical pharmacology. This will prepare students to be able to undertake ambulance based placements and gain the skills to safely work within this supervised environment. In addition students will be able to apply knowledge and skills learnt to real 999 emergency patients under the guidance of an experienced Practice Educator (PEd).**DMU’s careers and employability service, known as DMU Works, was awarded the Best University Careers/Employability Service at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards in February 2021. We understand university is a huge investment, and our careers commitment to you is not simply to help you secure a job, but to equip you with the skills to thrive, adapt and innovate in our ever-changing world.**

Application deadline

15 January

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Typical Offer ‘BBB’ – 120 UCAS Points (excluding General Studies, Key Skills and music exams). One subject should be a natural science (psychology is acceptable, but not sociology)

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

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