Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)

At Bournemouth University, we aim to ensure that you are able to fulfil the role of a modern-day paramedic- ready for an ever-changing and evolving workforce. As well as providing emergency care for critically ill patients, you will develop advanced assessment and decision-making skills so you can decide the appropriate referral method for less seriously unwell patients. 

Our three-year course features an equal spilt of theory and practical elements and you will have access to simulation suites within the university- during both taught and student-managed learning sessions. In addition, there are opportunities to undertake training and exercises at external locations across the region.

Our degree is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and you’ll undertake over 2,000 hours of placement over your three years, so you’ll register as a qualified practitioner once you graduate. 

New funding: Paramedic Science students on courses from September 2020 may be eligible for a non-repayable government training grant of at least £5,000 a year. Find out more information about the funding:

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
86G3 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 entry: 112 - 128 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent, including 40 points in a required subject.

​Required Subjects for September 2021:

  • A-Level: Applied Human Biology, Applied Science, Biology, Health & Social Care, Human Biology, Physical Education, Life Science, Sport & Exercise Science
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Applied Human Biology, Applied Science, Health & Social Care, Sport & Exercise Science
  • Cambridge Technical Diploma or Extended Diploma: Health & Social Care
  • C&G Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

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