Taught course

Paramedic Science

Buckinghamshire New University · School of Health and Social Care Professions

Entry requirements

A typical offer will require a UCAS tariff score of: 112 - 136

An Access to Higher Education qualification (minimum of 45 Level 3 credits, with 18 at Distinction and 27 at Merit) which must be in a science-based subject is also acceptable.

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.

In addition, you will require five GCSEs including Maths, English and Science at Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent).

Applicants must be physically fit and able to undertake clinical placements, which will involve frontline ambulance duties. This includes (but is not limited to):

  • lifting and carrying of equipment
  • climbing flights of stairs
  • moving and handling patients
  • undertaking a variety of shifts, including night-work

Attend the compulsory interview and selection event for shortlisted candidates.

Those for whom English is not their first language must achieve a minimum score of 7.0 overall or equivalent for the International English Language Test Score (IELTS), with no on element below 6.5.

For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

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Our BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course can lead you towards a fulfilling and meaningful career. You’ll gain the skills and experience you need to become a frontline healthcare professional, helping patients who require emergency care with the support of your team.

Throughout your time on the course you will be supported by experienced tutors, you’ll also have the opportunity to complete placements in supervised urgent and emergency care settings.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • BSc
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44(0) 1494 605060