Taught course

Nurse Paramedic (Adult)

Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine

Entry requirements

Typical offer 120-128 UCAS Tariff points, plus GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent). Relevant natural and applied science subjects are preferred but not essential. An interview forms part of the selection process. If you accept an offer from Edge Hill you will need to satisfy the requirements of the Nursing & Midwifery Council and Health and Care Professionals Council in respect of physical and mental fitness and will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure indicating that you meet the mandatory criteria of ‘Clearance to Work with Children and/or Vulnerable Adults’. Further information will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.

Months of entry


Course content

Want to kickstart a challenging healthcare career? Training as a nurse paramedic could be the perfect match for you. With this distinctive integrated Masters degree, you’ll become a versatile and dynamic practitioner with a focus on person-centred care. Over four years, our compelling nurse paramedic integrated masters degree will develop your critical decision-making and ability to work on your own. Delve into theoretical knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the human body, emergency care, and how to manage chronic and complex care. The first and final years of the programme will be taught primarily at the Edge Hill’s Ormskirk campus, while years two and three are delivered at our St James’ site in central Manchester. During each year of study you’ll complete placements in a variety of healthcare settings. Simulated learning supports your real-world experience to develop your knowledge and skills.

Fees and funding

Course pricing can be found here - https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/course/nurse-paramedic-adult/

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSci(Hons)
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


You will be assessed through a variety of mechanisms, including written, oral and practical assessments, that are designed to evaluate your knowledge and assess your ability to apply this understanding to the professional standards and proficiencies. Assessments vary from Dragons’ Den style presentations where you will engage stakeholders and academic staff in quality improvement ideas to a written exploration of a condition or disease of your choice. Some assessments will be undertaken in practice settings, supported by qualified practitioners and academic staff.

Course contact details

+44(0)1695 575171