Taught course

Nurse Paramedic (Adult)

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

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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

Be on the frontline of healthcare and cross traditional role boundaries, becoming eligible to register as both a qualified adult nurse and a paramedic on graduation. This innovative and distinctive integrated Masters degree will enable you to forge your own identity as a nurse paramedic and become a flexible and dynamic practitioner with an enhanced level of person-centred care. You will develop the knowledge and expertise to work as an adult nurse and a paramedic with skills underpinned by critical decision-making and the capacity for autonomous practice. The first and last year of the programme will be taught at the Edge Hill University campus, while years two and three are delivered at our St James’ site in central Manchester. Placements and simulated learning are key features of each year of study, ensuring you encounter a wide variety of professional settings in healthcare and beyond, to achieve an enhanced level of practice.

Fees and funding

If you are a prospective UK student who will be joining this integrated Masters degree in academic year 2021/22, the tuition fee will be £9,250 a year.If you are a prospective UK student who will be joining this integrated Masters degree in academic year 2022/23, the tuition fee is still to be announced. You are advised to check this page regularly and once the position has been confirmed we will update this information.EU/EEA and Swiss students who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, as well as Irish nationals, may be eligible for the UK tuition fee rate.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in tuition fees, in line with Government policy, in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.

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