Paramedic Science (BSc (Hons))

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15000 per year

All study options

About Paramedic Science at Bournemouth University

This course is now full for September 2021 entry. You may still apply, but your application may be held on a waiting list (either prior to or following an interview). If your application is on a waiting list, we will inform you if a space becomes available by the end of June.

Why study BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science at BU?

  • The course maintains small cohort sizes resulting in excellent lecturer-to-student ratio meaning more support, education and resource availability, throughout your three years. 
  • Experience over 2,000 hours of placement experience throughout the course in a diverse array of settings. 
  • This course is endorsed by the College of Paramedics and approved by the HCPC, so you will be able to register as a qualified practitioner once you graduate. 
  • Practice in state-of-the-art facilities at our brand-new Bournemouth Gateway Building, including a newly built ambulance simulation suite, hospital wards and community home settings.
  • There are opportunities to undertake training and exercises at external locations across the region
  • 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 degree is endorsed by the College of Paramedics and approved by the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). On successful completion of this course, you will be able to register as a qualified practitioner. 

Funding support: Paramedic Science students may be eligible for a non-repayable government training grant of at least £5,000 a year. Find out more information about the funding: https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-learning-support-fund

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ug-funding

Entry requirements

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 112-128 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent, including 40 points in a required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma of DMM. 

​Required Subjects for September 2021 and September 2022:

  • A-Level: Applied Human Biology, Applied Science, Biology, Health & Social Care, Human Biology, Physical Education, Life Science, Sport & Exercise Science
  • BTEC Nationals: Health & Social Care (Extended Diploma), Applied Human Biology (Extended Certificate or higher), Sport & Exercise Science (Extended Certificate or higher), Sport (Extended Certificate or higher)
  • Cambridge Technicals: Health & Social Care (Extended Certificate or higher)

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with minimum 6.5 in each of the 4 components or equivalent.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Bournemouth University to prepare for your chosen course:

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