If you are considering a career as a paramedic, one option is to undertake a degree
in Paramedic Science with one of our three university
partners—University of Hertfordshire, University of Greenwich, and
Anglia Ruskin University.
As part of these programmes, you will have the opportunity to put
theory into practice by taking part in placements with us.
of Hertfordshire BSc (Hons)
This degree runs
over three academic years. On completion of the course
you will attain a BSc (Hons) in Paramedic Science and will be
eligible to register with the Health and Care Professions Council
(HCPC) as a paramedic.
of Greenwich BSc (Hons)
This degree runs over three academic years. On completion of the
course you will attain a BSc (Hons) in Paramedic Science
and will be eligible to register with the Health and Care
Professions Council (HCPC) as a paramedic.
Ruskin University BSc (Hons)
Our exciting full-time, 3 year degree course will teach you the
skills you need to work as a paramedic. You’ll get practical
experience by using our modern skills laboratories, mannequins and
specialist equipment, and back it up with the theory you learn in
the lecture theatre. On completion you will be eligible to register
with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a paramedic.
This course starts in September.
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Is funding available?
If you enrol on a full-time programme, you
will be responsible for paying for your academic fees during the
No funding is available via the London Ambulance Service, though
you may be eligible for support via your local education
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How do I apply?
You will need to apply directly to the
university of your choice and have a good standard of education.
This is generally five GCSEs at grade C or above (including maths,
English and a science) or equivalent.
You will also need:
- 120 CATS points (equivalent to one A-level) for entry onto the
Foundation Degree programme.
- 360 CATS points (equivalent to three A-levels) for entry onto
the BSc Hons programme.
If you are a mature student, then equivalent
qualifications and experience will be considered.
You will also need to have a full manual UK
driving licence, however driving experience, number of points on a
driving licence and the need for provisional C1 on your
licence may vary depending on the course.
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