Paramedic Science degrees

CPR Compression stageIf 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.


Full-time programmes

  • University 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.
  • University 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.
  • Anglia 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 course.

No funding is available via the London Ambulance Service, though you may be eligible for support via your local education authority.

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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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Get in touch

For more information about the Paramedic Science degrees or working for us, contact our recruitment team.

Direct line: 020 3069 0260