Paramedicine BSc (Hons)

DMU has more than 50 years’ experience in delivering high-quality health professional education and you will be taught by paramedic lecturers as well as other healthcare professionals, such as midwives, nurses and ODP’s. You will also benefit from specialist equipment on campus, including mock ambulances and iPad-based advanced life support simulators.

Course details

Pursue a rewarding career by gaining the knowledge and expertise to become a key member of the workforce within the health and social care system.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intake: Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Location: Leicester campus

De Mortfort University

Course overview

Study a range of topics, from foundations of ambulance practice and trauma and resuscitative care to paediatrics and child health. Strong links and integrated work placements will allow you to put theory into practice.

You will gain practical experience during all three years of the course by working alongside senior paramedics and technicians on emergency ambulances and rapid response cars, as well as wider exposure through a number of community-based placements, such as in an emergency department or doctor’s surgery.


Entry requirements


Five GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths, English and Science.
Passes in Functional Skills and Key Skills qualifications at level 2 in maths and English can be accepted as equivalents.

Plus one of the following:

A levels

A minimum of 128 UCAS points with one A Level Grade B or above in a natural science (Psychology accepted, but not Sociology).

T Level

Distinction in Healthcare Science (with an optional module in ‘Assisting with healthcare science’ (not optical care services)

Extended Diploma in Applied Science at DDM


As an applied subject, our graduates usually progress on to careers within paramedicine, healthcare, education or research settings.

This course also provides graduates with the opportunity to pursue postgraduate study including areas such as Physician Associate Studies MSc.

You will be taught by both paramedic lecturers and other healthcare professionals, such as midwives, nurses and doctors, and benefit from specialist equipment on campus, including mock ambulances and iPad-based advanced life support simulators.


Note: All modules are indicative and based on the current academic session. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review. Exact modules may, therefore, vary for your intake in order to keep content current. If there are changes to your course we will, where reasonable, take steps to inform you as appropriate.

  • Foundations of Ambulance Practice
  • Assessment and Consultation Skills
  • Foundations of Pathophysiology
  • Accountable, Legal and Ethical Practice
  • Simulated Emergency Care 1
  • Applied Emergency Care 1
  • Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Social and Psychological Emergency Care
  • Research in Paramedicine
  • Trauma and Resuscitative Care
  • Simulated Emergency Care 2
  • Applied Emergency Care 2
  • Urgent and Primary Care
  • Paramedic Leadership and Legal Practice
  • Paramedic Clinical Pharmacology
  • Improving Paramedicine
  • Applied Emergency Care 3