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