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Paramedic Science (Level 6)

BSc (Hons)

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What is Paramedic Science (Level 6) BSc (Hons)?

Progress your career as a paramedic with this challenging and rewarding training programme. Our Level 6 course offers a mix of learning styles alongside the latest techniques and equipment – helping you to build on your existing Level 5 Paramedic Science qualification (foundation degree, diploma etc) and graduate with a full BSc honours degree in Paramedic Science.

Study style

In addition to developing your decision-making, leadership, research and communication skills, you’ll focus on topics including emergency mental health and pharmacology, as well as workplace learning.

The course is ideal for professionals looking to progress their career in a more senior or specialist role in unscheduled care, or those looking to move into alternative healthcare settings. Using the very latest techniques and equipment found on few other UK paramedic science degrees – you’ll work with experienced lecturers with extensive pre-hospital care expertise. You’ll graduate with the tools and knowledge you need to take your career to the next level.

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Entry requirements

    • Applicants should have a Foundation Degree in Paramedic Science (or equivalent Level 5 qualification) approved by the HCPC (or equivalent) and be eligible to register as a paramedic in the UK, or currently be registered with the HCPC as a paramedic.

    • We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants though the entry requirements still apply.

      Some courses require several years of working experiences in the relevant industry.

    • If English is not your first language you are required to provide a language test certificate as evidence of proficiency  that is at International English Language Testing System (IELTS) level 7.0 with no elements below 6.5

Course modules


Fees and costs

See the further details of fees and potential extra costs when studying a course at the University of Gloucestershire.
Start date Location UCAS code Fee (UK)
per year
Fee (international)
per year
Sep 2021 Oxstalls, Gloucester B951 £9,250 £14,700
Jan 2022 Oxstalls, Gloucester B951 £9,250 £14,700
Sep 2022 Oxstalls, Gloucester B951
Jan 2023 Oxstalls, Gloucester B951

Possible careers

Graduates of this course can advance their careers in NHS and private healthcare settings, including minor injuries units, health surgeries and emergency care teams. As a qualification recognised in many countries around the world, graduates may also be able to pursue roles in overseas healthcare settings (subject to their right to work).

Gain your BSc Honours degree in one further year of study

Top up your existing Level 5 paramedic science qualification and open up a range of possibilities for career enhancement.

Student paramedic talking on walkie talkie

Build your leadership skills and contemporary knowledge

You’ll develop your abilities in leadership, communication and decision-making – with topics including emergency mental health and pharmacology, along with workplace learning.

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