Paramedic Science FAQ's
If you're interested in studying Paramedic Science with us, then you might naturally have some questions about placement, entry requirements, the course and assessments. To try and help answer any queries you might have before applying for the course, please take a look below at some of our FAQ's.
What are the entry requirements?
In addition to the academic requirements, you should also be able to show evidence of customer facing or care experience. There is no timescale for this, as it is more about quality than quantity, however this should be highlighted within your application.
What is the application process like?
What are the key dates for the course?
How will I be assessed?
When is Welcome Week?
Where will I go on placement?
Will I have to travel for placement?
- Enhanced Disclosure: £54.40
- Standard Disclosure: £37.40
- Basic Disclosure: £39.40
What will my role be on placement?
Are placements optional or mandatory?
How long do placements last?
Will I be provided with a uniform?
Do you offer placement opportunities abroad?
Do I need a driving licence?
We also recommend that you have the C1 provisional licence, as the eye test that stopped a few people from being able to drive an NHS ambulance. If you have concerns about this, please contact Karen Gubbins, BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science Admissions Tutor. Not being able to get the C1 does not mean you will not be able to undertake the course, but your employment opportunities could be affected.
Can I park on campus?
What financial help is available?
Do I need to buy anything before I start?
What societies can I join?
What facilities do you have for Paramedic Science students?
If you have any further questions about this course, please contact our Course Enquiries team.