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Institute of Health

Paramedic Science with Foundation Year

BSc (Hons) Full-time 3 years, Full-time 4 years

This full-time course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to practice as a Paramedic.

This full-time course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to practice as a Paramedic.

  • Institute Code W75
  • UCAS Code B952
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  • Start Date(s) 12 April 2021, 21 September 2020
  • Award BSc (Hons)
  • Study Mode Full-time
  • Course Length Full-time (3 years), Full-time (4 years)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus, University of Wolverhampton
  • School Institute of Health

Why choose this course?

This full-time course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to practice as a Paramedic. On successful completion of the course, graduates will be eligible to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for registration as a paramedic. The course offers education and training in the rewarding, challenging and diverse role of a paramedic, teaching the essential emergency and urgent care skills that are needed for safe care delivery.

The programme is delivered in partnership with the West Midlands Ambulance Service who will provide you with experiential learning in the out-of-hospital unscheduled care environment. You will also have opportunities to develop skills in simulation and experience placements in the wider NHS. This course will prepare you for key aspects of the paramedic role including public interaction, contributions to all aspect of community and out-of-hospital care, and working in demanding conditions and challenging environments.

What happens on the course?

Please note the first year of this course will be taught at Wolverhampton City Campus, followed by three years at Walsall Campus. 

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £12250 per year 2020-21

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

2020 Entry

  • GCSE Maths and English at Grade C+/4 or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications include Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and Learn Direct Level 2.

Please note we do NOT accept GCSE Short Courses.

Applicants will also need to demonstrate that, on entry to the programme, they have capability for digital and technological literacy to meet course outcomes. Evidence of digital literacy and technological literacy capability will therefore be aligned to the online application process

Applicants will also be required to provide a satisfactory personal statement detailing your motivation for studying this course. See our Personal Statement Guidance for further information and provide satisfactory references (academic or employer).

If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.

Important information

This course is not currently available to international applicants.

Those meeting the entry requirements may be shortlisted for a values-based selection process.

If you have accepted a Conditional Offer made by the University of Wolverhampton you will receive correspondence asking you to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The charge for this will be a DBS fee of £40.00 and a £6.00 ID check service fee. You will also need an Occupational Health Check.

Tuition Fees Loan Home and EU National):

Most students will be able to apply for loans to help pay for these. Depending on where you live, if you have been to University previously and your circumstances, grants, bursaries and scholarships might also be available. Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

EU students applying for the 2020/21 academic year:

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students will continue to be eligible for 'home fee status' for entry in September 2020, and will continue to have access to financial support available via student loans for the duration of their course. For more information take a look at the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay. For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund. for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages



You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

Telephone

01902 32 22 22

Email

enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

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