Paramedic Science

How many UCAS points are required for the Paramedic Science course?

Paramedic Science courses require 120 UCAS points and is a 3-year undergraduate degree programmes. These are full-time courses and there are no part-time options available. One of your level 3 qualifications must be in a Biology or BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science. Examples of science subjects include healthcare, human biology, biology, physics, chemistry, psychology, mathematics, and social science. Please note that General Studies and Critical Thinking will not be counted towards the UCAS point requirement. You will require Level 2 English and Maths qualifications (such as GCSE or Functional Skills, or equivalent). Please note that you will not be able to start a course unless you already possess these qualifications.

You should have a keen interest in the health sector and will also enjoy helping others, be caring, and pay attention to detail. If you have experience in a relevant field this may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

You can also chat with our staff directly every Wednesday from 2 pm - 4 pm and periodically throughout the working week.

Alternatively, chat with our current students who will be able to share this information with you and any other course-related queries.

Or book onto one of our Open Days or Course Advice Days to find out more and speak with the team.

If you have an alternative qualification or any academic enquiries relating to this you can contact the Paramedic Sciences Team to discuss, their contact details can be found at the bottom of the Nursing and Midwifery course page which you can find from the Paramedic Science course page.


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