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Undergraduate Paramedic Practice

Paramedic Practice is one of the fastest developing health professions. Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and delivered primarily at our St James’ site in Manchester, our BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice degree prepares you for roles within the ambulance service, urgent care centres, GP clinics and other health and social care settings.

Ranked top 3 in the UK – and 1st in NW – Overall (Guardian Good University Guide 2024 – Paramedic Science), learn from registered paramedics and a range of specialists. Train in our ambulance simulator. Solve problems in our 3D immersive simulation suite. Then apply everything you’ve learnt to practice – you’ll spend half of your time on the frontline with ambulance crews and other healthcare teams.

As an approved HCPC programme, on graduation you'll be eligible to apply to join the professional register and work as a paramedic .

100% of our Paramedic Practice students are employed or in further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes data released 2023 from 2020/21 graduates).

Apply theory to practice on a range of placements in urgent and emergency care settings across the North West.

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Discover Paramedic Practice at Edge Hill University

Paramedic practice is one of the fastest developing health professions. Studying our course, approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, you’ll prepare for roles within the ambulance service, urgent care centres, GP clinics, and other health and social care settings.

Facilities

Paramedic practice is delivered primarily at St James’ in central Manchester, while our Nurse Paramedic programme is split between St James’ and Edge Hill University.

St James’ provides an extensive modern clinical simulation suite, including a mock operating theatre, ambulance simulator and clinical skills stations. A 3D immersive simulation suite enables you to practice clinical scenarios in a realistic, supportive and safe environment.

The clinical skills facilities at Edge Hill University include ward simulations and operating theatres with industry-standard equipment, as well as mannequins that can simulate a wide range of symptoms, from pregnancy to a high temperature.

Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre