Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Advanced Pre-Hospital Trauma Care

This course offers a mix of practical vocational and academic study. Students focus on understanding the rationale behind pre-hospital trauma patient care management, and on evaluating and developing practice; students develop their innovation, research and creativity to improve their own service delivery and be able to contribute to the emerging body of underpinning evidence within professional practice. As part of your course students gain specialist vocational qualifications including advanced life support; advanced paediatric life support; major incident management; pre-hospital obstetric emergency training; pre-hospital trauma life support. These professional qualifications are all accredited by the Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) (2012) and the Resuscitation Council (UK).

Entry requirements

Registered health care professional with 2 years post registration experience within critical care/pre-hospital care. Applicants may gain entry to the course by clearly demonstrating on their application that their qualifications and experience are equivalent to a recognised medical degree qualification as follows: Registration with the Nurses and Midwives Council or equivalent; Registration with the Health Care Professions Council or equivalent; General Medical Council Registration or equivalent; Currently practicing within Pre-Hospital Trauma care. If English is not the 1st language students should be able to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (academic level) or equivalent English language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Course modules

Core modules include: advanced trauma and emergency care within the pre-hospital setting; advanced management and specialist practice in pre-hospital care; research studies; major project. Optional modules include: Global leadership; advancing professional decision making.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed throughout the course through online activities, reviews of literature, a dissertation, observational structured clinical exams and multiple choice exams.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,450 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Chelmsford Campus Chelmsford CM1 1SQ South East

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