Teesside University

Teesside University

Pre-Hospital Care

You develop your understanding of the strategic challenges faced, the role of emerging technology and practices to meet the demands as well as developing research skills to add to the evidence base of pre-hospital care. You enhance your research skills, improving your knowledge of evidence based practice as well as how research projects are designed; this culminates in undertaking your own research dissertation. In addition you study how the challenges of providing pre-hospital care are met across a wide range of practice areas, considering legal constraints and the role of emerging technology to meet the challenges faced.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a good 1st degree (2.2 or higher), be a registered healthcare professional and have experience in a relevant field of pre-hospital care; applications are encouraged from international students. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Year 1 core modules: Advancing practice in pre-hospital care; evidence-based practice; innovative working in pre-hospital care; medico-legal influences in pre-hospital care. Year 2 core modules: Designing research projects. 1 optional module: Advanced personal effectiveness in leadership; facilitating adult learning; global health; health and social care in context; managing critical illness and injury in the pre-hospital setting; negotiated learning; public health in the developing world; supportive care for patients with long-term conditions. Year 3 core modules: Dissertation.

Assessment methods

The course uses a variety of assessment methods including written assignments, the preparation of digital media presentations, project proposals and the final dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

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Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176