University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Paramedic Science

This course is suitable for paramedics who want to develop managerial, leadership, interpersonal and problem-solving skills; it gives students advanced knowledge and skills in specialist clinical elements, and provides flexible study options through a modular structure.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be registered paramedics. If you do not possess a relevant university degree you must provide evidence of appropriate continued professional development of level 6 studies and a commitment towards personal and professional development. You must have at least 1 year's post-qualification experience (post internship). You must also satisfy the University's English language requirement for this programme, IELTS at Level 7.0 (including 7.0 in the writing component).

Course modules

Modules include: independent reflection in professional practice 1; preparing for postgraduate success; principles and practice of advanced pre-hospital trauma care; research dissertation; research methods. Optional modules: cardiology in out-of-hospital care; care of older people in the out-of-hospital urgent care environment; clinical negligence; contemporary influences on professional paramedic practice; contemporary pain management issues in the health sciences; developing and managing people in healthcare; expert witness; facilitation of education in practice 1; facilitation of education in practice 2; imaging for trauma; immunology in health and illness; independent professional study 1; independent professional study 2; independent reflection in professional practice 1; independent reflection in professional practice 2; independent work based skills 1; independent work based skills 2; methods of inquiry; research methods; research methods distance learning.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 645 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 6 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 645 per Credit (Scotland) 6 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 645 per Credit (Wales) 6 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 645 per Credit (England) 6 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (England) 6 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Scotland) 6 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Wales) 6 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Scotland) 6 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Wales) 6 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (England) 6 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

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