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Paramedic Science (subject to approval)

Queen Margaret University

Content

The new BSc Paramedic Science course will provide students with the necessary skills and competencies to deliver out of hospital care, in a range of health settings as a member of an integrated health and social care team. To do this QMU works closely with the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Over the three years you will learn how to respond safely and effectively in emergency and non-emergency situations. You will develop skills of assessment, diagnosis, management and treatment of people. Your learning will be underpinned by evidence. Topics in the course include: biological sciences, management of health and illness, communication skills, person-centred practice, leadership and
management. We will help you to develop as a critically thinking, reflective professional who is able to work independently or part of a team.

Entry Requirements

4 Highers at BBBB (standard entry) or BBCC (widening access entry) including Biology (or Human Biology) and English or another English based subject plus National 5 English (if not held at Higher) and Maths or Applications of Maths and preferably another science subject.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

3 years

Faculty

School of Health Sciences

Department

Health Professions

SCQF Level

9

Website

www.qmu.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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