Glasgow Caledonian University Paramedic

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Glasgow Caledonian University Paramedic

BSc Paramedic Science (Subject to Approval)

The modern paramedic treats and cares for people locally, or in their home, to assist in reducing avoidable hospital admissions, as well as for emergency situations.

Throughout this challenging and exciting programme you will learn alongside other healthcare practitioners reflecting the collaborative nature of working in a modern healthcare system.

BSc Paramedic Science is the first full time undergraduate degree of its kind in Scotland. Our state of the art simulation laboratory, including high fidelity mannequins and technology will give you an authentic learning experience delivered by excellent lecturers from a variety of clinical backgrounds.

Practice based education within the Scottish Ambulance Service in addition to a range of placements within health and social care will allow you to link and enhance the theory and practical knowledge and skills gained in teaching time.

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Course Details

3 Years
Start Date
September 2017
Full Time
Subject Area
Health and Social Care
GCU Glasgow


Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. A guide to fees at GCU.

Additional Costs

Driving Licence
Paramedics must hold a clean UK Driving Licence with a provisional C1 entitlement added and pass an advanced driving course (not pursuit). This is not an entry requirement but you should achieve these independently before the end of the programme to increase your employment opportunities.

You will also have to think about accommodation, living costs, travel, books and socialising. To make things as simple as possible we have information on all of this available at and