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Published: 26 January 2022

Top jobs with a paramedic science degree

Did you know that 100% of our paramedic science graduates go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes survey 2021)? Find out what roles our students have gone on to and who they’re working for. 

 

 

*UK domiciled graduates of full-time, undergraduate qualifications, in full-time employment, from higher education institutions

Job roles

Our BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), which means that on successful completion of your studies, you’ll have the academic requirements needed to register to work as a paramedic.

Throughout your career, you’ll work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, with opportunities to get involved with specialist practice, GP surgeries and community services. You may also want to explore alternative career paths including education, management, mentoring and research. 

Visit the NHS careers website for further information about being a paramedic.

"Studying paramedic science is hands down the best decision I have ever made, and I feel extremely proud to be a Surrey student."

Amy Herkes, Paramedic Science BSc 

Employers

The NHS is the largest employer of paramedics in the UK. Our alumni can be found working for NHS trusts across the UK, with recent graduates working for:

  • Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
  • South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

Locations

With your HCPC registration, you’ll be eligible to work throughout the UK. You can also use your qualification to practise outside of the UK, within the EU or further afield.

Supporting your career journey  

Over the last decade, our employment figures have been among the best in the UK. We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.

 

Find out more about our paramedic science course

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