Published: 26 January 2024

Top jobs with a paramedic science degree

A degree in paramedic science will equip you with the experience, skills and knowledge needed to start your career in this rewarding field. Discover more about our undergraduate Paramedic Science course and what your future could hold. 

Your future, your choice 

Our 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 could also explore alternative career paths in education, management, mentoring or 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 
Amy Herkes, BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science


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.

100 per cent of our health sciences graduates go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2023, HESA).


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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