A Paramedic provides specialist care and essential treatment to patients of all ages in a variety of dynamic emergency and urgent healthcare settings. Very often the first emergency service and healthcare expert on scene, they can administer a range of life-saving treatments and provide vital information and support to people suffering from a variety of traumatic injuries and/or medical problems.
As a student Paramedic, this course aims to prepare you to face the challenges that come with providing emergency and urgent care to an ageing and diverse population in the pre-hospital and out-of-hospital environment.
94% of our students agreed they found the course intellectually stimulating.
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market.
Paramedic graduates from Coventry University are much sought after by NHS Ambulance Trusts and the majority of our graduates have secured employment as a Paramedic even before they have completed their course. We work closely with Ambulance Trusts and partners and many of our graduates choose to secure employment with their placement provider.
While most graduates initially choose to work in an NHS Ambulance Trust, the range of opportunities for a Paramedic is expanding. Careers available outside the NHS include event cover, forensic Paramedics and private ambulance services.
The University's Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences’ own Employability and Placements Unit can help you to find suitable work placements and give you advice on how to get the most out of them.
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