Paramedic Practice

  • Career focused

    Our courses are in line with the College of Paramedics Career Framework, meaning you'll be fully prepared for your future career as a paramedic

  • Excellent training

    Our tutors are all experienced paramedics and clinicians within the NHS

  • Practical experience

    Our DipHE programme includes access to a range of work placements, so you'll have lots of practical experience under your belt

As one of the biggest provider of health professionals in the North West, our expert team of lecturers are committed to providing the best possible grounding to start or further your paramedic career.

What Paramedic Practice courses do we offer?


We also offer a wide range of CPD/Short courses in Paramedic Practice:

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Why study Paramedic Practice at the University of Cumbria?

At the University of Cumbria we have been providing continuing professional development for paramedics since 2000. Designed in collaboration with Local Ambulance Services to meet the educational needs of paramedics and those working in emergency care settings, our range of undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses in Paramedic Practice will broaden your knowledge and skills and improve your career prospects.

Our programmes are delivered by an experienced and knowledgeable team who embrace a flexible approach to learning. As a student on one of our Paramedic Practice courses you'll acquire the relevant skills for a successful career in the paramedic service in high-spec facilities, and alongside experienced professionals.

Resources and Facilities

We are amongst the UK’s leading health departments and are one of the biggest providers of health training in the North West.

We are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students and provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff.

As a student on one of our Paramedic Practice courses you will have access to NHS standard facilities, including a state of the art ambulance simulator, ward facilities and clinical skills areas.

With an excellent graduate employment record, a Paramedic Practice qualification from the university can help you develop and stand out as a professional in emergency care settings.

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