The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care

Programme Overview

Start Dates

The programme has two intakes a year, in March and September. Current application deadlines can be found here.


Modules are designed to be studied part-time, with each module being approximately 100 hours of student learning over a period of 3 months. The maximum and minimum duration for each study level are below. Study breaks can be incorporated during the duration of your study, time allowing. 

  • Diploma - minimum of 3 years, maximum of 5 years (12 online modules plus a Residential in Edinburgh)
  • Certificate - minimum of 18 months, maximum of 3 years (6 online modules)
  • CPD Module - 3 months per module


The fees for the 2019 academic year are:

  • Pay Per Module - £566
  • Diploma Pre-Paid - £6,762
  • Certificate Pre-Paid - £3,381



Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)

The RCSEd DipROM Programme is accredited by the ACRRM (Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine) for the 2017 - 2019 triennium. The Programme has been awarded 30 Core Points on the ACRRM PDP points framework. Full details available at: 

FPHC Membership

All new students joining the programme will be offered one year’s free FPHC membership at Provider Level. Further details about membership levels and benefits can be found here 

Upcoming System Maintenance & Network Disruption

Due to essential systems maintenance and upgrades there will be intermittent interruptions to some on-line services on Saturday 27th of February. There will be further interruption to some core services on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd of March.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.