Scott Goudie FdSc BSc(Hons) PGCert MA FHEA MCPara

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Scott is a Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Greenwich.

Scott was formerly from the South East Coast Ambulance Service, where he worked as a Paramedic and Operational Team Leader in the Thanet area of Kent.

He joined Kent ambulance in 2004 as a Trainee Ambulance Technician and continued as a Qualified Ambulance Technician until 2008 when he was successful in gaining a place on the FdSc Paramedic Science programme at St. George's University London. Upon completion, Scott worked as a Paramedic in the East of Kent.

In 2012, Scott started studying at the University of Greenwich, whilst working full time operationally, and finished in 2015 with a BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Health and Social Care. During this time, he became a practice educator and clinical mentor for paramedic science students, helping to guide their development whilst out on placement.

In 2013, Scott became a Clinical Team Leader responsible for a team of mixed grade clinicians and the everyday running of ambulance operations. Whilst in this role he undertook Operational Commander training at the National Ambulance Resilience Unit. Further courses taken included Special Operations Response Team (SORT), which covered chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNe) incidents and Marauding Terrorist Attack (MTA) where he trained to operate in heavy ballistics equipment in mass casualty environments.

Scott teaches on many of the modules that make up the paramedic science degree and supervises students with their final year projects. He is responsible for the organisation and running of a 30-credit paramedic skills module taught in the first year of the paramedic programme.

Scott gained his Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education in 2017 along with Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and completed his Master's Degree in Education with higher education endorsement in 2019 finishing with a distinction.

Posts held previously:

External Examiner University of Stirling –   Paramedic Science Sep 2021 - Present
Paramedic Herne Bay Integrated Care LTD Feb 2021 - Present
HCP Immunisations Kent Community Healthcare NHS Trust Dec 2020 – Oct 2021
Custody Visitor (Voluntary) Kent Police & Crime Commissioners Office Nov 2018 – Feb 2022
Inclusivity Champion School of Health Sciences Nov 2018 - July 2021
Clinical Education Facilitator University of Greenwich Aug 2016 - Aug 2022
Bank Paramedic South East Coast Ambulance Service Aug 2016 - May 2018
Operational Commander South East Coast Ambulance Service 2014 to 2016
Clinical Team Leader South East Coast Ambulance Service 2013 to 2016
Paramedic South East Coast Ambulance Service 2011 to 2016
Student Paramedic South East Coast Ambulance Service 2008 to 2011
Ambulance Technician Kent Ambulance Service 2005 to 2008
Trainee Technician Kent Ambulance Service 2004 to 2005
Health Care Assistant Woodlands Nursing Home 2000 to 2004
Trainer / Assessor British Red Cross 1998 to 2004
Ambulance Aid British Red Cross 1998 to 2004
First Aider British Red Cross 1997 to 2004

Responsibilities within the university

  • Delivering lectures and skill sessions on the various modules of the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science Programme and other health care programmes as required
  • Undergraduate project supervisor for pre and post registration students
  • Module leader
  • Personal tutor group leader
  • Staff mentor for PGCert in Higher Education programme


  • Registered Paramedic with the Health Care and Professions Council
  • Member of the College of Paramedics
  • Campus Liaison for the College of Paramedics
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • External Examiner for the BSc Paramedic Science programme, University of Stirling - 2021 to 2025

Research / Scholarly interests

Scott's current research is concerned with promoting inclusivity in paramedic undergraduate curriculum design. His scholarly interests include cardiology and paramedic skills-based education.

Recent publications

Goudie, S. (2018) 'Online CPD Courses: Do They Enhance Student Knowledge?', Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching, 11(1), pp. 17-19.


Goudie, S., Boden, G. & Stewart, A. (2017) 'Fake News: There Is No Place for Twitter In Education: A 21st Century Case Study', Educational Development Unit, University of Greenwich. Available at:

Boden, G., Hart, L., Goudie, S., Li, S. (2016) 'Student engagement through pre-learning, in class quizzing, polling and electronic interaction'. Educational Development Unit, University of Greenwich. Available at: