Bachelor of Paramedic Science

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

This course is designed for students interested in an exciting and rewarding career in emergency care. Students will develop foundation knowledge in sciences, human body systems, study and research skills, and paramedic practice. Additionally, training will focus on disease processes and emergency treatment, and include practical placements in paramedic care, ensuring graduates are work ready with skills highly sought after by employers in the paramedic services industry.

Structure

23 units (144 credit points).

Subjects

  • Paramedic science

Standard entry requirements

English (units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent. English language requirements apply.

Recognition

This course is also fully accredited with the Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA).

Study pathways

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Paramedic Science, students may undertake postgraduate study including Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management, Graduate Diploma of Paramedic Science (Critical Care) and Master of Paramedic Science (Paramedic Practitioner).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Online Study
  • ATAR: 75
  • ATAR: 75
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
CQUniversity Cairns
  • ATAR: 75
  • ATAR: 75
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North
  • ATAR: 75
  • ATAR: 75
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
CQUniversity Townsville
  • ATAR: 75
  • ATAR: 75
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

There are several recommended and compulsory residential schools for some units if students choose to study online. In addition, completion of 15 weeks (600 hours) of work placement with the Queensland Ambulance Service is also required. Recommended study: Biology; Chemistry; English (4,SA), Maths B (4,SA) and Science. To find out more about CQUniversity's English language requirements visit www.cqu.edu.au/elp.

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