Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01595D

Confidently provide healthcare in a community-based setting. Paramedics are often the first contacts for people who require emergency primary healthcare. This program will provide you with a strong foundation in clinical sciences and paramedicine.In this program you will explore all areas of paramedic practice including human pathophysiology, behavioural health, pharmacology, clinical leadership, and legal and ethical practice. You’ll learn from experienced paramedics and other professionals to provide you with clinical knowledge, skills and practice and gain hands-on experience through real-life simulations in our specialised paramedic labs and complete clinical placements. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to apply to AHPRA for registration as a Registered Paramedic and membership with the Australasian College of Paramedicine.


Total units: 288

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent.


Paramedics Australasia; Student Paramedics Australasia (SPA); Australian and New Zealand College of Paramedics

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UniSC Sunshine Coast
  • ATAR: 82
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

To be eligible to commence clinical placement students must provide evidence of having met all mandatory requirements; be required to purchase the student paramedic uniform which includes shirt, trousers, boots, belt, personal protective equipment and soft shell jacket before going on placement. The approximate cost of the full uniform set is $550; and be required to purchase other items of personal medical equipment such as a stethoscope and sphygmomanometer.

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