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Bachelor of Paramedicine
Bachelor of Paramedicine

Bachelor of Paramedicine

  • ID:CSU610007
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirements

A minimum overall Academic IELTS score of 7.0 with no score below a 6.5 in each of the individual skill areas or a qualification deemed equivalent.

Other Requirements

A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR of 70 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.


Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.


A completed AQF Certificate IV or higher level qualification.


50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.


A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.


Qualified paramedics employed full-time with an ambulance service and who have completed a minimum of 2 years’ full time or part time service.


Full-time medics with the Australian Defence Forces (ADF) who have completed the Basic Medical Assistance course and have 2 years post-qualification experience.


Licensed or Registered Advanced Care Paramedics (ACP) in Canada with a minimum of 2 years’ full time or part time experience currently practicing or eligible to practice in Canada.


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Paramedicine will be required to obtain a National Police Certificate, have appropriate immunisation status and hold a Senior First-Aid Certificate prior to enrolment in their first placement subject (with exception for the Licensed or Registered Canadian ACP Applicants).

This course has mandatory competencies that must be passed to ensure satisfactory course completion. Applicants with health, medical or other conditions may be unable to complete these mandatory competencies and hence be ineligible to graduate from the course.


Course Information

Our Bachelor of Paramedicine prepares you to work in emergency ambulance and out-of-hospital healthcare environments in regional, remote and urban settings.

  • A rich history, and industry alliances

    Charles Sturt University was Australia's first provider of a paramedicine degree and has a proud history of producing high-quality paramedicine graduates with excellent employment outcomes. You'll learn from academics who are international leaders, bringing diverse overseas experiences to the curriculum, while also maintaining close ties with the largest ambulance service in Australia, NSW Ambulance.

  • Outstanding facilities

    Not only will you benefit from learning in our simulation facilities and equipment on campus at Bathurst or Port Macquarie; you'll also undertake supported work placements, enabling you to learn directly from practising paramedics in real-life emergency care settings. International study opportunities also provide unique insights, skills and experiences that will ultimately enhance your competitiveness in the workforce.

  • Develop the skills you need

    This course focuses on delivering community-based paramedicine, including integration with health providers in urban, rural and remote communities. Become a qualified paramedic who can care for critically ill patients and engage and care for obstetric, geriatric, paediatric and special needs patients. Your skill set will encompass advanced trauma and cardiac life support, stroke management and airway management including endotracheal intubation, laryngeal mask airways and cricothyroidotomy.

  • Online study options for eligible students

    Already employed as a paramedic or medic in the Army, Navy or Air Force? Our credit arrangements allow you to study online and complete your degree sooner.

  • Honours

    If you receive a credit average in the first and second years, you may be eligible to study the Bachelor of Paramedicine (Honours). The Honours program trains you in a range of research techniques and lets you pursue an in-depth project in an area of interest under the guidance of an experienced supervisor.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Most of our graduates are working as paramedics within a year of graduation, in both advanced and developing countries. And as paramedicine moves toward professional registration under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), a degree with Charles Sturt University will ensure you start your career with the best possible qualifications.

Pursue roles in Australia or overseas

Paramedicine is a growing global career and your qualifications will enable you to work as a paramedic in emergency, ambulance and out-of-hospital healthcare environments around the world.

Work within a variety of industries and settings

Employment opportunities include private and event paramedic services, mining and natural resources sector emergency services, defence forces and international paramedic and emergency response services. You may also progress to management or training roles.

Join NSW Ambulance or other ambulance services

New South Wales Ambulance (NSWA) is a diverse organisation, employing more than 4000 people. NSWA is unique in that it offers frontline staff the opportunity to specialise in diverse areas, such as special operations, aeromedical services, snow operations, rapid response, and counter disaster. A career with NSWA offers a range of employment opportunities for advancement and ongoing development.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 559 $ AUD per year

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