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Bachelor of Paramedicine
Bachelor of Paramedicine

Bachelor of Paramedicine

  • ID:GU610124
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C); One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3&4, C).

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English.

The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 7.0

  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)

  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 65 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 58.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Course Information

A limited number of places for International students will be available in the Bachelor of Paramedicine program from 2018.

You will be prepared to work as a paramedic in a range of traditional and non-traditional settings. You will gain clinical decision-making, problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and will learn about human body systems, paramedic practice, emergency treatment of disease and response to trauma.

You will also develop strong practical skills through clinical simulation delivered through Griffith's extensive range of simulation facilities and will complete a range of clinical placements to enhance your professional practice.

Honours is available through an additional year of study.


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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

  • Introduction to Paramedic Practice - 1811MED

  • Psychosocial Development across the Lifespan - 1804NRS

  • Cells, Tissues and Regulation - 1014MSC

  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems I - 1016MSC

  • Expanding Paramedic Practice - 1812MED

  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems II - 1017MSC

  • Health Challenges for the 21st Century - 1205MED

  • Work Integrated Learning 1 - 1801MED

  • Science of Infection Control - 3001MSC

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Medical and Toxicological Conditions in Paramedic Practice - 2814MED

  • Cardiac Conditions in Paramedic Practice - 2811MED

  • First Peoples Health and Practice - 3121MED

  • Legal and Ethical Principles in Healthcare - 2805NRS

  • Public Health Research Methods - 2214MED

  • Respiratory Conditions in Paramedic Practice - 2812MED

  • Trauma and Environmental Conditions in Paramedic Practice - 2820MED

  • Pharmacology - 2018PHM

  • Work Integrated Learning 2 - 2801MED

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Work Integrated Learning 3 - 3801MED

  • Major Incident Management in Paramedic Practice - 3811MED

  • Mental Health Conditions in Paramedic Practice - 3810MED

  • Maternal and Neonatal Conditions in Paramedic Practice - 3820MED

  • Integrated Care within Paramedic Practice - 3830MED

  • Transition to Paramedic Practice (Capstone) - 3840MED

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates of this degree will be able to apply for employment as a graduate level paramedic within Australia (following registration) and a number of other countries. Other careers areas may also include the military, mining and other commercial paramedic opportunities.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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