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K89 Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science)

The Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science) prepares students for a dynamic healthcare environment. Inclusive of the public health, social, cultural and clinical aspects of paramedical science, this course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to deliver care within a range of clinical, policy and/or organisational contexts. This comprehensive course aims to prepare graduates to practice high quality paramedicine in a wide spectrum of healthcare and cultural settings and to lead Australian and international trends in healthcare provision. To meet the requirements of this program students in this work integrated program will have been selected for employment by an ambulance service or will be a practicing paramedic in an ambulance service.


Standard University admission requirements apply.



This course is available on Joondalup Campus.

The home campus for this course is Joondalup. However, students studying in the respective work integrated programs will be required to attend the nominated jurisdictional training facility for their particular undergraduate degree program.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

This is a work integrated program that provides a mixture of standard class room teaching, intensive workshops and external on line studies.

This course requires 360 credit points (24 units) to complete.

Semester 1
HST1124 Health Communication 15
SCH1101 Cultural Studies 15
SCH1134 Human Structure and Function 15
NST2106 Mental Health Problems and Disorders 15
Semester 2
PSP1106 Clinical Skills for Paramedical Practice 15
SCH1143 Systems Physiology 15
SCH1105 Introduction to Pharmacology 15
SCH3236 Pharmacology 15
PST1101 Introduction to Paramedical Practice 15
Summer School
PST1105 Disease States in Emergency Care 15
Semester 1
PST1102 Foundations of Paramedical Practice 15
PST2101 Foundations of Paramedical Practice 2 15
PSP2102 Paramedic Practicum 1 15
Semester 2
SCH2204 Pre Hospital Policy, Ethics and Legal Issues 15
PST2106 Pre-hospital Diagnostic Techniques 15
Summer Semester
PST3103 Trauma Studies for Paramedics 15
PSP3102 Hospital Practicum for Paramedics 15
Students in the Work Integrated Learning program for the Northern Territory must substitute NST3204 for PSP3102.
Semester 1
PST3106 Paediatric Studies for Paramedics 15
PSP3105 Clinical Practicum 3 15
PSP3101 Advanced Paramedical Practice 1 15
Semester 2
PST3210 Pre Hospital Perspectives in Emergency Management 15
HST2122 Health Research Methodology 15
PST3107 Obstetric Studies for Paramedics 15
Summer Semester
PSP3103 Advanced Paramedical Practice 2 15
PST3104 Medical Studies for Paramedics 15
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012