Credit points


Minimum duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent.


New South Wales

Assumed knowledge: Nil at year 12 level


Prerequisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C)


Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Completion requirements

To qualify the degree, a student must complete 240 cp consisting of:

  1. 50 cp from Interdisciplinary Units (Part A)
  2. 20 cp from University Core Units (Part B)
  3. 170 cp from Paramedicine Units
  4. 110cp from Paramedicine Theory Units (Part C)
  5. 60 cp from Paramedicine Practice Units (Part D).

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator and bound by decisions of the School Committee.

Part A : Interdisciplinary Units

Complete exactly 50 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BIOL121Human Biological Science 110
BIOL122Human Biological Science 210
HLSC120Indigenous Health and Culture10
HLSC122Evidence for Practice10
HLSC220Health Care Ethics10

Part B : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10
PHCC102Being Human10
PHCC104Ethics and the Good Life10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10
PHCC320The Just Society10

Part C : Paramedicine Theory Units

Complete exactly 110 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PARA114Personal and Interpersonal Skills for Paramedicine10
PARA115Fundamentals of Paramedicine Care10
PARA126Paramedicine Theory: Primary Care10
PARA214Paramedicine Principles: Pharmacotherapy and Toxicology10
PARA216Paramedicine Theory: Medical 110
PARA225Paramedicine Care: Mental Health and Vulnerable Populations10
PARA226Paramedicine Theory: Medical 210
PARA314Contemporary Challenges in Paramedicine10
PARA316Paramedicine Theory: Lifespan Health10
PARA325Paramedicine Care: High Acuity and Major Incidents10
PARA329Transition in Paramedic Practice and Professionalism10

Part D : Paramedicine Practice Units

Complete exactly 60 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PARA127Paramedicine in Practice: Primary Care10
PARA217Paramedicine in Practice: Medical 110
PARA227Paramedicine in Practice: Medical 210
PARA317Paramedicine in Practice: Lifespan Health10
PARA323Community Engagement and Paramedic Practice Innovations10
PARA327Paramedicine in Practice: Complex Care10

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