Not offered in 2021


Credit points


Minimum duration

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Online
  • Other


Nationally, Online

EFTSL value of units : All 10cp 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:

a. i. have completed a Bachelor degree in Paramedicine (or equivalent);


ii. have completed a Graduate Certificate in Paramedicine.

b. Provide evidence of engagement with an Ambulance Service, in a paid or voluntary capacity, either currently or within the last 5 years.


Disclaimer :


Completion requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Paramedicine, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings:

a. 50 cp Paramedicine Units (Part A);

b. 20 cp Core Units (Part B);


For Coursework Stream:

c. 10 cp Interdisciplinary Elective Unit (Part C). 

For Research Stream:

d. 10 cp Research Stream Units (Part D).

Part A : Paramedicine Units

Complete exactly 50 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PARA601Advanced Pharmacology10
PARA602Advanced, Intensive and Extended Care10
PARA603Extended Clinical Care - specialisations10
PARA604Disaster Health10
PARA605Chronic Illness: Epidemiology and Clinical Interventions10

Part B : Core Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC605Leadership in Health Care10
HLSC640Interpreting Health Research10

Part C : Coursework Stream

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

Electives to be selected in consultation with the Course Coordinator.

Part D : Research Stream Units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC647Quantitative Research Methods10
HLSC646Qualitative Research Methods10

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