This course prepares you as an ambulance paramedics when you graduate. Foundation studies in the anatomy and physiology of the human body and an introduction to health and disease concepts and statistical methods in health are followed by advanced units with an increasing emphasis on clinical skills through supervised practice with the Queensland Ambulance Service.
You complete placements in metro and regional areas of Queensland, or travel overseas and work on shift with paramedics in other services.
The QUT Offer Guarantee does not apply to this course.
For more course information, visit Bachelor of Paramedic Science at QUT.
All students undertake a summer semester enrolment at the end of first year.
There are additional course requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. These requirements may have associated costs. Information is available from qut.edu.au/study.
A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution. Before undertaking clinical placements with the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS), you must undertake a health and fitness test, have a hepatitis B vaccination, and have a criminal history check.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years
English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
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Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
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Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
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Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Ambulance paramedic with agencies such as the Queensland Ambulance Service and other clinical settings.
Paramedics Australasia; Australian & New Zealand College of Paramedicine.
3 years Full time