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Bachelor of Paramedicine
University of Southern Queensland - Ipswich

Course outline

This program provides students with the skills and clinical knowledge needed to be a paramedic. Students are trained in the areas of patient assessment, decision-making and practical skill acquisition that is required for working in the challenging setting of paramedic practice. Students complete clinical placements with Queensland Ambulance Service and in other healthcare settings to gain hands-on experience. These experiences are enhanced by on campus training labs that include simulated ambulances to improve their practical skills and clinical decision-making. This program has been designed by leading medical and paramedic staff who understand paramedic practice. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Paramedicine at UniSQ.


Practical experience is an integral component of the program and each student is required to undertake and satisfactorily complete four clinical placements across the degree.

Other requirements

Prior to undertaking clinical placements with Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) students must meet the medical, physical and functional requirements of QAS for student paramedics and must have a current first aid certificate, Blue Card, evidence of hepatitis B status and have a current criminal history police check.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.

Additional entry requirements

Inherent requirements are applicable to the program please refer to for more information.

Recommended study
Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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




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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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

Graduate ambulance paramedic. With further training: intensive care paramedic, flight paramedic, industrial paramedic, clinical education, management roles.


Membership may be sought with the Australasian College of Paramedicine (ACP).

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Start Date
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16 Jan 2025

Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

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