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Diploma of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Paramedicine
Griffith College - Gold Coast

Course outline

In the higher education diploma year, students develop fundamental academic skills and cement their knowledge in core concepts required for a career in health. On successful completion of the diploma, if meeting all criteria, students progress into the Bachelor of Paramedicine with partial credit.This degree prepares students to work as paramedics in a range of settings. Students develop foundational knowledge in human body systems, general paramedic practice, management of a variety of conditions and situations including trauma, medical, mental health, maternity, and major incident management. Once graduated, students work with individuals, groups and communities in and out of the hospital setting to achieve positive outcomes for patients. For more information, visit Diploma of Health Sciences at Griffith College and Bachelor of Paramedicine at Griffith University.

Note

Progression to the bachelor’s degree is limited to a quota of five places per intake and is subject to student results.

Fee notes

Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/. To calculate your degree fees use the Fee Calculator at http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees

Other requirements

Students must undertake clinical placements. For further information, visit Fit for Professional Practice on the Griffith University website.

Prerequisites

Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

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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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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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Queensland or New South Wales ambulance paramedic.

Membership

Paramedics Australasia.

Course Code
088972
Start Date


Offer rounds

10 Oct 2024
16 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
fee/$27,750
Level of Qualification
Diploma
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast
 
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