Bachelor of Paramedicine

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

You will be prepared to work as a paramedic in a range of traditional and non-traditional settings. You will gain clinical decision-making, problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and will learn about human body systems, paramedic practice, and the management of conditions, disease states and trauma.You will also develop strong practical skills through clinical simulation delivered through Griffith's extensive range of simulation facilities and will complete a range of clinical placements to enhance your professional practice.Honours is available through an additional year of study.


  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems I
  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems II
  • Cardiac Conditions in Paramedic Practice
  • Cells, Tissues and Regulation
  • Expanding Paramedic Practice
  • First Peoples Health and Practice
  • Health Challenges for the 21st Century
  • Human Services Research
  • Human Skills for Medicine
  • Introduction to Community Paramedicine
  • Introduction to Paramedic Practice
  • Legal and Ethical Principles in Healthcare
  • Major Incident Management in Paramedic Practice
  • Maternal and Neonatal Conditions in Paramedic Practice
  • Medical and Toxicological Conditions in Paramedic Practice
  • Mental Health Conditions in Paramedic Practice
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychosocial Development across the Lifespan
  • Public Health Research Methods
  • Respiratory Conditions in Paramedic Practice
  • Science of Infection Control
  • Transition to Paramedic Practice (Capstone)
  • Trauma and Environmental Conditions in Paramedic Practice
  • Work Integrated Learning 1
  • Work Integrated Learning 2
  • Work Integrated Learning 3


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

You will receive excellent training for entry into the Doctor of Medicine (5099). You will develop knowledge and skills in paramedicine and clinical sciences and understand how they can be applied to medicine, research and healthcare services.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $109,500 No
  • Full-time : 2.5 years

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