La Trobe University

Bachelor of Paramedic Practice with Honours

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

As a paramedic, you will be on the frontline of emergencies. You will be saving lives, helping the community and supporting people in crisis. Being a paramedic is challenging, rewarding and vital to the healthcare system. You'll be assessing and managing patients, providing them and their significant others with physical, emotional, and mental support, and reducing strain on hospital resources through on-the-spot treatment. La Trobe's Bachelor of Paramedic Practice (Honours) gives you the knowledge and skills to launch a career in this important field of health. You'll develop a strong foundation in biosciences and paramedic practice for trauma, respiratory, cardiac, paediatric and obstetric management. Kickstart your career with first-hand paramedic experience. Build the experience and resilience to tackle this exciting career with work-based learning opportunities in hospitals, community settings and with Ambulance Victoria.

Subjects

  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • First Nations Health for Paramedics
  • Foundations of Paramedic Practice
  • Human Biosciences A
  • Human Biosciences B
  • Introduction to Professional Practice
  • Research and Evidence in Practice
  • Rural Community Engagement
  • Understanding Health and Wellbeing
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy for Higher Education

Standard entry requirements

  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 English prerequisite (25) - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.
  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 subject prerequisite - Other - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in two of Biology, Chemistry, Health And Human Development, any Mathematics, Physical Education, Physics or Psychology.
  • Recent secondary education - UAC prerequisite: Year 12 subject prerequisite - One of English Standard, English Advanced (Band 3), English as an Additional Language or Dialect (Band 4).
  • Recent secondary education - UAC prerequisite: Year 12 subject prerequisite - Two of Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Any Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Or Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (Band 2).
  • Non Year 12 - Vocational Education & Training: VET prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • Non Year 12 - Higher Education study: HE prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • International: IELTS - 7.0 < 7.0 - 7.0 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 7.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website: latrobe.edu.au/courses

Recognition

The Bachelor of Paramedic Practice with Honours is accredited by the Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA). Professional membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo International: $149,600 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Bendigo.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Nov 11 2022

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