Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00244B

Gain specific skills that are unique to being a paramedic, and be trained in the areas of assessment, analysis, decision making and working in difficult situations. From first year and throughout your degree, you will complete 18 weeks of clinical placements with Queensland Ambulance Service and in other healthcare settings. Improve your skills in our simulated ambulance and emergency training labs. This degree is designed by leading medical and paramedic staff who understand the real-world of pre-hospital emergency care. USQ's Bachelor of Paramedicine is accredited by the Paramedicine Board of Australia and listed as an approved degree with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).


24 units of study including clinical placement courses.


  • Paramedicine, emergency and disaster management

Standard entry requirements

ATAR 65.60. Assumed knowledge: English, Recommended study: one of either Biology (Units 3 & 4, C), Chemistry (Units 3 & 4, C), or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent. There are inherent requirements that must be met in order to successfully complete this degree. English language requirements a minimum of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent score. Additional requirements apply before commencing placements or residential schools (such as CPR & first aid certificate, Blue Card, certain immunisations, QAS checklist etc.). Please note: Meeting entry requirements does not guarantee admission. Places within the Bachelor of Paramedicine are limited by quota. Quota size is determined by the availability of placements. Where the quota is filled, no further places will be offered.

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