Western’s Bachelor of Paramedicine gives you the skills and knowledge you need to be a paramedic and play an integral role in the health system, responding to emergencies involving patients with a range of health problems in diverse settings. When you graduate, you will have the required skills to work in an ambulance service, the private paramedical industry or the defence forces.
APPLY NOW FOR 2024
At Western, we care how you do in all aspects of your life. We believe your future is unlimited and together the possibilities are endless.
As the uni named number one in the world two years in a row – 2022 and 2023 for our social, economic and environmental impact in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, apply today to discover your unlimited potential and start at Western in 2024.
Advance human health
The Bachelor of Paramedicine has a strong evidence-based focus and uses innovative blended learning and assessment strategies, together with clinical placements, to develop high-level, practical and clinical decision-making skills.
You will be learning in our innovative teaching facility, including simulation rooms, debrief rooms, and an immersive simulation lab with control room.
In second and third year, you’ll be given three months of supervised clinical experience with an emergency ambulance service in rural or metropolitan NSW or the ACT. You’ll also have a chance to take up an international clinical placement, or short placements in the private paramedicine industry, mental health services, and community and primary healthcare.
This program prepares you for out-of-hospital care to patients of all ages, dealing with health complaints that range from minor to critical.
The Bachelor of Paramedicine has been granted the status of an ‘approved course’ by the Paramedicine Board of Australia.
Start your unlimited journey today.
Real world experience
Get three months of supervised clinical practice with an emergency ambulance service. Undertake short placements in paramedicine, mental health, and community and primary healthcare. Or take up an international clinical placement.
Be prepared for an unlimited future as an ambulance paramedic or in the private paramedicine industry.
Open up to a journey of possibility. Start at Western.
Paramedics play an integral role in the health system, responding to acute and sub-acute health problems in a range of diverse and uncontrolled settings. Graduates employed by state-based ambulance services can undertake further study in specialist paramedic roles.
Paramedicine teaching careers usually involve gaining an academic post in a university, but practising paramedics also commonly teach as part of their work. You may be involved in the education of paramedicine students or the training of new graduate paramedics.
University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed program of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.
Policy development involves researching, compiling and analysing a range of facts that relate to the benefit of society. It involves working with a range of government agencies and community groups to pinpoint relevant solutions.
Our 360-degree immersive space allows students to practice and be examined in a content generated environment with the use of projected images and recorded sounds. This advanced facility ensures student-centred learning and unique experiences.
Our state of the art Paramedicine building provides students with the opportunity to put theory into practice. Large teaching spaces offer students the opportunity to learn in group based scenarios with brand new technology.
The Academy at Western is a place to learn, grow and transform as a leader and changemaker.
Focused on transformative and impactful leadership, our program is designed to build your awareness, knowledge, and critical skills to lead with confidence and purpose.
As an Academy member, you will grow your potential by interacting with innovative education, working and learning in interdisciplinary environments, engaging with local and international communities, and connecting with industry and community leaders.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
Other study options
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum, unless the total duration of the program is less than 80CP. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.
** Lowest Selection Rank