Bachelor of Paramedicine


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.

Professional accreditation

The Bachelor of Paramedicine has been granted the status of an ‘approved course’ by the Paramedicine Board of Australia.

Program structure

The program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $37,488* 

Delivery: On campus



Start your unlimited journey today.

"The lecturers and tutors are very supportive and are invested in every student to ensure you have the best opportunity to succeed."

— Natalie Jones. Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine).

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.

Immersive space

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.

Paramedicine building

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

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.

*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