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Are you passionate about helping people in their time of need? Do you thrive under pressure? If so, the Bachelor of Paramedicine from Charles Sturt University could be for you. As a first-line responder in the most critical of circumstances, you'll experience a dynamic and highly rewarding career that makes a profound difference in people's lives.
This course is one of the few dedicated paramedicine degrees in New South Wales carrying full accreditation with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and Paramedicine Board of Australia. It can take you from outback Australia to the heart of London, and many places in between.
Our Bachelor of Paramedicine prepares you to work in an emergency ambulance and out-of-hospital healthcare environments in regional, remote and urban settings.
A rich history, and industry alliances
Charles Sturt University was Australia's first provider of a paramedicine degree and has a proud history of producing high-quality paramedicine graduates with excellent employment outcomes. You'll learn from academics who are international leaders, bringing diverse overseas experiences to the curriculum, while also maintaining close ties with the largest ambulance service in Australia, NSW Ambulance.
Develop the skills you need
This course focuses on delivering community-based paramedicine, including integration with health providers in urban, rural and remote communities. Become a qualified paramedic who can care for critically ill patients and engage and care for obstetric, geriatric, paediatric and special needs patients. Your skillset will encompass advanced trauma and cardiac life support, stroke management and airway management including endotracheal intubation, laryngeal mask airways and cricothyroidotomy.
Online study options for eligible students
Already employed as a paramedic or medic in the Army, Navy or Air Force? Our credit arrangements allow you to study online and complete your degree sooner.
If you receive a credit average in the first and second years, you may be eligible to study for the Bachelor of Paramedicine (Honours). The Honours program trains you in a range of research techniques and lets you pursue an in-depth project in an area of interest under the guidance of an experienced supervisor.