Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine) (BHealthSc)

Australia

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BHealthSc

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full-time

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AUD 30840 per year

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About Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine) at Western Sydney University

Western's Bachelor of Health Science (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.

Advance human health

The Bachelor of Health Science (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 brand new and 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 course prepares you for out-of-hospital care to patients of all ages, dealing with health complaints that range from minor to critical.

Professional accreditation

This course has been granted preliminary approval for accreditation from the Council of Ambulance Authorities.

Your career

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.

Campus Information

Campbelltown

ATAR: 90

UAC CODE: 723502

COURSE CODE: 4669

CRICOS CODE: 079923D

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBHealthScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 30840 per year

Entry requirements

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the the Western Sydney University International office.

International students applying to Western Sydney University through Western Sydney University International can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the Western Sydney University International website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

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