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Bachelor of Paramedic Science University of the Sunshine Coast

4.75 out of 5 from 4 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Sunshine Coast
3 Years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Gain a strong foundation in clinical and paramedic sciences. You’ll explore all areas of paramedic practice including human pathophysiology, behavioural health, pharmacology, clinical leadership, and legal and ethical practice.

Our program is delivered by experienced paramedics to provide you with clinical knowledge, skills and practice. Gain hands-on experience through real-life simulations in our specialised paramedic labs.

Graduate ready to work as an Advanced Care Paramedic or go after opportunities to clinically advance to an Intensive Care or Critical Care Paramedic. Choose to work within aero medical, rescue and retrieval, remote and rural health care and clinical education. You’ll also be eligible to apply for membership of Paramedics Australasia and the Australian and New Zealand College of Paramedics.
Careers

Ambulance paramedic, pre-hospital emergency care, aeromedical, rescue and retrieval, remote and rural healthcare, clinical education.

Additional Information

From your first year, you’ll complete 12 weeks of clinical placements with the Queensland Ambulance Service and with an additional 2 weeks of clini...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Paramedic Science University of the Sunshine Coast based on 4 reviews
Rating
4.75
Job prospects
3.75
Teachers
5.0
Course work
5.0
Time worthy
4.75
Money Worthy
4.75



Student Reviews

May 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: Hands on, very interactive, broken down for easier learning

Negatives: Cost of equipment and uniforms for placement

My advice to future students is: work out a study planner as if you fall behind you will struggle to get ahead again

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May 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: I love how hands on it is.

Negatives: A lot of work for first year

My advice to future students is: Go for it

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May 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: Very hands on from the get go. Well structured over the course of the three years. Every tutor and mentor always more than happy to help.

Negatives: Nothing comes to mind

My advice to future students is: Always make sure you volunteer for practice scenarios and if there’s an option to get hands on DOT IT

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May 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: Well structured, excellent teaching staff, good course content

Negatives: Cost of uniform for prac placement

My advice to future students is: Do it!

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