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Bachelor of Health (Honours) Major Paramedicine

Bachelor of Health (Honours) Major Paramedicine (BHEH)
CRICOS: 096719M

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul
Note: This degree is only available to international on-campus students at USQ Toowoomba.

Overview

  • Paramedicine is a fast-paced and high-intensity profession, playing a crucial role in the first-response to medical situations. Understand more about this vital part of the health industry by paving a path of research in Paramedicine.
  • Research within the Paramedicine could lead to understanding more about the expectations of paramedics of the future, the changing needs of patient care or the importance of mental health and wellbeing of paramedics.
  • Expand and develop knowledge within Paramedicine. You will learn research techniques and apply them to the area in the health sector you’re most passionate about.
  • Under the guidance of our leading researchers, you will be responsible for planning and executing a relevant research project.

Further study

Once you’ve completed the Bachelor of Health (Honours) you can choose to embark on further study with USQ’s Master of Science (Research) or Doctor of Philosophy.

Career outcomes

  • You will be prepared for employment in private and hospital pathology laboratories, medical research institutions, blood banks and forensic science laboratories.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent, in health or a related discipline, with a minimum GPA of 5.0.
  • Applicants need both supervisory and honours committee approval prior to enrolment.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don’t meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 8 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 7
1 x approved course 1
Total 8

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 32000
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 32000

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 096719M

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2021 - Monday 22 February, 2021.
  • Semester 2, 2021 - Monday 12 July, 2021.

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