Paramedics in the healthcare industry provide rapid, emergency medical response and specialised transportation to the community. The role of a paramedic is varied, and each day a paramedic may respond to a number of call outs. Not all of these will be emergencies, as a paramedic’s work also consists of non-life threatening cases, transporting elderly patients and patients who have scheduled hospital treatments.
Current Senior First Aid Certificate.
If you have completed your degree more than ten years ago you must provide evidence of graduate work experience and/or further studies since course completion with your QTAC application to receive further consideration.
Completed graduate diplomas, masters and/or doctorates are the accepted equivalents.Selection ranks
You will be considered solely on the basis of selection ranks from your prior degree studies plus any postgraduate studies you may have undertaken. Other qualifications and experiences may be allocated selection ranks for entry to other QUT courses, but will not be considered for this course.Automatic advanced standing (credit)
If admitted to the graduate entry program you will automatically receive one year of advanced standing which will entitle you to complete the degree in two years (full time).Advanced standing
If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.
You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.
Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank will be applied to this course.
You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.Other admission options
If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).