Paramedic Science

Are you calm in a crisis and passionate about saving lives? Open yourself up to a humbling, yet, gratifying career by studying paramedic science with CQUniversity.

Jake Shepherd

Each day is different. You have the opportunity to make a difference in somebody’s life. It’s not about the salary. It’s not about having the title. It’s about doing a job that I’m passionate about.

Jake Shepherd
Bachelor of Paramedic Science

Fully-accredited by the Council of Ambulance Authorities, our Bachelor of Paramedic Science qualifies you as a paramedic. Training focusses on disease processes and emergency treatment, plus includes paramedic care practical placements.

Our Graduate Diploma of Paramedic Science (Critical Care) exposes you to complex environments faced by paramedics, while the Master of Paramedic Science (Paramedic Practitioner) tackles leadership in critical care or aeromedical settings, as well as non-emergency, out-of-hospital, low acuity or primary health settings.


There are 4 courses in total.
  • 18 Months Full Time: This program is delivered via mixed mode. Theory...
  • Level 5: Diploma
  • 5 Locations
    • Adelaide
    • Brisbane
    • Melbourne
    • Mixed Mode
    • Rockhampton
  • Domestic
  • 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
  • Level 7: Bachelor Degree
  • 3 Locations
    • Cairns
    • Rockhampton
    • Townsville
    and Online
  • Domestic
  • 1 years full-time, 2 years part-time
  • Level 8: Graduate Diploma
  • Online
  • Domestic
  • 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
  • Level 9: Masters Degree (Coursework)
  • Online
  • Domestic