The Master of Paramedicine provides a high level of knowledge and skills to prepare you for advanced care roles within paramedicine. As paramedicine moves towards professional registration under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), a degree from Charles Sturt University will ensure you start your career with the best possible qualification.
Reputation for excellence
Charles Sturt University was Australia’s first provider of a paramedicine degree and has a proud history of producing high-quality paramedicine graduates with excellent employment outcomes. Throughout the course, you’ll learn from academics who are international leaders, bringing diverse overseas experiences to the curriculum, while also maintaining close ties with the largest ambulance service in Australia, NSW Ambulance.
Choose your path
The Critical Care specialisation provides expert, specialised skills in advanced critical care. You’ll learn to integrate advanced medical care, respiratory care, cardiac care and trauma techniques into your current practice and make expert judgments to ensure your patients experience the best possible care. The Extended Care specialisation provides expert, specialised skills in advanced extended care. You will learn to integrate your intensive skill enhancement and training in areas such as advanced medical examination, risk assessment and patient management to determine the most appropriate disposition for a range of common medical issues and refer patients to other health providers.
Study your paramedicine degree online for maximum flexibility, giving you the opportunity to combine work and study. The course also include a residential school and an external practicum, where you’ll further develop your skills and gain additional hands-on experience.
As well as expanding your clinical skills, this paramedicine degree builds your research capacity. You’ll study two research subjects and have the opportunity to conduct an original research project.
Find your path
The graduate certificate and graduate diploma are exit points, should you decide on a shorter course of study.