Bachelor of Paramedic Practice with Honours
The Bachelor of Paramedic Practice with Honours is a four year course. The common first year can be attended in the regional campuses with the remaining three years held at the Bendigo campus. Students are scaffolded with the knowledge and the skills throughout the course. Our program is designed to empower learners to make informed decisions whilst inspiring mastery and has proven its benefit by producing highly employable, job ready clinicians. The course is committed to provide learners with an outstanding educational experience, to foster professional excellence, longevity and lifelong curiosity. Fundamental to this is establishing synergism between research and clinical practice. This promotes ongoing individual growth and career satisfaction.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 8.
Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English, and a study score of at least 20 in two of biology, chemistry, health and human development, mathematics (any), physical education, physics or psychology.
English language requirement
IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0 with no individual band score less than 7.0.
Please refer to our English Language Requirements page for details of other Accepted English Proficiency tests and additional recognised English Language Proficiency Measures, such as English as the language of instruction.
Fees and costs
Annual tuition fee (A$)
Students should allow approximately AUD$600 for a uniform, name badge and equipment. Students can purchase these items from any supplier; however LTU branded uniforms must be purchased from a university approved vendor; these items remain the student's personal property. In addition, students must obtain a Police Certificate (Victorian Police Certificate or Fit2Work) - AUD$20.00 (annually) and a Working with Children Check (no cost). A First Aid 11 Certificate and/or CPR assessment may be required (AUD$160). The CPR component must be renewed annually. Please note this course is not conducted by La Trobe University. A schedule of mandatory immunisations are required, the costs of which may vary depending on previous immunisation history, approximately AUD$250 -AUD$500. Clinical placements may incur accommodation and travel costs, and these will vary depending on the placement venue. Please note that all costs are approximate and are subject to change.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
Please apply through VTAC if you’re completing your VCE or International Baccalaureate (IB) in Victoria, or apply through UAC if you’re completing your HSC or IB in New South Wales.
Do you have an excellent academic record? If you're a full-fee paying student, you may be eligible for a La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25% reduction on your course fees.
See Student Handbook for more details
The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:
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