Bachelor of Paramedicine

VU course code: HBPD | CRICOS: 092160M | Level of study: Undergraduate
3 years
In person

Tuition: per semester AU$17,900

St Albans
24 February 2025


Pursue a challenging and rewarding career as a registered paramedic with a Bachelor of Paramedicine at Victoria University (VU).

Develop the skills required to work as a registered paramedic in ambulance settings, primary healthcare settings, community healthcare settings and more. While studying your paramedicine degree at VU, you’ll be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Practise your technical and non-technical skills in VU’s safe spaces using sophisticated resources and gain the professional capabilities of a paramedic. You will study paramedicine theory in the classroom, and put theory into practice in high-fidelity simulation clinics, clinical-practice labs and during work-integrated learning (WIL).

You will work with experienced registered health professionals and academics to develop your paramedic skills and graduate confident and ready for the job market.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a related course or unit(s). We call this a ‘pathway’.

If you've completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an exemption of English-language requirements.

In some cases, there may be additional entry requirements.

Learn more about entry requirements for international students.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

For 2022 and 2023:

To attain HBPD Bachelor of Paramedicine, students will be required to complete:

  • 288 credit points of Core units.

From 2024:

To attain HBPD Bachelor of Paramedicine, students will be required to complete:

  • 276 credit points of Core studies;

  • 12 credit points of Electives.


Fees & Scholarships

As an international student at Victoria University, you will be required to pay your tuition fees up front each semester.

There may be additional materials fees throughout your studies, depending on your chosen course, as well as an administrative fee as part of your course.

Victoria University is proud to support our international scholarship recipients and sponsored students.

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us (and didn't apply through an agent), you may be eligible for a 10% discount. Not available for single-package courses.

Find out how




As a Registered Paramedic, you’ll be qualified to work across a variety of healthcare settings nationally and internationally. The Australian health system is rapidly expanding to incorporate increasing job opportunities for Registered Paramedics. Internationally, you will find job opportunities are broad and varied.

Employers across international healthcare sectors and related industries can include, but are not limited to:

  • ambulance services
  • primary health care facilities
  • extended health care facilities
  • community healthcare facilities
  • hospitals
  • research and education organisations
  • emergency and disaster management departments/organisations
  • state/territory, national and international government departments.