Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) (Level 7)

Whitireia Community Polytechnic

Subject area

Paramedical Studies

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$19,872

over 3 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The qualification is designed to prepare students for beginning practice as contemporary ambulance paramedics in Aotearoa New Zealand. The qualification furthers learning in the areas of research, sociological, legal and ethical subjects, pharmacology, bioscience and professional practice for new and existing employees of the ambulance sector.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Whitireia degree entry requirements: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz or equivalent academic/work experience AND full NZ Driver Licence; evidence of suitability based on an entry age of 18 years, police vetting, medical report, referee reports, interview (International: IELTS 6.5).

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,624 $19,872
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,457 $31,370
Total $17,081 $51,242

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

92%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $45,547
Earnings range $34,014 - $52,858
In employment 66%
In further study 28%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Wairoa Waikaremoana Māori Trust Board Scholarships

Provided by:

Wairoa-Waikaremoana Maori Trust Board

Value:

$500.00

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Stewart Mackay Sanderson Scholarship

Provided by:

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand - The Registrar

Website:

http://www.presbyterian.org.nz/

Value:

$2,000.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101
Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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