Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) (Level 7)

Whitireia Community Polytechnic

Subject area

Paramedical Studies

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$19,101

over 3 Years - details

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) $6,367 $19,101
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $10,251 $30,752
Total $16,618 $49,853

StudyLink website – information about student loans

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


Student Success

Successful course completions 90%


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

Pacific Health Scholarships

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$10,000 for Medical and Dentistry students $5,000 for all remaining qualifications (refer to list of eligible q

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Waikato-Tainui Tertiary Education Grants

Provided by:

Waikato Raupatu Lands Trust - Grants Officer

Website:

http://www.waikatotainui.com/

Value:

Contribution towards tuition fees only

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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


Locations

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

Porirua

Wineera Drive
Porirua

Auckland

Level 2
450 Queen Street
Auckland

Wellington

Level 2, 15 Dixon Street
Wellington

Kapiti

Corner Milne Road & Kapiti Road
Paraparaumu

Porirua

12 Mohuia Crescent
Elsdon
Porirua City

Petone

Wellington Institute of Technology (Petone site)
11 Kensington Avenue
Petone

Wellington

25 Vivian Street
Te Aro
Wellington

Tonga

Tupou Tertiary Institute

Central Auckland

3 Wakefield Street
Auckland CBD
Auckland

Te Aro

Corner 82-92 Cuba Street and 65 Dixon Street
Te Aro
Wellington

Te Aro

Te Kahui Auaha Campus
Corner 82-92 Cuba Street and 65 Dixon Street
Te Aro
Wellington

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.

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

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