Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) (Level 7)


Subject area

Paramedical Studies

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Entry requirements

Whitireia degree entry requirements: or equivalent academic/work experience; evidence of suitability based on an entry age of 18 years, interview, health screening, safety check and referee reports. Applicants for whom English is an alternate language and who have not undertaken secondary education in English, Maori or New Zealand Sign Language: IELTS 6.5 academic in each band.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Health at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101

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