Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) (Level 7)
Whitireia Community Polytechnic (Porirua)
Total student fees
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
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).
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$34,014 - $52,858|
|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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Where does this information come from?
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