This is an accredited degree for anyone seeking a career as a paramedic with an Australian state ambulance service or a research career in pre-hospital science.

Where can our graduates go?

Graduates find work in public and private ambulance services in Australia, rural and remote settings (such as mining operations, oil rigs), and other emergency health settings such as community and industrial. Graduates may also qualify for employment with ambulance services in international jurisdictions such as the United Kingdom.

Getting a degree is the first step on a pathway to a range of employment opportunities. Some potential occupations for those with a degree in this area as they progress through their career include those listed below.


Potential Occupations

Potential Employers

  • paramedic intern
  • graduate paramedic
  • communications officer
  • paramedic emergency service officer
  • mine site paramedic
  • graduate student ambulance officer
  • event paramedic
  • first aid trainer
  • intensive care paramedic
  • extended care paramedic
  • South Australian Ambulance Service (SAAS)
  • ACT Ambulance Service
  • Ambulance Victoria
  • Metropolitan Ambulance Service
  • Queensland Ambulance Services
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • Rural Ambulance Victoria
  • Private providers nationally
  • St John Ambulance Australia
  • National health service providers in the UK


These jobs indicate some possible employment pathways, including graduate and more advanced (or higher level) positions, and reflect the diversity of our student cohort. Some jobs may require further experience or study and are included here to illustrate the breadth of potential pathways available as you progress in your career.