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Paramedical Science PhD Unit Set


Paramedical Science research at ECU concentrates on emergency care, prehospital resuscitation as well as the management and policy of prehospital emergency care provision.

Specific postgraduate research topics are developed in conjunction with the postgraduate coordinator or potential supervisor, however applications are particularly encouraged from those with an interest in: Critical care Extended Care (Paramedicine) Emergency response Aeromedical retrieval Disaster and emergency management Researchers in the school are currently involved in projects investigating the benefits of aeromedical retrieval, simulation in pre-hospital education delivery and pre-hospital resuscitation. The School also has collaborations with state wide, national and international organisations including the Royal Flying Doctors Service, FALCK, the West Australian Department of Fire and Emergency Services, and the West Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum.

Special entry requirements

It is desirable that all applicants contact a potential supervisor to discuss their research project before applying. Information about ECU's Research Institutions, Centres and Supervisors can be found in the school brochures listed on the Applying for a Research Degree website or the staff contact page of the relevant School.



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online


Important notes

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

Academic, Public Health Practitioner, Research Officer, Research Fellow, Public Health and Disaster Management Officer, Public Health Practitioner, Policy Officer, Lecturer, Research Liaison Officer, Epidemiologist., Healthy and Safety Officer, Ambulance Service Manager, Senior Manager

Possible future job titles

Paramedic, emergency responder, health economist, fireman

This PhD Unit Set can be studied in the following courses

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