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
Candidates enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (J42) may be required to attend classes on more than one campus to complete the research training component of the course.
Candidates are expected to meet regularly with their supervisors as part of the supervised independent research component of the course.
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