Modern, people-friendly hubs of activity. That sums up our distinctive campuses located across Western Sydney. Whether you prefer the ultra-modern and hi-tech or the beautiful, pastoral and serene, you are sure to find a campus where you feel at home. Dynamic, exciting and culturally diverse, our campuses are also friendly and inviting, with room to think, room to breathe and room to be yourself. As a student at Western Sydney University, you become part of a dynamic, thriving and culturally rich community. There are diverse opportunities for sport and recreation, entertainment, going out and engaging with the community – both on and off campus. From the ultra-modern and high-tech to more serene, pastoral environments, each of our campuses is different – but all are friendly, multicultural and inclusive. Our on-campus facilities include libraries, computer laboratories, innovative social learning spaces, wireless internet, cafes, bars, gyms, sporting grounds, tennis courts, and lots of open space to hang out in. With a range of on-campus clubs and associations there are also lots of opportunities to meet new people with similar interests, make friends, and explore a variety of cultural, course-related and other activities.

Programs taught in:
  • English

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Bachelor

Western Sydney University

Paramedics play an integral role in the health system, responding to acute and sub-acute health problems in a range of diverse and uncontrolled settings. Paramedics provi ... [+]

Paramedics play an integral role in the health system, responding to acute and sub-acute health problems in a range of diverse and uncontrolled settings. Paramedics provide unscheduled care to patients of all ages, dealing with health complaints that span across the spectrum of illness and injury severity and complexity. They are frequently required to interact with primary care or community allied health professionals, contributing to the inter-professional care of patients in the out-of-hospital setting. Western Sydney University's paramedicine program has been developed to provide you with the requisite skills, knowledge, and understanding that will enable you to function effectively as a paramedic in a government ambulance service or in the private paramedicine industry. A strong focus is placed on contemporary and emerging models of paramedicine, expanded scopes of paramedic practice, and clinical decision making. The course uses an evidence-based practice approach, combined with innovative flexible learning and assessment strategies, to prepare you for a diverse and successful career in paramedicine. The Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine) is a fully accredited course with the Council of Ambulance Authorities.... [-]

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January 2020
English
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Master

Western Sydney University

The Master of Health Science is designed for professionals working in a variety of health science settings, including both government and non-government organisations. ... [+]

The Master of Health Science is designed for professionals working in a variety of health science settings, including both government and non-government organisations. In addition to the standard Master of Health Science, students can select from three specialisations, including Health Services Management (a program accredited by the Australian College of Health Service Management), Aged Care Management, or Occupational Health and Safety. Students can study a broad range of health science units relating to evidence-based health care and practice, health service planning, aged care management, health policy development, leadership, and health financial management. Students also receive practical skills in community development and health promotion programs, and also complete a culminating research and practice experience in the evaluation of a contemporary issue in health science.... [-]

Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Gunderman Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith  + 4 More
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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Western Sydney University

The Master of Public Health course is designed for professionals working in a variety of settings, including health departments and community organisations. ... [+]

The Master of Public Health course is designed for professionals working in a variety of settings, including health departments and community organisations. Public health professionals are required to effectively assess and respond to emerging public health issues. This course emphasises a comprehensive assessment of all determinants of health, which include broader social and environmental factors in addition to physical risk factors.

Students can study a wide range of evaluation processes and research methods such as policy analysis, economic evaluation, epidemiology and qualitative methods. Students receive practical skills in community development and health promotion programs, and also complete a culminating research and practice experience in the evaluation of a contemporary public health issue.... [-]

Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Gunderman Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith  + 4 More
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
Read more in English

Western: A real world experience

Introducing Western Sydney University