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BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science ( Emergency Medical Services )

Do you want to become an EMT - Paramedic? Our BSc in Paramedic Science degree will develop your theoretical and clinical skills at College and on placement. Paramedics are highly competent health care professionals who work in a fast-paced environment to provide urgent and emergency care across a range of challenging situations.


Entry Requirements:
  1. A/L 3 passes in Bio Stream with O/L simple passes for Mathematics, Science & English. OR
  2. Completed EMT - B , EMT - I with A/L Qualification OR
  3. A National Certificate at NVQ Level 4 in First aider.
  • Emergency Medical Care - Cardiology, Advanced Airway Management, Obstetrics, Neonates, Paediatric Emergencies
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Diagnostics
  • Primary Health Care
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Health Services Management
  • Educational Techniques
  • Research Methods
  • Research Project
  • Health Law & Ethics
  • Basic Computer Applications
  • Communications & Study Skills
  • Emergency Communications Systems
  • Technical Rescue - light motor vehicle extrication, hazardous materials awareness, fire rescue, surface water rescue
  • Clinical Practice

03 years ( 06-Semesters)

Minimum of 120 credits required to fulfill the BSc in Paramedic Science.
One (1) credit is equivalent to 25 Notional Learning Hours.
Credits included in this qualification are given below;



Students having prior learning qualifications listed below will be exempted from  BSc in Paramedic Science.

EMT - Intermediate Level awarded by Recognized Institution.

Institutional Training - 500 hours

Clinical / On the job Training - 250 hours

Self-learning, Projects - 00
Total exempted - 750 hours


Diploma for Emergency Medical technology  awarded by Recognized Institution.

Institutional Training - 1200 hours

Clinical / On the job Training - 500 hours

Self-learning, Projects - 500 hours
Total exempted - 2200 hours

Academic Pathway

BSc in Paramedic Science Degree holders can move into the Master level  can be completed either in Sri Lanka.

MSc in Paramedic Science – Alliance International University – 1 year program  after completing the BSc in Paramedic Science.

Employment Opportunities
  • Flight/ Air service
  • hospitals
  • trauma centres
  • local authorities
  •  emergency Ambulance services


Qualification Awarded by:

The Degree will be awarded by The Alliance International University  ( this University Recognized by Srilankan UGC ) and 

Recognised universities by International Association of Universities’ Worldwide Database of Higher Education Institutions, Systems and Credentials  and

Recognised of Alliance International University by The International Association of universities 


Please fill the “Application Form”   and send it to :    



College of Vocational Education of Sri Lanka

220, Second floor, Batticaloa Road, Kalmunai 32300.

Sri Lanka.  Tel: 0672226797   Mobile: 075 979 979 3     

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