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Diploma in Paramedical Science

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A Paramedic is an allied health professional who is integral for the provision pre-hospital care for critical patients. A Paramedic’s primary focus is to provide advanced emergency medical care which is part of a comprehensive emergency response to various medical emergencies, scene of accidents and natural disasters. Paramedics are regarded as a link from the scene into the health care system. Naturally, Paramedics are expected to be highly competent and skilled. The programme at CUCMS equips students with the necessary skills and experience to take up real world challenges immediately upon graduation.

Career Prospects

Graduates of this programme will be quipped to seek a career as a :

• Paramedic Officer
• Off-shore Paramedics
• Phlebotomists
• Emergency Medical Services technicians
• Clinical assistant and instructor


Graduates may find employment is organizations such as:

• Public & Private ambulance services such as
• St. John Ambulance Malaysia, Malaysian Red
• Shipping industry
• Oil & gas companies
• Drilling platforms
• Private Hospitals & medical centres
• Fire & Rescue Department


• January, May & August


2.42 Years (7 Semesters)
Year 1 Courses
Paramedic Anatomy
Paramedic Physiology
General Pharmacology
Pathophysiology and Communicable Diseases
Introduction to Emergency Medical Services
Patient Assessment
EMS Clinical Training 1
EMS Operations
EMS Communication and Documentation
Fundamental English 1
Fundamental English 2
Pengajian Malaysia (Malaysian Studies)
Year 2 Courses
Patient Assessment
Medical Emergencies 1 & 2
Trauma Management 1 & 2
EMS Clinical Training 2 & 3
Disaster Management
EMS Life Support
Assessment Based Management 1 & 2
Ambulance Operations
Perlembagaan dan Masyarakat Malaysia (Constitution &
Malaysian Society)
Young Mercy
IT & Applications
Year 3 Courses
EMS Clinical Training 4 & 5Incident Command Training

Study Mode

Full Time studies delivered through:
• Didactic lectures
• Tutorials
• Industrial training


Our students are also exposed to clinical and industrial trainings with various industry partners including:

• Rumah Sakit Pertamina-Bintang Amin, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia
• University Malaya Medical Centre
• Pusat Kesihatan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
• DEMC Hospital, Shah Alam
• Jesselton Medical Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
• Putra Specialist Hospital, Melaka
• St. John Ambulance Malaysia
• Malaysian Civil Defense Department
• Fire and Rescue Department Malaysia

Entry Requirements

All applicants must have passed and attained a minimum of the following:

Examinations Requirement
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia Vokasional (SPMV)Pass with a minimum of 5 credits in the following subjects;


Bahasa Malaysia


1 Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science, Science, Applied Science)

1 other subject

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) – O LevelsPass with a minimum of Grade C in the following 5 subjects;



1 Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science, Science, Applied Science)

2 other subjects

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)Pass with a minimum of Grade B in English, Mathemathic and 1 Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science, Science, Applied Science)
Certificate in Health SciencesMinimum CGPA of 2.75
Other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Government of Malaysia

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