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Diploma in paramedic science (pre-hospital care)

Course Detail:

According to WHO, by 2050, 20% of the world population will be above 60 years old. Against this backdrop and inevitably the need, and demand for prehospital care and rehabilitation is expected to increase. Consequently health care manpower to encompass the needs of the growing population will be needed.

In light of this, AMU offers innovative educational program to meet the various demands and needs of society in the areas of management, clinical and health related scientific field.

AMU is one of the pioneer universities in producing health care professionals. Currently we are diversifying into the pre-hospital, rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging and therapeutic oncology care.

Degree and diploma holders in these fields have the advantage of fulfilling the gap that we will be encountering to maintain the ratio of a health care personnel to the total population.

Programme Code


Course Duration

Entry Requirement:

SPM or equivalent with 5 credits in the following subject:

Course Structure

Semester 1



Basic Life Support & Basic EMT Skill

Ambulance Operation

Behavioural Science

Clinical Training (BLS, Basic EMT skill & Ambulance Operation)

Semester 2



Medico Legal Ethics

Therapeutic Communication and Documentation

Occupational Safety and Health

Clinical Training (BLS, Basic EMT Skill & Ambulance Operation)

Semester 3

Malaysian Studies

Islamic Studies/Moral Studies

Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B

Semester 4

Advanced Life Support

Disaster Management


Environmental Hazards

Clinical Training (ALS, BLS, Basic EMT Skill & Ambulance Operation)

Semester 5

Infection and Communicable Disease

Clinical Assessment I (Medical)

Clinical Assessment II (Trauma)

Clinical Assessment III (O & G)

Clinical Assessment IV (Newborn/Paediatric)

Semester 6

Clinical Training I

Semester 7

Clinical Training II

Semester 8

Clinical Training III

Semester 9

Clinical Training IV

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