Diploma in Paramedical Science

Diploma in Paramedical Science

KPT/JPS (R2/722/4/0025) 07/23 (A8874)

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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


  • May
  • November


3 Years (7 Semesters)


Year 1

Paramedic Anatomy & Physiology

Introduction to Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

EMS Communication and Documentation

Pengajian Malaysia (Malaysian Studies) 2


Young Mercy

Introduction to Pathology and Communicable Diseases

General Pharmacology

Patient Assessment

Fundamental English 1

IT & Applications


Year 2

EMS Operations

Medical Emergencies 1 & 2

Trauma Management 1 & 2

Assessment Based Management 1 & 2

EMS Life Support

Perlembagaan dan Masyarakat Malaysia (Constitution & Malaysian Society)

Fundamental English 2


Year 3

EMS Clinical Training 1 – 6

Study Mode

Full Time studies delivered through:

  • Didactic lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Industrial training
  • Simulation-based learning


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 English and Bahasa Malaysia with a minimum of 5 credits in the following subjects;


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

Any other 3 (three) subjects (including English and/or Bahasa Malaysia); or

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) – O Levels Pass Bahasa Malaysia and English with a minimum of Grade C in the following 5 subjects;


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

Any other 3 (three) subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English); or

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

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