The Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care Honours is a postgraduate degree programme that is designed to create an opportunity for further tertiary education in the emergency medical care field which is aligned with the National Development Plan (NDP4) and the NUST strategic Plan (NSP4). Currently there is only the three‐year undergraduate programme that is offered at NUST. The programme aims to equip students with comprehensive and systematic knowledge and expertise in this discipline. The programme will enable students to develop their capacity to conduct supervised research of an applied nature as well as appraise existing or new treatment protocols in to develop implementation strategies within the Namibian context. Furthermore, students will be equipped with the relevant knowledge and skills in disaster management, community health paramedicine and clinical care appli‐ cable to the emergency medical care setting.
Candidates will be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care Honours programme if they have a Bach‐ elor of Emergency Medical Care (Formerly Bachelor of Pre‐hospital Emergency Medical Care) at NQF level 7 (with at least 360 NQF credits) from NUST or an equivalent NQF level qualification from a recognised institution or relevant pre‐NQF qualification from a recognised institution worth at least 360 credits.
NB: Applicants must also be registered with the HPCNA or equivalent registration body, as a Paramedic (Advanced Life Support Practitioner). Proof of Registration must be attached to the Application form.