Master of Specialist Paramedic Practice
Monash University has been a leader in postgraduate education and training for Intensive Care Paramedics as well as within the field of Aeromedical and Retrieval, facilitating the highest levels of pre-hospital care in the world. The Master of Specialist Paramedic Practice will support current and experienced paramedics in improving their clinical practice and knowledge related to the delivery of emergency health services. This course is designed to prepare students for clinical leadership, education and research positions. Students will extend their clinical practice by initially undertaking specialist paramedic intensive care, extended care or aeromedical and retrieval training. Students will complete training in advanced clinical leadership and decision-making as well as advanced techniques enabling you to provide the highest level of pre-hospital care fin a specialist area of paramedic practice. Students will explore clinical practice within an integrated emergency medical system and consider the issues and trends that influence scope of practice and service delivery. Students will complete study in clinical research methodology for emergency health and have the option of undertaking a clinical project or other electives from an elective option suite in order to facilitate clinical practice at a specialist level. Students may choose to complete a research project which can be used to provide a pathway into higher degrees by research (subject to meeting separate HDR entry requirements).
The Master of Specialist Paramedic Practice will support experienced paramedics in improving current knowledge, skills and clinical practice, in order to prepare for specialist clinical positions, as well as for leadership, education and research roles. The Master of Specialist Paramedic Practice includes a nested graduate certificate for the aeromedical and retrieval specialisation, as well as a graduate diploma for the intensive care and extended care specialisations that students can take as an early exit award from this program.
The Master of Specialist Paramedic Practice course duration is 1.5 years (full-time), or 3 years (part-time).
This course is a full fee course. Please click here for the current fees.
Full fee-paying students may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist tuition fees.
For more information regarding the application process, please click here.