Postgraduate Courses

The Department of  Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice postgraduate courses are  specialised programs, designed for Advanced Life Support level (or equivalent) working  paramedics to broaden their skills, knowledge base and scope of practice to a  Specialist Paramedic level. Our postgraduate courses now include three  respective streams: Intensive Care, Aeromedical and Retrieval and Extended Care  Paramedic Practice. Our programs have rapidly evolved in line with this  exciting industry and Monash has long established itself as being the industry  leaders in delivering the highest quality postgraduate paramedic education and  training.

What sets our programs apart?

Our postgraduate  courses are delivered primarily by distance education which has posed some  unique challenges for our team to ensure that our graduates can demonstrate the  right balance of academic knowledge, clinical decision making, advanced patient  assessment but also the performance of advanced care skills. As clinically  focussed programs, this has necessitated for our team to design a unique  combination of content delivery and assessment formats to maintain engagement  and ensure clinical competency in our student cohorts. Our team consistently  demonstrates a focus on quality assurance and embedding improvement processes  into the ever evolving units of study we deliver. Our team is motivated,  experienced, contemporary and extremely knowledgeable. They will challenge you  to become clinicians beyond a level of competency and proficiency because our  team believe that our graduates should be delivering optimal patient care; supported by contemporary medical evidence.

Why Study at Monash?

Monash is  a contemporary and progressive University which has achieved an enviable  national and international reputation for research and teaching excellence in a  short 50 years. It is ranked in the top one per cent of world universities and,  in line with our vision and strategy for the future; Monash will strive for  continual improvement. Monash is a member of the Group of Eight, an alliance of  leading Australian Universities recognised for their excellence in teaching and  research. Group of Eight universities produce impressive graduates who have  proven to find full-time employment sooner, and commence on higher salaries.  Recently the Good Universities Guide awarded Monash five stars for staff  qualifications, student retention, research intensivity, and research grants.

Monash is  the only Group of Eight University to offer a paramedic program and has a long  and established record of success in providing the education and training for  undergraduate Advanced Life Support as well as postgraduate Intensive Care  Paramedic and Aeromedical and Retrieval Clinicians. Our courses provide  postgraduate qualifications that are widely recognised within Australia as well  as internationally. Our graduates enjoy an unparalleled level of preparation  for their careers as a result of their strong underpinning education and  training as well as our ongoing partnerships and relationships with the  emergency ambulance services across the country.
We are  pleased to offer International study options from 2016 onwards; our global  reputation ensures you are recognised for your skills and talent no matter  where in the world you choose to pursue your dreams.

This course is  completed primarily via distance education with multimodal delivery including  on-campus study or block-intensive delivery offered for selected clinical  units. On-campus teaching is delivered at the Notting Hill campus. Distance  education students typically complete this course part-time. Online learning allows you the flexibility to study when and  where you choose. As a Monash online student you will have access to and  significant interaction with our educators as well as a large cohort of fellow  students from around the country throughout your course and our support team  will guide you from admission through to graduation.

We're  dedicated to providing you with a world class learning experience that is  personalised, interactive and tailored to suit your needs through flexible  learning options including 100% online. The world is your classroom.

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Please click on the courses below for further information.