Emergency Health (Paramedic) - 3881

Emergency Health (Paramedic)

Bachelor degree (honours year)

The Honours degree is designed to develop graduates, who will contribute to clinical research in community-based emergency health, improve patient outcomes and further both the paramedic profession and community-based emergency health services.

The course aims to help high-achieving students acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes to achieve excellence in research scholarship.

Career opportunities

In addition to working as ambulance paramedics, Honours students can specialise in the intensive care field and expand into clinical education, research and management positions.

At a glance

Course Details

  • On-campus at Peninsula: Full time & part time
  • Off-campus: Full time & part time

The DE (off-campus mode) is available to domestic students and international students (not on a student visa).

Duration 1 year (full time), 2 years (part time)
Start date First Semester (February) Second Semester (July)
Qualification Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) (Honours)
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


Entry to this Honours degree will require completion of all requirements for the award of the pass degree of Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) with an average of 70% or higher in at least 24 credit points at third year level. For acceptance into the Honours degree, applications from graduates of the Monash Bachelor of Paramedic Studies or graduates with paramedic degrees from other universities will need to demonstrate that they have achieved and appropriate academic standard to the above.

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Alternative entry pathways

Multiple pathways to this course

There are many ways to gain entry to a course at Monash. If you don't meet our entry requirements, there are pathways to help. More about alternative pathways...

Additionally, we recognise that some applicants may have experienced difficulties that have disadvantaged them when applying for university. We offer a range of special admissions schemes that may help you gain entry to your chosen course, including pathways for Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students. .More about special admissions schemes...

Making the application

Future students

First Semester (February)

Apply directly to Monash

Second Semester (July)

Apply directly to Monash


For applications Direct to Monash

Apply directly to Monash with this course code: 3881

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

The average annual student contribution amount is:


Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.



We offer over 200 types of scholarships, valued at up to $70,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) (Honours)

You will undertake a guided advanced studies program in an aspect of community-based emergency health and an approved research project under the supervision of a member of the academic or research staff.

Students complete a research literature review; research proposal, design and ethics; and research report.