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
  • Off-campus: Full time & part time

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

1 year (full time), 2 years (part time)
Start date
First Semester (February)
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 (International 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 entry requirements

Level B
IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.5, Reading 6.5, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0 Pearson Test of English (Academic):  58 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 58, Reading 58, Speaking 50 and Writing 50TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 19, Listening 20, Speaking 18 and Writing 21 Equivalent approved English test

Applicants must meet the minimum English requirements found in the Monash University polices.

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.More about special admissions schemes...

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.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using 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.

International fee

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



We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.

Enrolment Obligations

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than one third (33%) of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students must enrol in at least one unit that is not by distance and/or online in each compulsory study period unless the student is completing the last unit of their course. See standard 8.19 and 8.20 of National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018.

CRICOS code: 080251G