Monash University

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

If you are seeking to commence your studies in 2016, please visit our new Find A Course for 2016.

Course code3881
Managing facultyMedicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Abbreviated titleBEH(Pmed)(Hons)
CRICOS code084604K
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT

This course must be completed in a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 2 years. The course duration is inclusive of any periods of intermission.

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Peninsula)
Admission, fee and application details
Contact details

Tel: 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274) or visit:


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Students 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.


These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate personal and professional development through the fostering of appropriate ethical research behaviours and considerations
  • demonstrate advanced communication and presentation skills and develop advanced knowledge and critical appraisal in a chosen field of study
  • demonstrate competence in research methodology, analysis and problem solving centred around an evidence based research project
  • identify, describe, design and evaluate enhancements to community based emergency health practice using the best available evidence and appropriate frameworks
  • review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise a variety of resources in order to respond to community based emergency health issues based on science, knowledge and evidence.

Entry requirements

Entry to this honours degree requires completion of all requirements for 3445 Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) with an average of 70 per cent or higher in at least 24 credit points at third year level. Applications from students who hold an equivalent paramedic degree from another university will need to demonstrate that they have achieved the appropriate academic standard.


This course consists of supervised research and coursework components.


Students must complete:

  • BEH4100 Honours degree of Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) 1
  • BEH4200 Honours degree of Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) 2
  • BEH4300 Honours degree of Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) 3

Students can commence in either first or second semester:

Areas of study


Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) (Honours)