Emergency Health - 3878

Emergency Health

Master degree

Whether you want to get ahead in your career faster, or improve your knowledge, a Monash postgraduate degree can give you a distinct advantage.

At a glance

Course Details

  • 1.5 years (full time)
  • 3 years (part time)
Start date Summer Semester (October), First Semester (February), Second Semester (July) - Research Course Work Units only
Qualification Master of Emergency Health
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This course is designed to provide Paramedics with the necessary education and training for the specialist intensive care paramedic role as well as leadership, education and research positions. Students initially undertaking specialist intensive care paramedic training before completing clinical research training and have the option to complete a clinical research project as well as other specialist aeromedical and retrieval or extended care clinical training. Students will have the opportunity to examine evidence-based emergency health care from clinical and systems perspectives using local and international contexts.

The Masters of Emergency Health consists of 12 units of study (72 credit points) comprising of two foundation units, four core clinical units, two research methodology units and four elective units of study. Elective units enable students to tailor their course according to their clinical or research experience and their anticipated role.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Masters of Emergency Health may be eligible for employment as Intensive Care Paramedics or Aeromedical and Retrieval Clinicians. Graduates may also be eligible for entry into a research higher degree program or be engaged in leadership, management or training roles within the emergency health services.

Entry Requirements

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

Making the application


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

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


Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.


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.