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What will I learn?

A Bachelor of Paramedicine degree prepares you to qualify as a registered paramedic and deliver emergency health care in a range of settings. This accredited course gives you the paramedic skills, knowledge and clinical experience to assess life-threatening situations, provide out-of-hospital care and save lives.

Paramedics are at the forefront of medical and emergency care. They assess, treat and transport patients in emergencies and health-related events in the community. Our Bachelor of Paramedicine will give you the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience to assess life-threatening situations, provide emergency care and potentially save lives.

Starting with a core knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pharmacotherapy, then study the role of paramedics in practice, research, education and leadership. As a student paramedic, you’ll learn how to treat patients with a range of medical conditions including trauma, respiratory, cardiovascular, mental health, maternal and neonatal health.

From your first semester, you’ll gain practical experience and complete up to 60 days of placement across your degree, working in clinical and community settings with ambulance services, non-emergency transport and in the emergency department of Victoria’s major hospitals. These hospital placements expose you to the diverse nature of being a paramedic, and give you the chance to work collaboratively with other health care professionals. You’ll also have opportunities to practice your skills in realistic simulation scenarios on campus, including managing mass casualty disasters.

Career opportunities

Being a paramedic is a challenging but rewarding vocation. Looking for a job that will take you places? As a paramedicine graduate, you’ll be qualified to work as a paramedic with national and international ambulance services, as well as private services, industry or community-based emergency health services. With further study and experience, there’s also advanced paramedic roles - like mobile intensive care ambulance (or MICA) paramedics, intensive care paramedics or air ambulance paramedics.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences



Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,200.00 (18,30,835) per year
Start date

28 February 2022


Peninsula Campus

Moorooduc Highway,



3199, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

VET Certificate IV, diploma or advanced diploma graduates: To be considered, applicants will normally require at least a 75% to 80% average. Preference will be given to students whose prior studies are related to the course in which they are seeking admission. Programs that involve competency-based assessment without grades or marks will not meet the admission requirements.

For international students

At the time of enrolment in a course at Monash University, you must be at least 17 years of age.

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have successfully completed a minimum of an Australian Year 12 qualification (or equivalent) and achieve the required academic entry score.

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 50

TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 19, Listening 20, Speaking 18 and Writing 21

Paper-based TOEFL 550 Test of written English: 4.5

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 No skill score below 169
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 176 No skill score below 169

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Box Hill Institute
  • Monash College