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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Course

This course entry 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

Managing facultyMedicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Abbreviated titleBEH(Pmed)(Hons)
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Peninsula)
Contact details

Telephone: +61 3 9904 4327, email: enqueries.paramedics@med.monash.edu.au

Notes

  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.

Description

Students will undertake a guided advanced studies program in an aspect of community-based emergency health. In addition, students will undertake an approved research project under the supervision of a member of the academic or research staff.

Objectives

By completion of this course, the graduate should demonstrate the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes to:

  • design, development and implement a research project with consideration of the ethical, legal and cultural responsibilities involved
  • write up scientific work in a potentially publishable manner
  • demonstrate communication skills relating to the research and professional community and to undertake both oral and written presentations with a scientific audience
  • demonstrate proficiency in data acquisition, analysis, presentation and word processing
  • use appropriate statistical analyse research data
  • critically review the scientific literature in community-based emergency health
  • discuss the breadth and diversity of research in health sciences.

Entry requirements

Entry to this honours degree will require completion of all requirements for the award of the pass degree of 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. For acceptance into the honours degree, applications from equivalent paramedic degrees from other universities will need to demonstrate that they have achieved the appropriate academic standard.

Requirements

Full-time

Students can commence either in first or second semester. Students undertake the 'Advanced studies' unit and the 'Research project Part A' unit in their first semester and 'Research project Part B' unit in their second semester.

  • BEH4100 Advanced studies in community-based emergency health (12 points)
  • BEH4200 Community emergency health research project - Part A (12 points)
  • BEH4300 Community emergency health research project - Part B (24 points)

Part-time

Students can commence either in first or second semester. Students undertake the 'Advanced studies' unit and 'Research project Part A' as full year units in the first year, and the 'Research project Part B' unit as a full year unit in the second year.

  • BEH4100 Advanced studies in community-based emergency health
  • BEH4200 Community emergency health research project - Part A
  • BEH4300 Community emergency health research project - Part B

Award(s)

Honours degree of Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic)