PGDip Physician Associate Studies / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Diploma
- 2 years FT
- Entry requirements
Applicants should hold a minimum of a second class honours degree in a relevant subject. This may include the life sciences (eg biomedical science, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, healthcare science) or allied health professions (eg pharmacy, audiology, nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy).
All applicants should hold GCSE qualifications in Maths and English at grade B or equivalent. Applicants with equivalent or non-standard qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
- Number of places/applicants
60 fully funded places available.
We also have a limited number of self-funded places for international students. Please contact us for details.
- How to apply
Applications should be submitted to the North West Consortium via the online application form . Interviews will take place in Manchester throughout September and October 2017 for students starting in January 2018.
The application portal will close when all places have been filled. The North West consortium consists of the Universities of Manchester, Liverpool and Central Lancashire, so applicants will need to indicate their choice of university on the application form.
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- Train to work as a core member of the medical team and perform physical examinations, take histories, order and interpret diagnostic tests, and recommend therapy.
- Undertake over 1,600 hours of clinical training, including placements across the full range of medical specialities at teaching hospitals and primary care providers.
- Have the opportunity to work abroad in Year 2.
- Receive financial support during training.
- Study at a university ranked among the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2017).
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For the 2017 entry, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
Health Education England North West will fund full course fees for 60 students at The University of Manchester (£9,000 per annum, for 24 months of full-time study towards a PGDip) and provide a travel grant of £5,000 per year to support required travel to clinical placements across the region. This grant will be paid in two instalments in each year of study.
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