MSc Physician Associate Studies / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- MSc and PGDip
- 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 (e.g. biomedical science, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, healthcare science) or allied health professions (e.g. 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 places available.
- How to apply
Applications to the programme for January 2020 entry are now open, you can apply via the link here , we do not have a closing date and would encourage you to apply early, as we reserve the right to close once we reach capacity.
On receipt of your application you will receive a confirmation e-mail, please do not contact us to re-check this, as we are extremely busy at this period.
We have no confirmed interview dates as yet, please wait for us to contact you, we will be in touch in due course.
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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 undertake an overseas elective 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 2018).
Physician Associate - Meet the Programme Director
We will be hosting an event on Wednesday 26 th June from 10am to 12pm at The University of Manchester, there will be a presentation by Dr Drew Tarmey, with an opportunity to ask questions ahead of your application to the programme.
You can sign up for the event here , please note places are limited, therefore we would ask that you do not sign up for this event unless you are sure you can make it, we hope to host a further event later in the summer.
Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .
If you wish to be added to our mailing list and receive information on upcoming open days, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
For January 2019 entry, the tuition fees are as follows:
- MSc (full-time) UK/EU students (per annum): £9,250
- PGDip (full-time ) UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
Student support available includes a £5,000 travel grant, spread across the two years of your studies. This covers the cost of travel to placements. Students registered on the MSc programme may also be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan, there is no further funding available and you would be required to partly self-fund this programme.
In partnership with Health Education England across the North West we are also able to offer the following enhancements to student support:
- Access to a hardship fund (up to a maximum, means tested amount of £1,000 per student).
- Free Resuscitation Council accredited ILS training and certification.
Personal indemnity insurance.
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