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 are accepted through the North West Universities Consortium in Collaboration with Health Education England (North) .
Applications to The University of Manchester for 2019 entry closed on Monday 10th December, applications received after this date will be processed for 2020 entry.
Universities in the North West Universities Consortium, may stay open later, please consult their websites for further information.
If you would like to join our mailing list for updates on 2020 entry please contact us at: email@example.com .
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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).
For the 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
From 2018 all Physician Associate programmes in England will be funded according to a National Funding Model.
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.
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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