PGDip Physician Associate Studies / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- PGDip (MSc subject to approval)
- 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 will be closing on Monday 10th December, no further applications will be considered after this date, however the closing date for other Universities in the North West Universities Consortium, may stay open, please consult their web pages for further information.
Applications normally open in August, with interviews taking place between September and November in the year of application, with successful applicants beginning their studies in January/February.
Our mailing list is currently closed and will open again in February 2019, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org after this date, to join this mailing list for the latest updates regarding 2020 entry.
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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 2018).
For the 2019 entry, the tuition fees are as follows:
- PGDip (full-time )UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
Please note: Fees for 2019/20 entry are £9,000 per year for UK/EU students.
Funding for the programme follows the National Funding Model for Physician Associates. We also accept sponsored students and those funded by their employer. You will receive a £5000 bursary, spread across the two years of their studies.
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