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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Medway Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary


This course allows you to develop and direct your healthcare career in a primary care setting or almost any medical specialty.

Our MSc in Physician Associate Studies, in partnership with the University of Kent, is delivered within the University’s Institute of Medical Sciences which has specialist facilities and medical practitioners engaged in postgraduate education and research.

Physician Associates are skilled members of the health care team who are qualified to provide a wide range of medical services in practice with a licensed physician. This flexibility is unique to the Physician Associate role and makes it an exciting new career choice. Physician Associate training is based on a ‘fast track’ medical school model that was developed in the U.S in 1965.

Your future career

Physician Associates in the UK work in a wide variety of healthcare settings which include:

  • GP surgeries
  • accident and emergency departments
  • inpatient medical and surgical wards
  • trauma and orthopaedics
  • mental health
  • paediatrics
  • hospital operating theatres
  • surgical specialities.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,230per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Canterbury Christ Church University

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  • Campus address

    Canterbury Christ Church University, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU, England

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