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Physician Associate Studies (Top Up) - Critical Development of Clinical Practice

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

    MMedSci - Master of Medical Science

  • Location

    University of Sheffield

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Year

Course summary

Course description

This course meets the learning needs of Physicians Associates (PAs) who have completed a diploma and now want to make a masters part of their continuing professional development.

You'll complete a substantial piece of quality improvement work. As part of this, you'll carry out a critical evaluation of the literature on quality improvement and analyse current practice.

We'll ask you to drawn on the academic skills of critical appraisal to review the evidence for quality improvement. Next you will identify a relevant clinical issue related to your practice, critically appraise the related literature and, taking a systematic approach, you'll complete a quality improvement project.

You'll produce an evidence-based report on practice, recommending improvements for clinical practice and reflecting on their success or otherwise.

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University information

University of Sheffield

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  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK's prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2021) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    177 73%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%



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