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Physician Associate Studies (Postgraduate) MSc

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE: BB96

Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Our Physician Associate master's will prepare you for the National Physician Associate entrance exam. Successful completion of the exam allows you to work as a Physician Associate (PA). It is a new and dynamic role within the NHS.Physician Associates (PAs) are healthcare professionals with a generalist medical education. They work alongside doctors, physicians, GPs and surgeons. PAs provide medical care as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team.PAs are dependent practitioners working with a dedicated consultant or GP supervisor. They also work alone, with appropriate support. The course will suit graduates of a bioscience discipline.While not doctors, PAs work to the medical model. They use skills and knowledge to deliver holistic care and treatment. They do this with the general medical and/or general practice team. Physician Associates work under defined levels of supervision.The course draws on Newcastle University’s considerable excellence in medical training. This is in association with Health Education North East.You'll develop core knowledge in preparation for the clinical workplace. This will include appropriate knowledge of:communication skillsclinical examination skillsclinical reasoningdata interpretationanatomyphysiologypharmacology

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,600per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 35 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    174 72%

    18th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    12th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    14th

    1

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