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Physician Associate Studies - Postgraduate Taught (UK Students Only) MSc

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    MSc

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

IMPORTANT: The deadline for all applications to this course is 31st January 2021. Trained like a Doctor in an intense two year Master’s Degree a Physician Associate is a member of the allied clinical team focussed on the provision of continuity of care, supporting doctors in clinical practice under the direction of a Doctor.Our Masters in Physician Associate Studies will train you undertake examination, diagnosis and management of patients. From the moment you arrive at Swansea University our specialist staff will take you on a system-based approach to clinical learning and practice, and help you plan for your future as a Physician Associate.Our innovative spiral curriculum, pioneered on our flagship Graduate Entry Medicine program, is designed to build familiarity with how patients present in clinical practice and to provide you with skills in diagnosis and clinical management.In your first year the systems based approach with experienced clinicians will be coupled with early clinical exposure designed to embed scientific and medical understanding with real life patient interactions. This is all underpinned by our case-based approach to support your learning outcomes.As you progress to your second year, the focus will increasingly shift to placement based learning under the supervision of a clinically qualified mentor. This is designed to develop a wide range of practical and reasoning skills necessary to be an effective Physician Associate. This process will encourage you to reflect on your practise and identify your individual learning needs.

Application deadline

15 January

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

GCSE Mathematics and English/Welsh at grade C or above (or equivalent).

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 35 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    34th

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