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

Swansea University

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  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

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 practice and identify your individual learning needs.

Application deadline

15 January

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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS A minimum 2.2 (or predicted 2.2 which is subsequently satisfied*) at degree level in a biomedical science or health related discipline**. Applicants who have achieved a high degree (a 2.1 or a 1st) in a non-related discipline and can provide evidence of relevant work experience and values in line with the NHS constitution may be considered on an individual basis. *Pending degree results must be evidenced by 31st July of the year of intended enrolment. **Degrees awarded in countries other than the UK


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Swansea University

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  • Campus address

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

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 35 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%



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