Candidates should be of the required academic standard and be able to satisfy one of the following conditions: have been awarded an initial degree (2.1 or higher) by a recognised Higher Education Institution in medically-related life science subjects (see widening access section if you are interested but do not have a degree in these areas). Examples include: Medical Sciences; Biomedical Sciences OR be in possession of a non-graduate qualification that the University has deemed to be of a satisfactory standard for the purpose of postgraduate admission.
Months of entry
- Community Medicine;
- General Hospital Medicine;
- Front Door Medicine;
- Mental Health;
- General Surgery;
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology;
- and Paediatrics.
Information for international students
International students must also have IELTS of 7.0 or above, with no individual score lower than 6.5.
Please note: Only EU and home students can currently apply for this commissioned course. Undertaking this program in the UK does not currently enable you to work as a PA in any other country.
Fees and funding
The Welsh Government has approved funding for students on the PA program for up to 12 student places for two years, that includes covering the cost of Course Fees, a Bursary of approximately £3500 and help with travelling expenses. The bursary is means tested and students will be advised of their eligibility via the external funders.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Jenny Byast
- 01248 383244