Taught course

Physician Associate Studies

St George's, University of London · Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have, or be expected to achieve, a minimum of a second class honours degree in life sciences or a health-related subject (or an equivalent overseas qualification). This qualification should have been awarded within the last five years (from date of application). You will also need excellent inter-personal and communication skills and some experience of working with the public. Those with alternative entry qualifications who are seriously interested in the role are welcome to discuss their application with course staff. .

Months of entry


Course content

On the UK’s longest running Physician Associate course you will learn how to take medical histories, perform physical examinations, request and analyse test results, diagnose illnesses, develop treatment and management plans. It is a challenging but incredibly rewarding with the course boasting 100% pass rates and a 100% employment record upon graduation.

St George’s is the only university to share its campus with one of the largest NHS teaching hospitals, making it the ideal place to study Physician Associate Studies MSc. With unrivalled access to clinical resources and working professionals, the course will fully equip you with all the skills and knowledge required to support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language attainment, normally in the form of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) certificate at a minimum score of 7.0.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,000 per year

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment
+44 (0)20 8725 2333
+44 (0)20 8725 0841