Taught course

Physician Associate Studies

Institution
Swansea University · Swansea University Medical School
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

In order to be eligible to apply for the Physician Associate Course, you must not have already pursued another PA course (fully or in part). All applicants must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Evidence of caring experience
  • GCSE Mathematics and English/Welsh at grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of a 2.2 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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Physician Associates are healthcare professionals that support doctors in diagnosing and managing patient treatment. The PG Dip in Physician Associate Studies in Swansea is one of the first courses of its kind in Wales. Developed as a collaborative venture between Swansea University Medical School and the College of Human and Health Science this integrated two year course will teach students the knowledge and clinical skills they require to pass the National Certification Examination and start work as a Physician Associate.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Medical School
Email
postgraduatemedicine@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 513400