Taught course

Physician Associate Studies

Institution
University of Aberdeen · College of Life Sciences and Medicine
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2:1 or 1st class honours degree in a medical or health related science.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This highly regarded Physician Associate programme has been designed to train a new generation of healthcare professionals to support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients. Physician Associates (PA) are trained to perform a number of roles including taking medical histories, performing examinations, diagnosing illnesses, analysing test results and developing management plans.

This is a two-year full time programme requiring ninety weeks of study and combines the theoretical and scientific basis of medicine with clinical experience. The programme leads to the award of MSc in Physician Associate Studies. Upon successful completition of the course, graduates are eligible to sit the national examination which entitles entry onto the national register and practise as a PA in the UK.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Medicine
Email
study@abdn.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1224 437923