Taught course

Physician Associate

Institution
University of Surrey · School of Biosciences and Medicine
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

We are seeking to recruit high-calibre, academically able and motivated students who hold a minimum 2.1 honours degree from a university, in subjects related to biosciences, life sciences or health.

Alternatively, accredited health professionals with suitable clinical experience (typically five years) may be considered and should contact Professor Kamila Hawthorne for an initial discussion.

Applicants must hold a GCSE minimum grade C in Maths and English.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Surrey’s longstanding excellent reputation and first-rate facilities combine to provide a postgraduate diploma that will prepare you for an exciting career as a physician associate.

You will be taught by Academics who are internationally recognised for their expertise in medicine and who possess a wealth of experience and knowledge.

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

This programme of study, skills development and placement experience allows you to build upon a first degree in biosciences, life sciences or health sciences in order to function as a qualified physician associate.

The programme teaches you to assess, diagnose and manage medical problems competently, consulting with patients presenting with a variety of specified conditions on behalf of, and under supervision of, a senior experienced doctor.

By the end of the programme, you will be able to deliver holistic medical care and treatment to a standard defined by the National Examination for Physician Associates, which will enable you to work in either Primary or Secondary Care.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.5 overall (or equivalent)

IELTS 7.0 in each subcomponent

We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,000
International students
£19,000

Loans, scholarships and financial support

There are many streams of funding for postgraduate students including awards, scholarships and loans. Learn more.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Kamila Hawthorne
Email
kamila.hawthorne@surrey.ac.uk