Taught course

Physician Associate

University of Worcester · Institute of Health and Society

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Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have GCSE (or equivalent) grade A-C/4 in Maths and English, a minimum of 250 hours of healthcare experience and


  • A minimum of a lower second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in a relevant subject, such as medical, biological or life sciences or other health related subject from a UK university or an overseas equivalent.


  • A minimum of a lower second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in a physical science or engineering subject or social work and appropriate modules in biology passed at a minimum of 55% at QAA levels 5 or 6. E.g. the following two Open University Modules: SK277 - Human Biology; SK320 - Infectious disease and public health; S294 - Cell Biology (with 50% in each module).

Alternative professional qualifications (e.g. DipHE in Nursing, Paramedic Science, ODP) with appropriate professional registration and a minimum of two years post-registration experience may be considered.

Applicants may be required to submit supplementary details, such as course transcripts and asked to complete a short essay.

Months of entry


Course content

This Physician Associate Master’s degree is open to those passionate about meeting the challenges of our modern healthcare sector.

We specially train our Physician Associate graduates to support doctors and medical teams in a demanding and fast-paced clinical environment. We will support you as you gain the clinical skills necessary for diagnosing illnesses, managing patients and providing high quality medical care.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

01905 855111