Taught course

Physician Associate MSc

University of Worcester · Institute of Health and Society

Entry requirements

We require applicants to be able and motivated, capable of sustaining the considerable effort required to complete this challenging course, and willing to be present for teaching sessions outside of traditional classroom hours.

If you meet the entry requirements set out here, you will be considered for interview.

  • BSc in a Life or Health Science at 2:2 or above
  • BSc/BEng/BA in physical science, engineering or social work at 2:2 or above. Plus the following two Open University Modules: SK277 – Human Biology; SK320 – Infectious disease and public health; S377 – Molecular and cell biology (with 50% in each module).
  • Diploma of Higher Education in a healthcare profession (ODP, Adult Nursing, Paramedic) at 50% overall. Plus a minimum of two years experience in a professional role

In addition, all applicants are required to have GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 and above or equivalent (please contact us for a list of equivalents), alternatively, the University of Worcester offers an equivalence exam in each of these subjects.

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.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will require an average IELTS score of 7.5 with no less than 7.5 in any element.

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

01905 855111