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St George's, University of London: Physician Associate Studies (Taught Postgraduate)

Institution St George's, University of London
Department Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education
Web http://www.sgul.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

Physician associates are trained to the medical model to work alongside doctors and the multidisciplinary team providing generalist healthcare. They are dependent practitioners working with a dedicated medical supervisor, however can work autonomously with appropriate support.

St George’s shares its campus with one of the largest teaching hospitals, making it the ideal place to study the Master’s in Physician Associate Studies (MPAS). With unrivalled access to clinical resources and working professionals, the course will fully equip you with all the skills and knowledge required to support the multidisciplinary team in the diagnosis and management of patients.

On the UK’s longest running Physician Associate Studies programme you will learn over two years how to take medical histories, perform physical examinations, request and analyse investigations, diagnose illnesses and develop treatment and management plans. It is a challenging but incredibly rewarding experience. The course has an outstanding pass rate on the Physician Associate National Exam and fantastic graduate employment.

Course Highlights - Shared site with one of the largest NHS teaching hospitals

  • Scholarships available

  • Outstanding pass rate at the Physician Associate National Examination

  • Longest running Physician Associate course in the UK

  • Dedicated primary care placement throughout year one. In year two you will move through a wide range of specialities based in London’s top hospitals.

  • Teaching team of physician associates, doctors and highly esteemed external lectures from London hospitals, GPs and PAs from the USA.

  • Year 1 student to staff ratio approximately 9:1

  • Strong history of staff involvement with the Faculty of Physician Associates

About St George's, University of London As the UK’s specialist health university, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. Our close links with healthcare providers and our shared campus with one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, means St George’s will provide you with a unique taste of what your future working life holds.

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