University of Birmingham: Physician Associate Studies
|Institution||University of Birmingham View institution profile|
|Department||School of Biomedical Science|
The University of Birmingham runs the Physician Associate Masters programme as a top-up programme designed for students who have already graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Physician Assistant/Associate Studies from a UK or Irish university. This a distance learning programme so you can work professionally while studying for your Masters.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
You will need to have gained a PGDip in Physician Assistant/Associate Studies from a UK or Irish University.
|EU||2313 GBP for Year 1|
|England||2313 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||2313 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||2313 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||2313 GBP for Year 1|
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
Physician Associate (formerly known as Physician Assistant) is a rapidly growing healthcare role in the UK, working alongside doctors in hospitals and in GP surgeries. Physician Associates support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients. They are trained to perform a number of roles including: taking medical histories, performing examinations, analysing test results, and diagnosing illnesses under the direct supervision of a doctor. (NB: the UK PA training programme does not qualify you to work in the USA).
|Level||RQF Level 7|
2:1 in a Life Sciences Degree - we want our students to start the course with a good knowledge of biological processes, cell functions and cell interactions. Some examples of degrees we regard as generally suitable are:
|EU||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|England||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|International||14460 GBP for Year 1|
University of Birmingham
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