University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Physician Associate Studies

Taught in a thriving medical school, our MSc in Physician Associate Studies delivers a modern and dynamic curriculum which ensures that you are equipped with the skills, attitudes and knowledge required to become a valued and key member of the clinical team. This highly regarded Physician Associate programme has been designed to train a new generation of healthcare professionals to support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients. Physician Associates (PA) are trained to perform a number of roles including taking medical histories, performing examinations, diagnosing illnesses, analysing test results and developing management plans. This is a two-year full time programme requiring ninety weeks of study and combines the theoretical and scientific basis of medicine with clinical experience. The programme leads to the award of MSc in Physician Associate Studies. Upon successful completion of the course, graduates are eligible to sit the national examination which entitles entry onto the national register and practise as a PA in the UK.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Foresterhill Health Centre Aberdeen AB25 2AY Scotland

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01224 272090