University of Surrey
Physician Associate Studies
This programme of study, skills development and placement experience allows you to build upon a first degree in biosciences, life sciences or health sciences in order to function as a qualified physician associate. The programme teaches you to assess, diagnose and manage medical problems competently, consulting with patients presenting with a variety of specified conditions on behalf of, and under supervision of, a senior experienced doctor. By the end of the programme, you will be able to deliver holistic medical care and treatment to a standard defined by the National Examination for Physician Associates, which will enable you to work in either Primary or Secondary Care.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: A minimum 2:1 honours degree from an approved university, in subjects related to biosciences, Anatomical Sciences, life sciences or health. Alternatively, accredited health professionals with suitable clinical experience (typically five years) may be considered. Applicants must hold a GCSE minimum grade C in Maths and English. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 7.5 overall, 7.0 in each component (or equivalent). For current entry requirements, please visit our website. The link is under Course contact details.
Example module listing: Introduction to case based life course medicine; case based life course medicine 2; case based life course medicine 3; case based life course medicine 4; clinical medicine - mother and child, and psychiatry; clinical medicine - emergency care and surgery; clinical medicine - medicine and general practice (1); clinical medicine - general practice (2) and elective.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Full-time||September 2018||9,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||24 Months|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Full-time||September 2018||19,800 per Year 1 (International)||24 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||GU2 7XH||South East|
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