The University places emphasis on enabling students to develop the independent learning capabilities that will equip you for lifelong learning and future employment, as well as academic achievement.
A mixture of independent study, teaching and academic support through the personal academic tutoring system enables you to reflect on progress and build up a profile of skills, achievements and experiences that will enable you to flourish and be successful.
This consists of six core modules, which are taken over 45 weeks.
A typical week will consists of classes Monday to Friday, 9am5pm.
The relevance of work experience will be assessed during the admissions process.
Applicants will be required to submit a personal statement as part of theapplication.
If English is not your first language, you will require an average IELTSscore of 7.5 with no less than 7.0 in any band.
You must provide evidence of a IELTS score, taken within the lasttwo years, with your application.
The duration of each of the specialties is set out by the RCP Faculty of Physician Associates as follows: General Hospital Medicine: 350 hours Community Medicine: 510 hours Front Door Medicine: 180 hours General Surgery: 90 hours Mental Health: 90 hours Obstetrics and Gynaecology: 90 hours Paediatrics: 90 hours Other specialities: 200 hours In addition, meetings with personal academic tutors are scheduled on at least 4 occasions in the first year and three occasions in each of the other years of a course.This Physician Associate Masters 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.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.Two satisfactory references must support the application, both dated within the last year.