Master of Physician Associate Studies (MPAS)


University of Bradford    Faculty of Life Sciences

Full time September Other 2 years full-time

About the course

This programme is suitable for graduates from life sciences or health courses and is designed to prepare students to enter the professional role of Physician Associate (PA). The Physician Associate role is an emerging role within the NHS and is defined as someone who is:

"A collaborative healthcare professional with a generalist medical education, who works alongside doctors, providing medical care as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team. Physician Associates are dependent practitioners working under medical supervision, but who are able to work autonomously with appropriate support."

(The UK Physician Associate Curriculum and Programme Standards, FPA

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Entry Requirements

2:2 (or above) in a Life Science, Biomedical Science, or Healthcare subject from a UK University or overseas equivalent

Applicants should offer either a strong science degree with substantial biology content or offer substantial healthcare experience. We will consider academic qualifications and work experience on a case-by-case basis. Please email the Admissions Team with details of your degree course or work experience if necessary


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Scholarships

The University is pleased to be offering a specific suite of scholarships to nationals from Sub-Saharan Africa starting this academic year.

This award is for self-funding, international fee paying students who are nationals of either Nigeria, Kenya Botswana, Uganda or South Africa. This scholarship is available for all students who meet eligibility criteria.

Students on discounted partnership programmes are not entitled to this scholarship.

Only new students will be awarded the scholarship

Applicable courses
All full-time courses based at the University of Bradford (excluding MBA, distance learning and external).

Eligible countries
Botswana
Kenya
Nigeria
South Africa
Uganda

Payment amount & frequency
All students from Nigeria, Kenya and Botswana will be awarded a £5000 scholarship as a fee reduction. All students from Uganda and South Africa will be awarded a £4000 scholarship as a fee reduction. The scholarship will be paid in subsequent years if progressing with an average of 60% or above.

How to apply
These scholarships are automatically processed and no separate application is required.

These scholarships are not paid in addition to the international academic scholarship.

Please note that students can only receive one scholarship or discount so students who are eligible for more than 1 award will be given the award of the highest value.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4000-£5000

Eligibility

The University is pleased to be offering a specific suite of scholarships to nationals from Sub-Saharan Africa starting this academic year.

This award is for self-funding, international fee paying students who are nationals of either Nigeria, Kenya Botswana, Uganda or South Africa. This scholarship is available for all students who meet eligibility criteria.

Students on discounted partnership programmes are not entitled to this scholarship.

Application Procedure

How to apply
These scholarships are automatically processed and no separate application is required.

These scholarships are not paid in addition to the international academic scholarship.

Please note that students can only receive one scholarship or discount so students who are eligible for more than 1 award will be given the award of the highest value.


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