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Physician Associate - PGDip/MSc


University of Reading School of Pharmacy

Full time September MSc, PgDip 24 months full-time

About the course

Our MSc/PGDip Physician Associate programme provides essential training for entering an exciting new career as a healthcare professional. 

This course is suitable for life science graduates or those with significant healthcare experience.

You will receive training in the classroom and experience a wide variety of teaching methods. You will engage in workplace-based learning in NHS Primary and Secondary Care environments, allowing you to develop your skills and knowledge as a healthcare professional in real settings. All curriculum content is delivered in close partnership with practicing clinicians. Our course provides over 100 more clinical hours than the national minimum requirement, with around 350 hours of clinical placements in first year and around 1,350 in second

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Entry Requirements

An upper second class honours degree (2:1) or better in a relevant subject in the life sciences (for example, biological sciences, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, pharmacy) from a UK university (or equivalent from a university outside the UK); or candidates with a good lower second class honours degree (2:2) combined with other relevant practical healthcare skills and experience; or qualifications and experience considered to be equivalent to the above.


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