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  Physician Associate

University of Reading    School of Pharmacy

Full time September MSc 2 years full time Award winner
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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The MSc Physician Associate programme is your gateway to an exciting career in healthcare. Designed for life science graduates or those with healthcare experience, this comprehensive course provides essential training for becoming a Physician Associate. You'll receive classroom instruction and hands-on experience in NHS Primary and Secondary Care settings, allowing you to develop your skills and knowledge in real-world scenarios. With over 100 additional clinical hours compared to the national requirement, you'll gain extensive practical experience. Our dedicated teaching staff, including practicing physicians, will guide you through the programme and support your transition into the NHS. Don't miss out on excellent career prospects in this rapidly growing field.

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Our MSc 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.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or above), in a relevant life sciences subject, for example, biological sciences, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, pharmacy or psychology. 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) will also be considered.

As part of the application process for this programme, you will be required to attend an interview.


New UK/Republic of Ireland students: £11,900

New international students: £26,950

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