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MSC Physician Associate Studies Sheffield Hallam University

UK

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Course info

Summary

Course summary

  • Evaluate different concepts and evidence for the diagnosis and care of patients.
  • Understand ethical and professional frameworks - ensuring safe, competent practice.
  • Learn by doing on clinical placements.
  • Perform real clinical procedures, using specialist knowledge and techniques.

Physician associates provide vital support to doctors - diagnosing and managing patients, and improving care access. On this course, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills you need for the role, as set out by the Faculty of Physician Associates. When you graduate, you’ll have industry experience and life-long academic skills for this rewarding career - and be ready to take the National exam.

How you learn

This course blends theory and practice - preparing you for industry.

You’ll take six taught modules based around the medical knowledge and skills you need to pass the National Physician Associate examinations. These examinations are compulsory for qualification as a physician associate.

Your studies will then be applied to the real world of medicine, where you’ll do everything from history taking and patient examination to management planning. You’ll work in real primary and secondary care settings, over the course of 1600 hours.

You learn through

  • case-based discussion
  • problem-based learning
  • peer-directed learning
  • clinical placement

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as a

  • qualified physician associate. You will be required to successfully complete the National exams after successful completion of the course.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study MSC Physician Associate Studies.

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

To be confirmed

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

Jan-22

Venue

Collegiate Campus

Collegiate Crescent,

Sheffield,

S10 2BP, England

Entry requirement for international students

An honours degree recognised in the UK at 2.1 or above in a science related subject. Experience of interacting with members of the public from a range of backgrounds in different settings which demonstrates caring and empathy is essential. Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including mathematics, English language or literature and a science subject or equivalent. If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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