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Physician Associate Studies

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Foresterhill Campus

Content

This highly regarded Physician Associate programme has been designed to train a new generation of healthcare professionals to support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients. Physician Associates (PA) are trained to perform a number of roles including taking medical histories, performing examinations, diagnosing illnesses, analysing test results and developing management plans.

This is a two-year full time programme requiring ninety weeks of study and combines the theoretical and scientific basis of medicine with clinical experience. The programme leads to the award of MSc in Physician Associate Studies. Upon successful completion of the course, graduates are eligible to sit the national examination which entitles entry onto the national register and practise as a PA in the UK.

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree or above in a medical science or health related subject. You must also have Higher Chemistry plus English and Maths at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

24 months

Faculty

Life Sciences and Medicine

Department

Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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