25/05/2021

Categories: Postgraduate

Everything you Need to Know about Physician Associates Studies

The physician associate (PA) is one of the newest allied medical professions, providing clinical care graduates with a unique and exciting route to medicine.

The MSc Physician Associate Studies degree at the University of Bolton is a fantastic opportunity for non-medical graduates to enter the healthcare sector. It’s also a great way for healthcare professionals looking to take a different role, making medicine much more accessible.

Working as a physician associate (PA) means supporting doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients, putting you at the heart of patient care.

Are you interested in a career as a PA? Here’s everything you need to know about the training: 

It’s open to students from a variety of backgrounds

To apply for our course, you should at least have a lower second class honours degree (2.2) in a life or health science subject.

Or you can apply with an upper second class honours degree (2.1) in a science, engineering or social science subject, together with higher education credits in human biology and either infectious disease and public health or molecular and cell biology (with an overall mark of at least 60%).

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BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science (Pre-registration)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
120
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Physician Associate Studies
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Acute Medicine)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Geriatric Medicine)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Mental Health)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Oncology)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Primary Care)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Respiratory)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Clinical Practice
Part-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip PgDip Clinical Practice
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PgCert PgCert Clinical Practice
Part-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Acute Medicine (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Care of the Frail Adult (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Clinical Examination Skills (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) The Human Body Anatomy and Physiology for Health Care (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Acute Medicine (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Advanced Clinical Practice in Oncology (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Advanced Clinical Practice in Primary Care (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Advanced Physical Skills Assessment in a Mental Health Setting
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Biological Basis of Diseases (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Care of the Frail Adult (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Clinical Examination Skills (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Developing a Specialist Interest in Clinical Care
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Diagnostics and Therapeutics (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Geriatric Medicine (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Non-Medical Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Allied Health Care Professionals (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
26 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Respiratory (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Integrated Degree Apprenticeship)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Integrated Degree Apprenticeship) (Acute Medicine)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Integrated Degree Apprenticeship) (Geriatric Medicine)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Integrated Degree Apprenticeship) (Mental Health)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Integrated Degree Apprenticeship) (Oncology)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Integrated Degree Apprenticeship) (Primary Care)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Integrated Degree Apprenticeship) (Respiratory)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

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