24 months
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26200 GBP/year
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About

Our Physician Associate Studies course at University of Sheffield gives you a solid grounding in the knowledge and skills you'll need to support doctors in ‘first contact’ health care, either in general practices or in hospitals. 

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Overview

Our integrated, systems-based approach places the patient at the centre. We offer a master degree in Physician Associate Studies at University of Sheffield

Key Features  

  • Physicians Associates (PAs) are health professionals who see patients and address their health needs while working under the supervision of doctors. 
  • Qualified PAs have direct contact with patients in their assessment: taking histories, performing examination, making diagnoses and considering management plans, supported by the Faculty of Physician Associates.

Programme Structure

  • You’ll study a nationally agreed curriculum outlined by the Physician Associate Competency Framework.   
  • Throughout the course you’ll have contact with patients both on placements in GP practices and local hospitals, and through our Patients as Educators programme where you’ll hear first-hand from patients about their experiences.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 or higher in a life sciences degree (such as biochemistry, physiology or biomedical science) with BBB grades at A Level (or equivalent).
  • You should also have a keen interest in developing practical skills related to health and illness, and to working with the public in the health sector.
  • Selection will be by application and interview. 
  • Overall IELTS score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26200 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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