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Apply to MSc In Physician Associate studies

Thank you for considering an application to study MSc in Physician Associate Studies at Newcastle

Our Programme

At Newcastle we provide a stimulating and supportive environment where our Physician Associate students can thrive. Our students excel throughout the two year course and graduate as highly skilled practitioners.

The delivery of this programme draws on our considerable excellence in medical training in the region an our graduates rank among the highest performers nationally in the Physician Associate Registration Assessment.

Our teaching team consists of Physician Associates, doctors, clinical pharmacologists and academics who provide a breadth of knowledge and experience

Three members of the PA leadership team, from left to right: Lana Shakespeare, Emma McAllister, Graham Dark

Application guidance

Before applying you should consider

  • If you meet the entry requirements
  • Know and understand how we deliver the programme
  • Know what student support systems we offer

Our Graduates receive MSc in Physician Associate studies before proceeding to enter the Physician Associate National Exam

On successful completion of the National exam our graduates can then work across secondary or primary care

For more information on the programme please see our course page

Further information

More information about a career as a Physician Associate can be found here

Physician Associates are due to be regulated by the GMC in the latter part of 2024, this programme’s terminal learning outcomes will allow you to register with the GMC once regulation is complete.

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