A UK first or 2:1 Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in a Life or Health Sciences subject area (i.e. Anatomy, Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Medical Sciences, Medical Engineering, Nursing, Operating Department Practice, Paramedic Pharmacy, Physiology).
Applicants who hold a UK (2:2) Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, with relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.
We also accept applicants who have a Master's degree graded Merit or above in a Life or Health Sciences related subject
All applicants must have a minimum of GCSE English grade 4/C or above or equivalent qualification.
You should submit a personal statement focused on your motivation to become a physician associate detailing your experience, qualifications and personal qualities as they pertain to becoming a member of the profession. You will be able to do submit your statement when you apply through UCAS.
We require a copy of your up to date CV. Once you submit your application through UCAS you will be invited to create an account a my Application account with us on eVision. You will then be able to upload a copy of your CV. The CV should include details of any formal or informal work experience, work placements and volunteering activity. It is advantageous for applicants to have clinical work experience and/or patient contact hours. We will not be able to consider your application further until we receive the CV.
So we can review your application quickly please complete this as soon as possible after you submit your application.
One satisfactory reference is required to support your application dated within the last year. The reference must be academic reference if studied in the last 3 years. Your referee should know you well enough, in an official capacity, to write about you and your suitability for higher education. We do not accept references from family, friends, partners, ex-partners or yourself.
You will be able to include a reference when you apply to us through UCAS.
Meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an invite to a Selection Day or a place on the programme.
How to apply
You can apply online using the 'Apply Now' link.
The deadline to apply for this programme is the 26th of January 2022. Applications received after this date may not be considered.
Successful applicants will have a satisfactory health clearance and are required to undergo appropriate blood tests and immunisations such as hepatitis B, MMR, TB, chicken pox, tetanus and polio (please note, this list may be updated).
Disclosure and Barring Service
Successful applicants are required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly a Criminal Records Bureau check). More information
If you are a current healthcare professional or a member of a registered professional body, we ask that you provide details of your registration.
Please be aware that to apply for this course you will need to submit an application through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
Applicants can apply for the next entry point only. If you receive an offer and would like to defer your offer to the following entry point to the one you have applied for, you should put your request in writing to the Admission Office. They will then liaise with the Admissions Tutors for the course and let you know the outcome. You should have a strong reason for wanting to defer and we regret that we are not able to guarantee that we can accommodate this request.