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.
Two personal statements of no more than 500 words each are required for both of the following statements:
- Describe your motivation to become a physician associate detailing your experience, qualifications, and personal qualities as they pertain to becoming a member of the profession.
- Discuss how the physician associate role might fit into the UK healthcare system.
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.
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 application deadline is Friday 1 May 2020. All short-listed applicants will be required to attend a Selection Day. These will be held in March 2020 and late May and early June 2020.
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.