St George’s is the only university to share its campus with one of the largest NHS teaching hospitals, making it the ideal place to study Physician Associate Studies MSc. With unrivalled access to clinical resources and working professionals, the course will fully equip you with all the skills and knowledge required to support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients.

  Two years, full time; three years, part time (final year full time)
  Applications are closed for 2016 entry and will open for 2017 entry in September 2016
  Study location: St George's, University of London
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  UK, EU and non-EU (international) citizens may apply

On the UK’s longest running Physician Associate course you will learn how to take medical histories, perform physical examinations, request and analyse test results, diagnose illnesses, develop treatment and management plans. It is a challenging but incredibly rewarding with the course boasting 100% pass rates and a 100% employment record upon graduation.


  • Shared site with one of the largest NHS teaching hospitals
  • ‘Best Postgraduate Teaching Team’ award in 2013
  • 100% pass rate on the Physician Associate National Examination
  • Longest running Physician Associate course in the UK
  • Highly experienced Physician Associate as full time Course Director
  • Regular timetable of esteemed visiting lectures from the USA
  • Student to staff ratio approximately 7:1
  • 9 Physician Associates and 3 Doctors within the teaching team
  • Strong history of involvement on the board of the Faculty of Physician Associates at the Royal College of Physicians
  • Opportunity to apply for sponsorship of your second year course fees 

 Tuition Fees*

2016 entry UK and EU:

  • MSc full time: £9,000 per annum
  • MSc part time: £5,000 per annum per years 1 and 2, year 3 is delivered full time and is £9,000

2016 Non-EU (International):

  • MSc full time: £17,325 per annum

In order to be registered on the managed voluntary register as a Physician Associate you will need to pass the national qualifying exam after gaining the Physician Associate Studies MSc. This exam is not part of this programme and the cost of the exam is therefore not included in your course fees. Find out more at the Faculty of Physician Associates website

Funding Your Study

We have a range of funding opportunities available for students.

Students may be eligible for:

  • Postgraduate Loans of £10,000 will be available from 1 August 2016 onwards. Find out more information about Postgraduate Loans at Fees and Funding
  • For more information on Career Development Loans visit
  • Alumni discount. If you're a former St George's student you can qualify for an additional 10% discount from this course. Learn more



Last Updated: Monday, 21 March 2016 16:49

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