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 the MSc Physician Associate Studies. 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)
  Application deadline: 30 April 2018.
  Study location: St George's, University of London
  UK, EU and non-EU (international) citizens may apply

On the UK’s longest running Physician Associate studies programme you will learn how to take medical histories, perform physical examinations, request and analyse test results, diagnose illnesses and develop treatment and management plans. It is a challenging but incredibly rewarding experience. The course has an outstanding pass rate on the Physician Associate National Exam and fantastic graduate employment.


  • Shared site with one of the largest NHS teaching hospitals
  • ‘Best Postgraduate Teaching Team’ award in 2013
  • Outstanding 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 9:1
  • 12 Physician Associates and 4 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*

2018 entry UK and EU:

  • MSc full time: £9,500 per annum
  • MSc part time: £5,250 per annum per years 1 and 2, year 3 is delivered full time and is £9,500

2018 Non-EU (International):

  • MSc full time: £20,000 per annum

In order to be registered on the FPA Managed Voluntary Register as a Physician Associate you will need to pass the PA National Exam after gaining the MSc Physician Associate Studies. The National 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

Students may be eligible for:
  • A Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,280. Find out more information about Postgraduate Loans at Fees and Funding
  • A Career Development Loan, for more information 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
  • A part fee postgraduate scholarship. Find out more information at scholarships

Last Updated: Thursday, 01 March 2018 16:59