Physician Associate PG Dip
Why Surrey?

Surrey’s longstanding excellent reputation and first-rate facilities combine to provide a postgraduate diploma that will prepare you for an exciting career as a Physician Associate.

You will be taught by Academics who are internationally recognised for their expertise in medical and who possess a wealth of experience and knowledge.

PG Dip Award
Full-time Study Mode

Entry Requirements For This Course

We are seeking to recruit high-calibre, academically able and motivated students who hold a minimum 2.1 honours degree from an approved university, in subjects related to biosciences, life sciences or health.

Alternatively, accredited health professionals with suitable clinical experience (typically five years) may be considered and should contact Professor Kamila Hawthorne for an initial discussion.

Applicants must hold a GCSE minimum grade C in Maths and English.

Selection process

Shortlisting

Admissions staff will review the information provided within the personal statement and reference to assess applications for evidence of academic ability, insight and motivation.

Personal statements should be comprehensive, with correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview and selection day.

Interviews

Applicants successful at the shortlisting stage will be required to attend an interview conducted by University academics, assisted by staff from clinical practice areas.

Applicants selected to attend one of our interview days will be sent detailed guidance on the interview with their invitation.

Other entry requirements

Admission to this programme is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) Section 4 (2) (Exemptions) Order 1975 and DHSS Circular HC(88)9 guidelines regarding police checks and child protection.

Offers are conditional upon satisfactory health and fitness for practice screening, references and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance, or equivalent.

Candidates must also meet national requirements to work with vulnerable adults and children.

Admission is also subject to NHS eligibility for the programme. Proof of eligibility is normally required prior to interview.

Applicants must be immunised against Hepatitis B before registering on the course.

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