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Course overview

The physician associate is a type of health professional whose development has been led by the Department of Health and has involved the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and Royal College of General Practitioners (RGCP), as well as the profession itself through the UK Association of Physician Associates (UKAPA). 

Please note that the application process for this programme is changing. If you have already applied, or commenced your application, you will be contacted regarding your next steps.

If you have not yet commenced your application, please return to this page shortly for further information regarding the amended application process.


If you have any enquiries about the course content, please use these contact details for Chester Medical School.

February 2019
  • Bache Hall, near Parkgate Road Campus, Chester
2 years

Why Study Physician Associate Studies with us?

All of our courses involve using current and past research extensively. This course is delivered by a research-active group of academic staff, supplemented by a variety of Clinicians and Biomedical Scientists from local Hospital Departments.

You will receive training in the skills required in the reading and interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidencebased practice. We will develop your research and writing skills so that you will be in a position to contribute to the scientific literature in an effective manner.

Bache Hall

Bache Hall, near Parkgate Road Campus, Chester

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