Course Comparison

Course PgDip Physician Associate Studies Certificate Advanced Counselling Studies
Award Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Certificate
Duration 2 years 1 year
Course type Full-time Full-time, Part-time route available
Placement - -
Location Plymouth Cornwall College
Provider Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine Cornwall College
Entry requirements

Applications will only be considered from aspirants who hold one of the following educational profile combinations:
 

Degree subject area Minimum degree classification Minimum clinical setting work experience/exposure On-course clinical setting exposure considered Academic qualifying essay
Life science, biomedical science, or healthcare subject, or current healthcare professionals educated to honours degree level 2:1 2 weeks Yes Not required
Life science, biomedical science, or healthcare subject, or current healthcare professionals educated to honours degree level 2:2 12 months Yes Required – only if your degree was achieved more than five years prior to applying
             

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