A doctor uses a stethoscope on a small child.Edge Hill University will train physician associates from 2019, recruiting graduates who are looking to undertake medical training to work under the supervision of doctors as part of a multidisciplinary team. Physician associates carry out tasks such as taking medical histories, examining patients, diagnosing illness and planning and managing treatment.

Our postgraduate professional development portfolio in Medicine also includes an MMed Medicine which offers a range of specialist pathways for experienced, qualified doctors who are registered with the General Medical Council. In addition to this, there is a dedicated Medical Leadership and Management pathway on MSc Leadership Development.

Alternatively, you may wish to specialise in advanced fertility practice, clinical education, surgery or workplace-based postgraduate medical education, or undertake a research degree and focus on the production of a substantial piece of work in a particular aspect of medicine.


Two students stand on a leaf-strewn path near the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine.The Faculty of Health and Social Care is one of the leading providers of education and training for health and social care professionals in the North West of England.

Offering some of the best facilities for health and social care students in the country, the innovative £14m Faculty of Health and Social Care building provides outstanding teaching and learning resources, including leading edge clinical skills facilities, ten teaching rooms, an 860-seat lecture theatre and a number of social learning spaces.

The existing clinical skills and simulated learning facilities will undergo expansion in 2019. A new multi-professional clinical learning centre will offer a variety of simulated environments from home, through primary and/or emergency care, to secondary care and beyond. This will enable you to undertake practical scenarios in realistic settings.


Open Days

A student speaks to a member of staff during an open day.If you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, if you are unable to attend an open day, we offer a range of other events for prospective students, including monthly campus tours.

View open day dates and book your place