Medicine

Overview

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 PGCert Medical Leadership programme which is available as a target award or as part of a dedicated Medical Leadership and Management pathway on MSc Leadership Development.

Alternatively, you may wish to specialise in advanced fertility practice, cardiothoracic care, 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.

Facilities

Two students stand on a leaf-strewn path near the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine.

The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine 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, social care and medicine students in the country, the outstanding teaching and learning resources include leading edge clinical skills facilities, an 860-seat lecture theatre, and a variety of teaching rooms and social learning spaces.

The existing clinical skills and simulated learning facilities are undergoing 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