Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) MSc at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) MSc (Taught)

Course summary

Our Occupational Therapy MSc will appeal to graduates from all disciplines seeking a rewarding, in-demand career in a profession which supports individuals to participate and engage in meaningful everyday activities. Why choose this course? *Benefit from varied clinical placements including the NHS, emergency services, social care, schools, prisons and in the private, independent and voluntary sectors. *Gain professional transferable skills including clinical reasoning, patient handling, communication, leadership, team working, and critical reflection. *Opportunities to collaborate with student physiotherapists, radiographers, prosthetists, orthotists, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, doctors and paramedics. *Study a curriculum designed to reflect local and national workforce demands. Underpinned by evidence and reflective of contemporary occupational therapy practice, our MSc aims to provide you with the knowledge, skills, behaviours and values to become an Occupational Therapist. The centrality of occupation in human life and the contribution that meaningful occupation has to the physical and mental health and wellbeing of individuals is at the heart of the programme. Throughout the MSc you will explore the following topics: The history and evolution of the occupational therapy profession. The relationship between the person, their occupations and the environment. The dynamic relationship between occupation, health and wellbeing and the factors that challenge or facilitate occupational performance and participation. The concepts which underpin occupational science and occupational risk factors and how these impact health and wellbeing. The use of self in building and maintaining professional therapeutic relationships. How the environment, governance, technology, finance, legislation, policy, agendas and initiatives can influence contemporary occupational therapy practice and service delivery. The occupational and health needs of individuals, communities and populations, both nationally and internationally plus the potential challenges to providing equitable occupational therapy services. The changing and diverse context of complex health and social care systems. # About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Assessment method

Methods of assessment include: Written work and assignments Written examinations Reflective assignments Oral exams/presentation Practical examinations Research project Practice-based learning assessments

Entry requirements

Applicants must be able to satisfy the general requirements of Keele University and the School of Allied Health Professions. Suitable qualifications for entry normally include: A 2:1 degree (or above) in a subject other than pre-registration Occupational Therapy. Individuals with a 2:2 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience AND evidence of continued professional development activity. If your application and aforementioned documentation are satisfactory, you will be invited to an interview. All offers are normally conditional upon the applicant having a satisfactory occupational health assessment and enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The School requires students to become student members of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT). Student membership of the RCOT provides access to a range of resources and provides insurance for practice placements. Further information can be found at Student Membership - RCOT. Applicants for whom English is not a first language must provide evidence of a recognized qualification in the English language. The minimum score for entry to the programme is academic IELTS 7.0 (to include a minimum of 6.5 in each sub-test) or equivalent.

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Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) MSc at Keele University - UCAS