Our Occupational Therapy programme offers you an active, collaborative learning experience in a friendly, supportive environment. You’ll gain the theoretical understanding and hands-on practical experience you need to become a professional Occupational Therapist. You develop knowledge of:
- occupational needs of people and populations
- professional skills to address barriers to occupation
- maintaining and enhancing peoples occupational performance
Year 1: Professional Knowledge and Foundations of Practice (core) Performance of Occupational Beings (core) Professional Placement One (core) Developing Occupational Therapy Practice (core) Year 2: Enabling Occupation (core) Research Methods in Health and Sport (core) Professional Placement Two (core) Professional Placement Three (core) Year 3: Evidence Based Practice (core) Transition into Practice (core) Professional Placement Four (core) Professional Placement Five (core) Aspirational Research Proposal (option) Evaluating Service Delivery (option) Literature Review (option) Primary Research Project (option)
Assessments will include professional practice placement assessments, written assignments, reflective portfolios, practical assessments, oral and poster presentations. Service users, clinicians and academic staff will be involved in marking assessments across the three years.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Occupational Therapists, College of
- Health and Care Professions Council
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All short-listed candidates will be interviewed. Acceptance is subject to completion of a satisfactory medical and Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Applicants must demonstrate in their application that they have researched the course and profession. The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. IELTS test with an overall score of 6.5 with no sub-test less that 6.0 (or equivalent).
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.