St George's, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: St George’s, University of London

Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) MSc - Subject to Validation

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Course summary

Occupational therapy is a very rewarding profession in which you will make a real difference to people’s quality of life. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages to enable them to participate in the daily activities that are important to them. You will work with people with a range of physical and mental health challenges in settings as diverse as schools, prisons, hospitals, the community and many more. Established in 1752, St George’s, University of London is the UK’s specialist health university, and we are the only UK university to share our campus with a major teaching hospital. You will have opportunities to learn with students and professionals from a variety of healthcare professions that you will go on to work with. Highlights

  • Accelerated, two-year programme offering a master’s level route into occupational therapy.
  • NHS funding offers eligible new and continuing students on this course £5,000 maintenance grant each year.
  • Soon to be accredited by the HCPC and RCOT, eligible to register for professional practice on successful completion.
  • 1,000 hours of practice placement experience within a diverse range of settings, for example, in acute and community hospitals, schools, forensics units and in primary care and non-traditional settings.
  • Benefit from well-established links with local NHS and social care organisations.
  • Cutting-edge facilities include our dedicated Art of Living Suite with simulated kitchen and bathroom, which enable you to learn skills for practice within a safe environment, as well as access to our pathology museum, anatomy and dissection rooms.
  • Established in 1752, St George’s, University of London is the UK’s specialist health university, and we are the only UK university to share our campus with a major teaching hospital, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which is both on the clinical frontline for a diverse local community and a centre of excellence for specialist conditions.
  • You will be surrounded by like-minded individuals, helping to build your multidisciplinary understanding and context.
About St George’s, University of London Established in 1752, St George’s is the UK’s only university dedicated to medical and health sciences education, training and research. We share our site with a major London teaching hospital which is both on the clinical frontline for a diverse local community and a centre of excellence for specialist conditions. At St George's, you’ll study in a clinical setting with like-minded individuals working across a variety of healthcare professions. St George’s has enjoyed an outstanding track record of research and innovation in infectious disease ever since the ‘father of vaccinology’ and St George's alumnus, Edward Jenner, created the world’s first vaccine (against smallpox). Recent research has included a focus on tuberculosis, malaria, HIV in low and middle-income countries and COVID-19.

Course details


Year 1 modules include Occupational Beings, Occupational Therapy: Theory and Practice, Maximising Occupational Performance, Evidence-based Practice and Research, Practice Placement 1, Practice Placement 2. Year 2 modules include Advancing Contemporaneous Occupational Therapy Practice, Research in Practice, Contributing to Communities, Practice Placement 3, Practice Placement 4.

Assessment method

Students will receive feedback after each of their module assessments, which may include and Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), an examination, written analyses and reports, presentations, research proposals and projects. Students are assessed separately in professional practice placements blocks by their nominated assessor.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Association of Occupational Therapists and College of Occupational Therapists

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

You can find extensive information about the support St George's provides for International students on our website: This includes guidance on the visa application process, preparing for your studies, enrolment, support during your studies, and English language requirements.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You should have or be expected to achieve, a minimum of a 2:1 Honours Degree in a life science or health-related subject. This may include (but is not limited to): biology, behavioural science, sports science, physiology, health science, or a health-related profession which ideally contains human anatomy and physiology. Experience of the research process and/or completion of an undergraduate research project is essential. All degrees must be awarded before 1 August on the year of entry.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


You can find detailed information about what to expect from a St George's MMI (multiple mini interview) on our website:

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)77.0 overall (including minimum 7.0 in Writing and 6.5 in all other components)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17250 Year 1
International £17250 Year 1

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Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) MSc - Subject to Validation at St George's, University of London - UCAS