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

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. Highlights

  • Accelerated, two-year programme offering a master’s level route into occupational therapy
  • Accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists, ensuring it meets the education standards set by the profession.
  • Benefit from 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.
  • Specialist 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.
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.


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

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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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: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/offer-holders/international-student-support. 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: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/undergraduate-study/how-to-apply/multiple-mini-interview-mmis

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)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £19150 Year 1
International £19150 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

Information on our PG Scholarships can be found on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-scholarships

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