Occupational Therapy at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS

Course summary

The curriculum has been designed to reflect the dynamic and evolving role of the Occupational Therapist. With our commitment to inter-professional learning, you will learn from and with other health care professionals to enhance your practice and person centred care. You will learn from a highly experienced and passionate teaching team who will provide support you to help you to achieve your ambition. We work with a number of practice partners to give you essential practical experience across a range of settings. You will benefit from our new clinical skills suite including a state-of-the-art immersive lab. Our Occupational Therapy programme is subject to accreditation by the Health and Care Professions Council. You will study a range of modules including Introduction to Professional Health Care Practice, Human Function in Health and Disease, Collaborative Care and Empowering Self and Others. Modules covering specialist areas of practice across the lifespan combine to cover all the components required to be eligible for registration as an Occupational Therapist. Practice Placements in each of the three years of study will enable you develop a range of core skills required for professional practice.


Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for details.

Assessment method

Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for details.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is currently unable to accept applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE/IGCSE English Language and Maths grades 9-4/A*-C or equivalent Applicants must have achieved these before commencing on the three year programme. Applicants will also be required to be successful at a values based in-person interview. Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for details. All applicants for professional health programmes must undergo additional screening to ensure their suitability. Screening includes assessment of disclosure and barring service (DBS) status; as well as occupational health checks. Occupational health assessments ensure that applicants are fit to fulfil the demands of placements.

Additional entry requirements

Health checks

As part of the Health Clearance Checks, you are required to provide information about your immunity and vaccination status for this course. Candidates must prove they have been immunised against Rubella, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis B. We strongly recommend that all successful applicants (unless exempt on medical grounds) receive a full course of COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations before commencing the course. Candidates must receive a satisfactory occupational health clearance before commencing the course


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 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

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).

Provider information

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Birmingham Newman University
Genners Lane
Bartley Green
B32 3NT

Clearing contact details


0121 483 2235

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Additional information

We will be on the phones and online from 8am-8pm on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th August, and 9am-5pm all other days. We will also be on social media (Facebook, Twitter, WhatsAp and Instagram) and have a LiveChat facility on the website to ask questions and receive offers of a place at Newman University (subject to verification of meeting entry requirements). Out of office hours - 24 hour answerphone

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Occupational Therapy at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS