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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.

  • 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.
  • This course is accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT), ensuring it meets the education standards set by the profession.
  • Soon to be accredited by The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • 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.


How to apply

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

To be eligible for this programme, your degree should have been awarded within the past five years. If your degree was awarded before this time, please click on the Recent Engagement in Education tab below. 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.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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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

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