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Course summary

Full training in two years Our graduate entry programme is designed to enable you to be eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). We have a dedicated team of tutors who utilise their clinical experience to inform their teaching. This course allows full-time professional training to be condensed into two years, rather than the traditional three-year route. To support teaching, the School of Health and Social Care has a dedicated suite of clinical skills labs, including two well-equipped Activities of Daily Living (ADL) suites, plus large rooms for art, splinting and group skills sessions. Why Occupational Therapy at LSBU? Ranked 1st amongst London competitors for Student Satisfaction and Overall Score in Occupational Therapy (Complete University Guide 2021). Professional accreditation: we’re accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists. Our three Occupational Therapy Labs, with facilities including simulated living spaces and artistic intervention tools. 1st in London for teaching, academic support, learning opportunities, assessment and feedback (National Student Survey 2019).


Year 1: Introduction to occupational therapy and occupational science (20 credits), Human function and occupational performance (20 credits), Promoting health and wellbeing through occupation (20 credits). Year 2: Autonomy, accountability and development of professional identity (20 credits), Person, environment and occupation (20 credits), Contemporary Issues in occupational therapy (20 credits), School of Health and Social Care Dissertation (MSc pathway only) (60 credits).

Assessment method

All modules are at level 7 (Master’s level) and are assessed by a mix of written assignments, case studies, critical review, presentations, examinations, practice placements and a dissertation (MSc students only).

How to apply

International applicants

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580.

Entry requirements

Bachelors degree of 2:2 or above in any subject or recognised equivalent Values and attributes that are comparable to the NHS constitution. Full entry requirements can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Occupational Therapy (pre-registration mode) at London South Bank University - UCAS