Occupational Therapy at University of East London - UCAS

Course summary

Occupational therapy is a challenging and rewarding health career. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages, helping them to develop, recover or maintain their daily living and working skills. Occupational therapists work with people who may have physical, cognitive or mental impairments. Their expertise helps improve independence and quality of life. When considering applying to this course visit the links below to understand more about the role, responsibilities, professional conduct and expectations of being an occupational therapist: Royal College of Occupational Therapists The Health and Care Professions Council


Year 1: Occupational Therapy: Engagement and Well-being (Core), Structure and Function of the Human Body (Core), Human Health and Occupation (Core), Describing Occupation, the assessment of occupational performance (Core), Participation in Occupation (Core), Professional Practice (Mental Wealth) (Core), Working with People Occupational Therapy Practice placement 1 (Core) Year 2: Achieving Best Practice in Occupational Therapy (Core), Understanding Occupational Therapy's Unique Contribution (Core), Occupational Performance, Engagement and Well-being (Core), Describing Occupation - Facilitating Occupational Change (Core), Working in Teams and Services Occupational Therapy Practice- Placement 2 (Core), Research methods via apprenticeships (Core), Occupational Therapy practice placement 3 (Elective) Year 3: Transition to Professional Practice (Core), Effective Collaborative Practice (Core), Practice in Context One Occupational Therapy Practice placement (Core), Applied Research (Core), Enterprise and Innovation (Core), Practice in Context two Occupational Therapy Practice Placement (Core) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

Assessment tasks are mainly spread across the year to make the workload manageable. Assessment methods include group work, exams and individual work including essays, presentations, case studies, professional development and practical activities. All grades count towards your module mark. More details will be included in the student handbook and module guides. Feedback is provided within 15 working days in line with UEL's assessment and feedback policy.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or https://uel.ac.uk/about/contact-us

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14820 Year 1
International £14820 Year 1

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Occupational Therapy at University of East London - UCAS