University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: British Association of Occupational Therapists and College of Occupational Therapists, The Institute of Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Therapy

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Course summary

Course Overview You’ll get an outstanding learning experience on our innovative and dynamic BSc in Occupational Therapy. It’s a great way to join a valued profession that’s all about enabling people. Why study with us

  • The course is based on exciting and innovative teaching, using technology, superb clinical skills facilities and interdisciplinary education.
  • You’ll be taught in a small cohort with excellent tutor support.
  • In Year 3 you’ll have the opportunity to choose your own elective placements which could include study abroad.
What you'll do
  • You’ll hear first-hand how health conditions impact a person’s life through our COMENSUS facility (Community Engagement and Service User Support).
  • You’ll be joining an occupational therapy community that’s shaping an exciting programme to meet the needs of ever-changing health and social care.
  • In your final year, we’ll help you apply for jobs with mock interviews, CV development and producing a Continuing Professional Development portfolio.
Accreditations
  • This course is accredited by the RCOT, the professional body for occupational therapists across the UK. After successfully completing this course you will be eligible to apply for initial registration as an Occupational Therapist with the RCOT.
  • This course is accredited by the WFOT – the global voice for occupational therapy representing occupational therapists worldwide.
  • This course is accredited and endorsed by the HCPC regulatory body. The HCPC is a regulator of health and care professionals in the UK, approving programmes and setting the standards that individuals must meet in order to become a registered professional.
Future Careers Once registered, occupational therapists can apply for posts in a wide variety of settings - hospitals, GP practices, residential homes, social services, charities, schools and prisons.

Modules

Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B920
Institution code:
C30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
U

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7No sub-score less than 6.5

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
45%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
65%
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

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Occupational Therapy at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS