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Course summary

Occupational therapy is a unique career where you can empower people everyday to achieve goals they thought were out of reach. This rewarding professions will teach to you to support your patients in gaining back their independence. This full-time programme will provide you with an understanding of the science and artistry of occupational therapy. Develop the unique skillset needed to be a successful occupational therapist, including leading activity-based therapy, rehabilitation, communication skills and more. Plus, gain experience and expertise on a variety of practice placements outside of the university, and in our special Occupational Therapy Labs and their simulated living spaces and artistic intervention tools.


Year 1, • Exploring Occupation. • Occupational Therapy Practice 1. • Occupational Performance Analysis and Human Function. • Introduction to Occupation Focused Practice. • Concepts of Interprofessional and Collaborative Practice. Year 2, • Occupational Therapy Practice 2. • Delivering Occupation Focused Practice. • Occupational Therapy Practice 3. • Research and Evidence-Based Practice. Year 3, • Professional Identity, Autonomy and Accountability. • Research and Evidence-Based Practice. • Occupational Therapy Practice 4. • Leadership and Service Innovation in Occupational Therapy.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 7.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 7.0)

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


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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

Additional fee information

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Occupational Therapy at London South Bank University - UCAS