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Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons)
Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons)
Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons)

Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons)

  • ID:UH440217
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • IELTS at an overall score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in any single component.

Other Requirements

You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course.

  • Offers will be subject to an interview and references. Please note all the information provided in support of your application may be checked and must be verifiable as a true record
  • You also need satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and occupational health clearances prior to registration. We arrange these as part of the application process. You will be required to sign a self-declaration at the start of each year. All police contact during the course must be reported to the course leader as a matter of urgency and may lead to suspension or termination. We will request an Overseas Police Check if you have lived in a country outside of the UK for 6 months or more (whether continuously or in total) in the last 10 years before applying to us and whilst aged 18 or over.


Course Information

Occupational therapists work collaboratively with people to help them engage in those activities (occupations) which they need or want to do, enabling them to lead fulfilling and healthy lives. Occupations are practical and purposeful activities that allow people to live independently and have a sense of identity for example self-care, work or leisure tasks. Working with people of all ages in a variety of areas, you’ll assess an individual’s needs, devise treatment and provide interventions to facilitate them to achieve their potential and maximum quality of life.

  • You’ll have the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of occupational therapy through placements in different settings including areas such as people’s homes, hospitals, schools, charities and prisons.
  • Our purpose-built occupational therapy skills lab enables you to learn in authentic simulated environments.
  • Occupational therapists work inter-professionally alongside other healthcare professionals, therefore you’ll study with students from other healthcare professions including physiotherapists, nurses, midwives, operating department practitioners and podiatrists.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to hear the experiences and viewpoints from Service Users and Carers, who are part of the Public Partnership Group.

Our course is accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) and regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You’ll learn how to integrate underlying theory and principles of occupational therapy and apply what you learn to different areas of practice. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop both the teamwork and autonomous practice skills required to work in a rapidly changing health and social care context.

Upon successful graduation you could work within the NHS, social services, charities, education services, social enterprises, community interest groups, medico-legal firms or you could work in independent practice. There may also be opportunities in education, research or overseas, as occupational therapists are also needed internationally. Wherever your career path takes you, you could gain great job satisfaction from knowing that you’ve have made a positive and meaningful impact on the quality of life of others.

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Year 1
Core modules:

  •  Foundations and Context of Occupation and Practice
  •  Health; Occupational Performance and Occupational Disruption
  •  Practice Based Experience 1
  •  Professional Development and Research 1

Year 2
Core modules:

  •  Enhancing Occupational Performance for Individuals
  •  Enhancing Occupational Performance for Groups and Communities
  •  Practice Based Experience 2A
  •  Practice Based Experience 2B
  •  Research 2

Year 3
Core modules:

  •  Consolidating Occupational Therapy Practice
  •  Practice Based Experience 3
  •  Research 3
  •  Widening Occupational Therapy Practice
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our graduates have gone on to work as Occupational Therapists in NHS, private and voluntary healthcare services.**

Additionally, you may diversify into related areas of work including healthcare management, the educational sector or research.

* Percentage of graduates from this course who are in work and/or further study fifteen months after graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes 17/18, UK domiciled graduates)
** LinkedIn and Graduate Employment Market Statistics (GEMs).


Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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