Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons)

Occupational therapists play a huge role in the well-being of employees in nearly all workplaces across the UK.

Occupational Therapist usually carry a caseload and work with employees of organisations, carers and other professionals to undertake timely individual assessments, produce care plans, review and monitor customers in the context of local guidance, policies, resources and government legislation and work with and/or direct service users to other appropriate services.

Our Occupational Therapy course has been developed especially to provide you with the training and skills you need for a successful career in today’s Occupational Therapy market, whether that ne in the NHS, social services or a private provider.

On successful completion of the course you will be equipped to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), to work as an Occupational Therapist in the UK.

This course sits within our School of Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation where expertise in occupational therapy, physiotherapy, sciences of the anatomy, bio-mechanics, physiology and pathology all come together.

Teaching is informed by research and delivered through lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical classes. You will also take part in debates, student led presentations and workshops alongside periods on clinical practice placements. Our comprehensive curriculum is approved by the (HCPC).

You will learn to assess patients abilities and needs which in turn will allow you formulate occupational rehabilitation plans and implement therapeutic treatments, leading to you graduating as a professional in your field.

BSc (Hons) Award
October Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
B930 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.

UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed.

At least 80 points with 64 points from 2 A level passes at C or above.

At least 80 points with 64 from Merit Merit in two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or one BTEC Diploma.

At least 80 points with Merit Merit Pass in the BTEC Extended Diploma.

A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.

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