This course will give you the knowledge and practical skills that you need to develop a new career as an occupational therapist in two years. It is delivered full-time and you will complete a number of placements that enrich the learning experience and prepare you for a diverse practice context.
This course attracts people holding a relevant undergraduate honours degree who wish to change career and become an occupational therapist. It is an intensive professional programme of study; developing theoretical, analytical, practical, evaluative and reasoning skills as well as professional values. The course is unsuitable for applicants already holding a qualification in occupational therapy.
You can exit after stage 1 with PgCert Occupational Therapy (Post-Registration)
You can exit after stage 2 with PgDip Occupational Therapy (Post-Registration)
Evidence of a first degree at honours level 2:2 or above in an appropriate area including: health, biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, education or humanities.
School of Health Sciences