As one of the longest established Occupational Therapy Schools in the UK, we have a very highly regarded professional reputation. The course will be delivered by our teaching staff and a range of external speakers, bringing their own experience and current research to your learning.
This Advanced Occupational Therapy programme from University of Northampton will equip you with the professional thinking to advance your occupational therapy practice by embedding occupation, critical use of evidence, research and leadership skills. Course content is designed to help you shape contemporary and emerging communities of practice for the profession of occupational therapy.
The award recognises the value of lifelong learning as a cornerstone of excellence in service delivery and is underpinned by the Royal College of Occupational Therapy career development framework. The award structure ensures that the modules are both contemporary for current service needs and innovative promoting engagement with emerging communities of practice underpinned throughout using high-quality evidence base.
The development of research skills and capacity is an essential component of advanced practice within the award. Throughout the programme of study, you will engage in developing your capacity to critically evaluate and apply evidence within your professional context The culmination of these skills is the completion of the professional project module, whereby you select a mode and topic of study that will provide you with the opportunity to consolidate your leaming. This approach allows you to apply the leaming achieved in a personally defined manner contributing to career development and range of employrnent opportunities.
You will have access to a personal tutor to support you throughout the programme and is available to disa personal career planning.
- Occupation for Occupational Therapists
- Embedding Evidence to Enhance Practice
- Contemporary Communities of Practice
- Implementing Innovative Change in Practice
- Leading People in Health and Social Care Organisations
- Research Methods
- Professional Project
- 12 months
- 30 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesPsychology Educational Psychology View 92 other Masters in Educational Psychology in United Kingdom
- You will need to hold a recognised First or Second-Class Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy in order to be eligible to apply for this MSc. If you have relevant professional and educational experience this will also be taken into consideration.
International12750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part Time: £810 per 20 credit module for Home and EU students
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