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Advanced Occupational Therapy

University of Northampton

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
12750 GBP/year
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Full-time delivery of the Advanced Occupational Therapy programme from University of Northampton is one calendar year. The part-time route can be studied up to 4.5 years and therefore be tailored to your needs and other commitments.

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Overview

Course Details

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.

Career Opportunities 

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. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
First Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

Funding

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