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17155 GBP/year
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About

The graduate entry Occupational Therapy  (pre-registration mode) programme at the London South Bank University is designed to enable you to be eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). We have a dedicated team of tutors who utilise their clinical experience to inform their teaching.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This Occupational Therapy   (pre-registration mode) programme at the London South Bank University allows full-time professional training to be condensed into two years, rather than the traditional three-year route. To support teaching, the School of Health and Social Care has a dedicated suite of clinical skills labs, including two well-equipped Activities of Daily Living (ADL) suites, plus large rooms for art, splinting and group skills sessions.

Why Occupational Therapy at LSBU?

  • Exciting employment prospects: the No.1 London Modern for graduate prospects in Occupational Therapy (Complete University Guide league table, 2018).
  • No. 1 in London for student satisfaction and graduate prospects in Occupational Therapy (Complete University Guide 2019).Professional accreditation: we’re accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
  • Our three Occupational Therapy Labs, with facilities including simulated living spaces and artistic intervention tools.

Employability

Students who successfully complete the 6 core modules will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Therapy.

Students who successfully complete the 6 core modules and the additional School of Health and Social Care Dissertation module will be awarded an MSc in Occupational Therapy.

Graduates with either award are eligible to register as an Occupational Therapist with the HCPC. Registration allows you to practice as an Occupational Therapist within the NHS, community services and local authorities, as well as social enterprise and the private sector. Other settings include prisons, residential and nursing homes, schools and Social Services.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to occupational therapy and occupational science 
  • Human function and occupational performance 
  • Promoting health and wellbeing through occupation
  • Autonomy, accountability and development of professional identity 
  • Person, environment and occupation
  • Contemporary Issues in occupational therapy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits
  • MSc: 180 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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
90
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors degree of 2:2 or above in any subject or recognised equivalent
  • Values and attributes that are comparable to the NHS constitution

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17155 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17155 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Thanks to our generous supporters and alumni, we have a range of scholarships and bursaries for students joining LSBU’s postgraduate courses.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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