Occupational Therapy (pre-registration), M.Sc.

Occupational Therapy (pre-registration), M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Occupational therapists are skilled professionals who help people of all ages to carry out activities made difficult by physical or mental illness, disability or ageing.

Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council and accredited by both the College of Occupational Therapists and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, our Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University will broaden your experience and give you new insight into caring for patients.

As a graduate of any discipline, you can get a world-class education in occupational therapy with an internationally recognised curriculum. Train in both theory and practice, and prepare to contribute to the common good while also making a positive impact on your future career.

You’ll benefit from the friendly, open and diverse community at GCU – and gain experience in the inter-professional nature of the field by learning side by side with students in physiotherapy, dietetic, nursing and social work.

Graduate prospects

When you graduate from GCU, you’ll be eligible to apply for registration as an occupational therapist with the UK’s Health and Care Professions Council – and you’ll be ready to make a meaningful difference.

Our shared commitment to social responsibility is evident in our international network of alumni, who work with disadvantaged and marginalised groups around the world in hospitals, community settings, charitableorganisations and private practice.

Accreditation

The programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council and accredited by the College of Occupational Therapists and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Occupational Therapy Foundations for Practice
  • Inter-Professional Context of Practice
  • Challenges to Occupational Health and Well-Being
  • Occupation for Local and Global Health
  • Understanding Occupational Therapy in Practice
  • Implementing the Occupational Therapy Process in Practice
  • Developing Essential Practice Skills

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date There is no fixed deadline for many of our postgraduate programmes, but please check the webpage of the course you are interested in for a closing date. In all cases we recommend you apply as early as possible to ensure there is plenty of time to process your visa.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Recent UK Honours degree of a first or upper second class standing (or equivalent) in health, behavioural, or social sciences. Alternatively UK Honours degree of first or upper second class standing (or equivalent) in an unrelated subject and relevant and substantial pre-professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13600 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    6835 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6835 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • RUK: £6835
  • EU: £6835

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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