24 months
11573 EUR/year
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The master programme Occupational Therapy offered by Jönköping University is flexible and provides you with theoretical and practical knowledge that prepares you for a variety of careers.

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The Occupational Therapy programme offered by Jönköping University  offers choice and flexibility to occupational therapists worldwide. It is a web-based programme given in English, offering flexibility to study anywhere in the world. Students can also choose to study part-time (50% study pace), allowing for combination with work, or full-time (100% study pace) and complete the programme within four or two years, respectively.

The programme provides you knowledge to critically and systematically integrate theory and evidence in occupational therapy. You will also learn to analyse, assess, and handle complex phenomena, problems, and situations through assignments in the courses. The courses within the programme focus on evidence-based practice in occupational therapy, occupation in relation to health, occupational science, scientific methods, and sustainable health promotion and community development through collaborations.

After Graduation

After completing the programme, you will have in-depth knowledge on sustainable evidence-based practice and theories that you can apply to work in various settings, such as government sectors, home healthcare, hospitals and rehabilitation centres, occupational health care, private practice, schools, and social care. Additionally, you become eligible for doctoral education that can start your research or teaching career. If you are an occupational therapist in Sweden, the master's degree can allow you to pursue specialization in a field in occupational therapy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory of Science and Scientific Method
  • Occupational Therapy, Theory 
  • Occupational Therapy, Community-based Practice
  • Occupational Therapy, Evidence-based Practice 
  • An Occupational Perspective of Health 
  • Occupational Therapy, Thesis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor´s degree in Occupational Therapy, (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university). Proof of English profiency is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11573 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23146 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • For the first semester: 60000 SEK
  • Total tuition fee: 240000 SEK
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.


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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