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Occupational Therapy 

Jönköping University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
11838 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 begins with a course in scientific theory and scientific method. In this course, you will start developing a plan for your future master's thesis, which will be completed during the programme. Later, you will take courses that focus on occupation and health, social and ecological sustainability, occupational therapy and science, health promotion and community development, and evidence-based practice in occupational therapy. Most of the time, you are given the opportunity to tailor parts of your education by, for example, choosing a specific target group, and formulate your research questions based on interest.

As a student, you gain valuable knowledge that you can use to critically and systematically integrate the theory and evidence into occupational therapy. You learn to analyse, assess and handle complex phenomena, problems and situations.

After Graduation

Your degree makes you qualified to work in home health care, private practice, social care, health care and hospitals, research, in rehabilitation companies, and government sectors. After graduation, you are also qualified to start a research career by applying for doctoral studies.

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


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS



Academic requirements

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

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, 180 credits or equivalent from a recognised university.
  • Proof of English proficiency is required. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11838 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11838 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Tuition fees: SEK 120,000 per academic year.
  • Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange


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Occupational Therapy
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