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The European Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 25 months
    Duration
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Are you an occupational therapist? And are you looking for knowledge and competences that will develop your practice further? With The European Master of Science in Occupational Therapy taught at the University College Absalon you will acquire the know-how to develop the quality of your practice.

About

What the European Master gives you

The European Master of Science in Occupational Therapy taught at the University College Absalon builds on to your educational background and your work experience. It gives you further scientific competences and the ability to develop new methods in occupational therapy. As a graduate you have the international inspiration and knowledge that will help you solve problems in the health care system and start scientific projects to develop occupational therapy. The European Master is also a good way of furthering your career - 90% of our graduates have received a promotion after finishing the master.     

International inspiration and network

The European Master is a result of a collaboration between universities and university colleges in The United Kingdom, Denmark, The Netherlands, Switzerland and Sweden. Throughout the programme you will visit all five institutions, be inspired by new approaches to occupational therapy and network with fellow ambitious therapists from all over the world.

The European Master is a result of a collaboration between universities and university colleges in The United Kingdom, Denmark, The Netherlands, Switzerland and Sweden. Throughout the programme you will visit all five institutions, be inspired by new approaches to occupational therapy and network with fellow ambitious therapists from all over the world.

The five universities and university colleges in the European Master programme:

  • University of Brighton, Eastbourne, The United Kingdom 
  • University College Absalon, Campus Næstved, Denmark and University of Southern Denmark
  • Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. The Netherlands
  • Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur Switzerland
  • Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

During the master you spend 14 days at each of the five universities over a period of two years – the rest of the time you study from home.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Exploration of concepts of occupation and research
  • Exploration of concepts of occupation and research
  • Qualitative research methods and human occupation, diversity, culture and participation
  • Quantitative research methods in relation to evaluation and enhancement of occupational performance
  • Socio-cultural perspectives of human occupation
  • Planning a research project within the body of knowledge of the OT dicipline
  • Conducting a research project within the OT discipline

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 25 months
    • Duration description
      Duration: 2 years and 1 month.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy or equivalent.
  • International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) score 6.5 or equivalent.
  • Those who do not have a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy will have to submit an extensive professional portfolio demonstrating their academic competences. 
  • The admission committee will look into each case individually and consider whether the person concerned has attained the required level by previous work or study, and can be considered to be equivalent to a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6576 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 25 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6576 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 25 months.
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Living costs for Næstved

  • 5500 - 8500 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding


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