24 months
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) programme from Leeds Beckett University is underpinned by an understanding of humans as occupational beings, the relationship between occupation and health, models of occupation, occupational science and occupational justice.

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Gain the skills to become a professional occupational therapist, able to deliver and evaluate occupational therapy in a range of settings.

You will learn how to carry out occupational therapy assessments and interventions with people from across the lifespan and with a range of physical, mental and social difficulties, such as dementia, stroke, homelessness or unemployment. Your learning experience will include problem-based tutorials, journal clubs, creative and practical sessions, self-directed learning and research. You will be required to undertake a minimum of 1,000 hours of professional practice under the supervision and direction of experienced occupational therapists.


On successful completion of the Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) programme from Leeds Beckett University , you will be able to apply to become a registered occupational therapist. The majority of occupational therapists work within the NHS in acute and community settings and in social services. There are also growing opportunities to work in private healthcare, industry, the voluntary sector and local government. We have a high student employment rate, with graduates gaining occupational therapy roles in a variety of areas.

  • Occupational Therapist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Emerging Occupational Therapy
  • Occupation Health & Wellbeing
  • Occupation in Context
  • Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Research in Occupational Therapy
  • Practice Placement 
  • Role Emerging Placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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

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

Applicants should normally have at least a second class honours degree completed in the last five years in the cognate subjects of Science, Social Sciences, Healthcare (including degrees in related health and social care professions), Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology, History, Politics, Environment or Arts. 

  • An understanding of the philosophy, practice and scope of occupational therapy
  • Appropriate work experience/shadowing
  • The attitudes, behaviours and values of care and compassion
  • Evidence of self-direction and motivation
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 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.


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