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
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- Occupations Across the Lifespan
- Research Methods & Design
- Achieving Occupational Potential
- Applied Research
- Practice Placement
- Occupational Therapy as a Complex Intervention
- Practice Placement
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- 24 months
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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. More information can be found in the guidance booklet for applicants who do not meet this requirement, please see the link below.
Applicants who do not have English as their first language are required to have IELTS 7.0 with no skill below 6.5 or an equivalent award.
Applicants will also need to demonstrate in their application:
- 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
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International16000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 24 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 24 months.
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