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Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration)

24 months
Duration
17900 GBP/year
9680 GBP/year
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About

This MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) at the Queen Margaret University will attract people holding a relevant undergraduate honours degree who wish to change career and become an occupational therapist.

Overview

The MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) at the Queen Margaret University assess individuals’ disruption and disengagement from their occupations, and facilitate alternative ways for them to re-engage and participate in their occupational roles to improve their quality of life, wellbeing and sense of belonging.

This is an intensive professional programme of study which will develop theoretical, analytical, practical, evaluative and reasoning skills as well as professional values.

Occupational therapists assess individuals’ disruption and disengagement from their occupations, and facilitate alternative ways for them to re-engage and participate in their occupational roles to improve their quality of life, wellbeing and sense of belonging.

Modules reflect contemporary and prospective occupational therapy practice, concerned with the relationship between the individual’s or a community’s occupations, their health, wellbeing and belonging. The programme is underpinned by person-centred, evidence-informed and occupation-focused occupational therapy practice. The course prepares graduates to work in diverse practice contexts.

Careers

Occupational therapists are employed in a diverse range of settings including the National Health Service, public health, education, employment services, local authority, prison service,  third sector organisations and private practice. Outside the UK, graduates of this course have gone on to work in Hong Kong, Australia, Europe, Canada, USA and New Zealand.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Occupational Therapy Theory, Values and Skills for Practice
  • Manual Handling
  • Occupational Therapy Process and Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Advancing Scholarship and Professional Practice
  • Occupational Choices and Narratives in Context

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If additional places are available after this, applications will re-open in April.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Evidence of a first degree at honours level 2:2 or above in an appropriate area including: health, biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, education or humanities.
  • You will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 6.5 with no individual component score less than 6.0.  
  • Evidence of knowledge and commitment to occupational therapy as a positive career choice.
  • Evidence of a written research project, a research module or research experience.
  • Demonstrate substantial involvement and responsibility with diverse groups of people 
  • Two satisfactory references, one should be academic, the other, professional.
  • All successful applicants will participate in a values-based group interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9680 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9680 GBP per year during 24 months.

Funding

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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