University of Brighton: Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration)
|Institution||University of Brighton View institution profile|
|Department||School of Health Sciences|
This course (previously known as Health Through Occupation) gives you license to register and practice as an occupational therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is also approved by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists
It is ideal for graduates of any subject who wish to gain both a professional and academic qualification and start a career in this challenging and highly rewarding field.
You will explore occupational therapy through our innovative problem-based learning approach, with an emphasis on practical application of skills and knowledge. Through this balance of theory and practice experience you will graduate a capable and confident occupational therapist.
Our high quality teaching and research are renowned, and have an applied focus. We have established strong links with specialist practice educators to ensure the provision of support and guidance both within the university and in practice.
Successful completion of the professional elements of the programme leads to the award of a postgraduate diploma in Occupational Therapy.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Honours degree 2:2 or above in any subject, obtained in the last 10 years. You need to supply a copy of the original certificate.
One 500-word report which demonstrates the applicants understanding of the diversity of occupational therapy. Each applicant is responsible for gaining the knowledge required to write the report. Applicants who work in an occupational therapy setting may wish to draw on their experience, but it will be expected that a range of services will be referred to including physical, mental health, hospital or community settings. All applicants are encouraged to use resources such as books, journal articles, and web-based sources. The report will not be expected to cover all occupational therapy practice settings. The report should be in addition to the personal statement and uploaded as a separate document on the personal statement section of the admissions portal.
IELTS 7.0 overall with no element below 6.5 (to meet requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council).
If you do not meet these entry requirements, you could apply for our Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons). It is ideal if you wish to start a career in this challenging and highly rewarding field.
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