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THIS COURSE IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2021 ENTRY

This course is for people who want to help others to carry out everyday occupations with greater ease and independence – despite their disabilities, injuries or impediments.

The two year course is specifically designed for people who have already completed previous degree level study, and who can apply their critical thinking skills to the theory and practice of occupational therapy. The course includes four placements to develop skills and confidence in providing occupational therapy in a range of settings and contexts.

The advantages of this course include the breadth of our healthcare expertise and the variety of our placement opportunities.

This course adheres to the professional standards of practice, values and behaviours set out by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and Royal College of Occupational Therapists - RCOT, which will allow you to be eligible for professional registration on successful completion of your degree.

Our pre-registration occupational therapy provision has been accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

Please note: The modules on this course are currently being reviewed and are subject to change for 2021.

 

Course Information

Level of Study
Postgraduate

Mode of Study
2 years full-time

Department
Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

Location
Coach Lane Campus, Northumbria University

City
Newcastle

Fee Information

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Entry Requirements 2022/23

Standard Entry

First degree with honours in a subject relevant to occupational therapy, normally at a minimum classification of 2:1 (or equivalent), and normally completed with the last five years.

Applicants are also required to hold GCSE (or equivalent) English Language, Maths and Science at GCSE grade C or above.
APL/AP(E)L/ AWBL may be appropriate and will be assessed against University criteria in the Lifelong Learning Accreditation Framework.
Accreditation of prior learning is encouraged, although there is no accreditation of practice, as the 1,000 hours of successful practice placement must be accomplished during the degree, in order to gain eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

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Fees and Funding 2022/23 Entry

Full UK Fee: TBC

Full EU Fee: TBC

Full International Fee: TBC



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All information on this course page is accurate at the time of viewing.

Our Campus based courses starting in 2022 and 2023 will be delivered on-campus with supporting online learning content. We continue to monitor government and local authority guidance in relation to Covid-19 and we are ready and able to adjust the delivery of our education accordingly to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.

On-campus contact time is subject to increase or decrease in line with any additional restrictions, which may be imposed by the Government or the University in the interest of maintaining the health and safety and wellbeing of students, staff, and visitors. This could potentially mean increased or fully online delivery, should such restrictions on in-person contact time be required.

 

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