Occupational Therapy is a health and social care profession that supports people experiencing challenges in their health and well-being as a result of injury, illness, or disability. Occupational Therapists work with children and adults of all ages in a range of settings including health organisations, social care, housing, education, prisons, employment services, voluntary organisations, and in private practice. They work with clients with challenges including mental health problems, physical illnesses or disabilities and learning disabilities.
The overall aim of an Occupational Therapist, is to facilitate clients to participate in everyday activities that are important to them; despite any problems or barriers that may arise from illness, injury , disability or the environment. Working in multidisciplinary teams and practising within a variety of settings, you will be helping people of all ages. This could include work in: Older people’s services, Mental health services, Social care, Children’s therapy services or schools, Rehabilitation centres, Hospitals, Hospices, Housing departments, Private practice.
Successful completion of this course allows you to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and become a member of the College of Occupational Therapists (COT). Teaching methods include classroom-based learning, simulated practical exercises, case-based learning, individual and group working and practice placements. You will also benefit from the support of a personal tutor, peer-group learning and a range of web-based learning materials and online discussion forums.
- A level
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
Grades / Points
Sciences or Social Science may be helpful but are not essential. General Studies and Key Skills are not accepted. AS levels are not considered for this course. Re-sits will be considered but you may be required to achieve higher grades. Modular re-sits will be considered, however, you may be required to achieve higher grades.
This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.
£16,000 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in a country outside the UK and the European Union
About this University
St George's, University of London is the UK's only university dedicated to medicine, science and healthcare teaching and research.
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