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Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons)

London South Bank University

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UCAS CODE: B930

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This full-time programme provides an understanding of the science and artistry of occupational therapy. You should possess a keen interest in activity-based therapy, rehabilitation, good communication skills, and a desire to work with people to achieve their goals and promote independence.

During your course, you’ll study concepts of interprofessional and collaborative practice and have an introduction to occupational focused practice. Alongside your occupational therapy practice placements, you’ll be learning occupational performance analysis and human function, appraising evidence for research informed practice. You’ll also study improving quality, change management and leadership, as well a professional identity, autonomy and accountability.

Employability

Once you graduate you’ll be eligible to eligible to apply for registration as an occupational therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This allows you to practice within the NHS, community services and local authorities, as well as the private sector. Thanks to this course, you’ll be equipped with the skills you need to work as an occupational therapist with both adults and children who have complex health and social needs.

You might also choose to apply for further study at postgraduate level. We have a part-time MSc Occupational Therapy course that’s suitable for graduates with professional practice experience. You can find out more about this course in ouronline CPPD prospectus.

Professional links

This course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, the regulator of health, Psychological and Social professionals. And it’s accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists, the professional association for staff in Occupational Therapy.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

London South Bank University

  • University League Table

    89th

  • Campus address

    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, Southwark, SE1 0AA, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 30 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 159
    120 66%

    27th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    11th

    9

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