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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Summary**: Occupational therapy is a process of facilitating change through activity to improve people’s quality of life and to enable them to reach their maximum level of function and independence. This course equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to register with the Health and Care Professions Council as an occupational therapist.**Course details**: You are required to demonstrate the values and beliefs of the NHS Constitution as you become an integral part of a multiagency team providing the expertise to ensure that clients reach their maximum level of independence. As part of the placement experience, you will be required to participate in a shift pattern rota or work weekends. You are allocated to placements within health and social care settings, enabling you to develop and apply your knowledge and skills to become a safe and autonomous professional practitioner.**After this course**: On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply for registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Health Professions Council. Registered occupational therapists practice in the UK and overseas, in all areas of health and social care. You will work closely with other professionals such as doctors, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, social workers, psychologists and nurses. Alternatively you may choose a career in a charity or any other emerging areas of practice. Occupational therapists also work in private practice, research and education.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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A level :

112-128 UCAS tariff points required from a maximum of 3 A levels, preferably biology and excluding general studies.

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University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 30

  • Entry standards

    / Max 159
    119 66%

    28th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    12th

    3

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