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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**About This Course**As a qualified Occupational Therapist (OT), you’ll need to work in close collaboration with other healthcare professionals, which is why our programme has a strong inter-professional focus, embodying the principles that facilitate effective teamwork. You’ll develop a professional identity of your own, while gaining a greater awareness of the roles and responsibilities of all partners in health and social care. Throughout the course you’ll share modules with physiotherapy and speech and language therapy students. And you’ll take part in small teaching groups, allowing you to get involved with a close-knit student body and supportive learning culture. Hands-on practice is vital, so you will have practice placement experiences throughout your three years with us. We ensure you get a varied experience with a mixture of both physical and mental health placements. Highlights of Occupational Therapy at UEA Our three-year course, which is fully approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), ensures you are: Able to practice autonomously, using your knowledge and skills to make complex decisions while critically evaluating your own practice A lifelong learner, capable of using reflective practice within a framework of continuing professional development An active research consumer, basing your practice on high-quality research evidence, and able to contribute towards the culture of enquiry within the profession Flexible, innovative and responsive to change, able to manage yourself and others within shifting contexts of health, social care and education, enhancing service development while ensuring quality and productivity Able to work safely and effectively within your scope of practice, understanding the impact of culture, equality and diversity so you act in the best interests of service users at all times Proactive in leadership and the management of others A skilled team member, operating effectively within interdisciplinary and multi-agency environments **Overview**Choose to study Occupational therapy and you will be taking the first step towards an exciting and rewarding profession that focuses on developing extraordinary partnerships with people and making lasting, positive changes to their lives by empowering them to reach their maximum potential. By entering onto our three-year course, you will develop the skills required to help people to conquer their difficulties. Occupational therapists play a critical role in helping people of all ages to overcome challenges caused by illness, ageing or an accident, so that they can continue with the occupations that are important to them. As well as giving you a solid and varied academic grounding, our programme will provide you with early patient contact and access to superb facilities, including our anatomy room and assistive technology suite. These will help you develop the practical skills which will prove vital to making your career a success. **Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider’s website: ****

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

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University of East Anglia UEA

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    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

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