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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**About This Course**UEA is ranked in the UK's top 10 for Overall Satisfaction in Counselling, Occupational Therapy and Psychotherapy (NSS 2019) and top 15 for Occupational Therapy in the Complete University Guide 2020.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 their everyday occupations. By entering onto our three-year course, you’ll 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. 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. So you can develop the practical skills which will prove vital to making your career a success.**Overview**As an Occupational Therapist, you’ll need to be a caring and compassionate individual who is determined and committed to supporting the people in your care. You will have exceptional communication skills, enjoy problem solving, have a flexible approach and enjoy working in a busy, multidisciplinary team. You will be keen to develop your leadership and research skills, alongside a holistic approach to care.You could be based in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, community centres, schools, social services and nursing homes. You may be working at the centre of a multi-professional team that includes doctors, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals. Your skills will be in high demand, and could lead you into a career of specialist roles, management, education or research. You may choose to develop your skills even further through professional development opportunities.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.Our three-year course is fully approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).As part of our recruitment process we’ll explore the values of the NHS Constitution at interview, with successful candidates being able to demonstrate how these are reflected in their own beliefs.**Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider’s website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,900per year

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

University information

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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    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.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 30 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 159
    147 81%

    8th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    12th

    6

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