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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Glenside Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) – so you’ll be eligible to apply for registration with them when you graduate, something you must do to practise in this field. Focus on the relationship between occupation and health and wellbeing and gain the contemporary, evidence-based knowledge and skills you need to establish yourself as an occupational therapist.Learn to work with clients, carers and other professionals to deliver safe, effective and ethical interventions – supporting people to be independent in their occupations and enjoy better health and wellbeing. With a strong focus on employability, you’ll become confident in applying your skills and knowledge to different settings and working with service users. Get ready for practice in our specialist simulation facilities, dedicated skills suite and occupational therapy resource centre. Spend at least 1,000 hours on practice placements with regional health and social care providers. As well as volunteering locally as part of Widening Occupation Weeks (WOW), you may have the opportunity to volunteer abroad or take part in an Erasmus international placement in your final year.Occupational therapists are in demand across the UK. Graduates usually work in primary and secondary healthcare, in the NHS, local authority social services and housing departments, independent and third sector organisations, education or research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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No specific subjects required. Points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With an excellent reputation for graduate employability and industry partnerships, you'll benefit from opportunities to enhance your career prospects.
Bristol is a bustling, welcoming city with a strong multicultural community – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 30 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 159
    122 67%

    25th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    18th

    11

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