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Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) MSc

York St John University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    York St John University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Occupational therapists support people to lead fulfilling lives. On this course you will learn how to work with people of all ages with physical, mental health and social difficulties. You will graduate ready to respond to the complex changes in health, social care and education, and able to seek opportunities for the future development of the profession.

Course overview

This 2 year accelerated course will prepare you for a career as an occupational therapist. Our use of problem-based learning will support you to become an autonomous learner, global in your outlook, socially responsible and self aware. Upon completion you can seek professional registration. Both the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) accredit this course.

As part of the course, you will:

Undertake at least 1000 hours of varied clinical practice. These could include health, social care, education or third sector placements. A registered occupational therapist will supervise all clinical practice.
Consider the complex relationships between occupation, health and wellbeing. You will learn to critique the application of occupational therapy practice models and occupational science.
Develop the ability to carry out occupational therapy assessments and interventions. In doing so, you will enable people with a range of difficulties to fully engage in their everyday life.

Career outcomes

Where could Occupational Therapy take you?

Successful graduates holding our Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) MSc qualification are entitled to apply for registration to practice and become practicing Occupational Therapists. This clinical skills developed on this course will give you an advantage in the health and social care industry. As a working professional, you may wish to further your development and become an advanced practitioner, specialising in a specific field of therapy.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,400per year

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

University information

York St John University

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  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

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