Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Occupational Therapy (pre-registration)

This is an innovative programme in the UK, designed to allow applicants with an appropriate undergraduate degree to qualify as an occupational therapist.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree from a UK institution of 1st or upper 2nd Class standing in health; behavioural or social sciences; or degree with relevant pre-professional experience; equivalent of the above; introduction to statistical inference; students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 7.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Occupational therapy foundations for practice; inter-professional context of practice; challenges to occupational health and well-being; occupation for local and global health; understanding occupational therapy in practice; investigating practice interventions; implementing the occupational therapy process in practice; practice implementation and evaluation; developing essential practice skills; community based practice; developing readiness for practice; professional development and the work environment; working in organisations: inter-professional and critical perspectives organisational behaviour and professional practice; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods may include: Verbal presentations; poster presentations; written assignments; case studies; reflective reports; portfolio development; research proposal; practice education and dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Self- or employer-funded; possible funds through SAAS.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,510 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630