Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Occupational Therapy (pre-registration)

Students study how to promote and restore people's health and well-being, enhance people's occupational function in everyday life in order to meet their biological, psychological, social and spiritual needs through exploration and adaptation and critically evaluate the importance of occupational engagement for every stage of an individual's life.

Entry requirements

2.1 honours degree or above from within the last 5 years. GCSEs: mathematics and English at grade C (preference is given to those who have obtained these grades on application).
Extended entry requirements: In addition to the above, evidence of academic study within the last 5 years is required. Please note we do not accept Key Skills Level 2 in place of GCSE English or mathematics. Applicants must pass Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and occupational health checks satisfactorily in order to be able to start this course. If English is not the 1st language and applicants do not have GCSE English grade C or above, the applicants must achieve an IELTS IELTS: overall average score of at least 7.0, with a score of at least 7.0 in the listening and reading sections and at least 7.0 in the writing and speaking sections; or TOEFL 'internet-based' test (ibt):100; TOEFL Paper test: 600. Meeting the academic minimum is the 1st stage of an application being considered. Applicants must also submit a strong personal statement in order to be considered further.

Course modules

Year 1 modules: occupational studies, evaluating humans as occupational beings through the life cycle; occupational studies, evaluating occupation for promoting health and wellness of communities; occupational studies, foundations for occupation and well-being; occupational studies, occupational performance and interruption; practice placement; preparation for professional practice; project design for research. Year 2 modules: occupation as the focus of contemporary practice; occupational studies, evaluating the emergent practitioner; occupational studies, occupational performance and interruption; research dissertation; practice placement. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 492 per Credit (England) 4 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 492 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 492 per Credit (Scotland) 4 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 492 per Credit (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858