Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Occupational Therapy (pre-registration)

The aim of this course is to enable graduates to undertake an intensive programme of study to develop theoretical, analytical, practical and evaluative skills that lead to eligibility to apply for registration with the health professions council; occupational therapists assess people's disengagement from their occupations and provide ways for them to re-engage in their occupational roles or provide alternatives in order to improve their quality of life.

Entry requirements

Honours degree; or equivalent not in occupational therapy; relevant experience; research experience; interview; a satisfactory criminal records check is also required; applicants who did not study their degree in English require an IELTS score of 6.5 with no individual component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules: Foundations and skills for practice; analysis and assessment; intervention and evaluation; preparation for practice in a changing context.

Assessment methods

Performance is assessed by a variety of methods including case studies, essays, projects and presentations; practice education forms a core element of the programme and personal performance is also assessed.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,990 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,990 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

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