Masters | Postgraduate Course - Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) MSc Course Details within University of Cumbria

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Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) MSc

Study Details

MSc: 2 years full-time

Accredited by the College of Occupational Therapy (COT) and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

You'll study in a small, supportive teaching and learning environment to develop your problem-solving and critical analysis skills, encouraging clinical reasoning to integrate theory into practice. A fantastic range of modules cover every aspect of occupational therapy, improving the level of service you can provide your clients.

Module details

Year one

  • Observation Practice Placement
  • Life Sciences and Occupational Therapy
  • Practice Placement 1
  • Introduction to Occupational Therapy
  • Practice Placement 2
  • Scholarship and Research Methods
  • Applied Occupational Therapy 1

Year two

  • Applied Occupational Therapy 2
  • Practice Placement 3
  • Occupational Design
  • Dissertation
  • Practice Placement 4
  • Developing Occupational Therapy Practice

Entry Requirements

1st or 2nd class honours degree.

Student Destinations

You will be eligible for membership of the College of Occupational Therapists and registration with the Health Professions Council, leading to work in the NHS, private and voluntary sectors, or overseas work. Expansion of the role has led to exciting new developments and opportunities.