Occupational Therapy (BSc (Hons))

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 15000 per year

All study options

About Occupational Therapy at Bournemouth University

This degree, which is approved by the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT), is designed to give you the sophisticated knowledge, as well as the analytical and practical skills, needed to critically assess a service user’s circumstances in order to help them adapt to their environment and maximise their performance potential.

You will critically explore the exciting disciplines of occupational science, anatomy, physiology, sociology and psychology - forming the groundwork on which occupational therapy is based.

To complement classroom theory, you will gain hands-on skills using our excellent clinical simulation facilities, which feature a daily living suite and kitchen, plus equipment to tackle a comprehensive range of situations commonly encountered by occupational therapists. Additionally, to support your campus-based education, you will gain real-world experience through professional placements.

When it is time to join the workforce, we believe our course will give you all the desired technical, managerial and communication skills needed to enter practice. Testament to this is our very high graduate employment rate. 

Our course design utilises a range of diverse teaching and learning strategies with a strong emphasis on experiential and independent learning, which involves groups of students working on real-life scenarios in order to gain knowledge and understanding of occupational roles and how health and wellbeing can affect their functioning.

New for 2020: Occupational therapy students on courses from September 2020 may be eligible for non-repayable government funding of at least £5,000 a year. Find out more information about the funding on the gov.uk website.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ug-funding

Entry requirements

For September 2020 and September 2021 entry: 128 - 144 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma DDM.

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with minimum 6.5 in each of the 4 components or equivalent.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Bournemouth University to prepare for your chosen course:

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