Occupational Therapy (MSc)

Cardiff University the United Kingdom

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How long you will study
18 - 48 month

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How you will study
full-time, part-time

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About Occupational Therapy at Cardiff University

This is one of the few Master’s courses in Occupational Therapy in the UK, and provides a sound grounding in the theory and models of the profession and occupation-focused practice.

It offers an opportunity to develop your evaluative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and to increase your practical and theoretical knowledge of occupational therapy, so that you can apply these skills in the further advancement of your profession.

As a full-time student, you will undertake all four taught modules in one academic year to complete the Postgraduate Diploma, with a further six months to complete your dissertation to gain the MSc.

Part-time students undertake the taught modules over two years, with a further two years for the dissertation.

Distinctive features

  • The opportunity to learn in a School that is well respected within the occupational therapy profession.
  • The involvement of research-active and clinical staff in course design and delivery.
  • The emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment.
  • The emphasis on acquisition of high quality clinical reasoning skills and the development of innovative ideas.
  • Flexibility of delivery, permitting graduates to pursue professional careers whilst studying part time, or to take a career break and complete on a full time basis.
  • The opportunity for students to work with allied health professionals across a variety of disciplines.
  • The opportunity to observe and assist with assessment and treatment of clients with developmental disabilities within the occupational therapy clinic onsite.
  • The opportunity to evidence learning in the four pillars of advanced practice: management and leadership, education, research and advanced clinical practice.

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 awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study18 - 48 month
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Entry requirements

For entry requirements, please see: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/group/occupational-therapy

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