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.
- 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.