Postgraduate MSc

Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration)

Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration)

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    2 Years
  • Start date


    10 Jan 2022

Gain the skills to become a professional occupational therapist, able to deliver and evaluate occupational therapy in a range of settings.

This programme is underpinned by an understanding of humans as occupational beings, the relationship between occupation and health, models of occupation, occupational science and occupational justice.

You will learn how to carry out occupational therapy assessments and interventions with people from across the lifespan and with a range of physical, mental and social difficulties, such as dementia, stroke, homelessness or unemployment. Your learning experience will include problem-based tutorials, journal clubs, creative and practical sessions, self-directed learning and research. You will be required to undertake a minimum of 1,000 hours of professional practice under the supervision and direction of experienced occupational therapists.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and is a World Federation of Occupational Therapists Approved Education Programme.

The Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) regulates occupational therapy. The titles of ‘occupational therapist’ is protected by law. This means that anyone who uses a designated title must be on the HCPC Register. Successful completion of the MSc pre-registration Occupational Therapy course will give you the eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC.

As a student on this course, you will join a research-led academic community in the subject area of therapeutic and rehabilitation sciences.

You will participate in a wide range of learning experiences including problem / task based tutorials, creative and practical sessions, self-directed learning and research. In addition to university based learning, you will undertake a minimum of 1,000 hours of professional practice under the supervision of experienced occupational therapists.

Why study Occupational Therapy at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Professionally accredited course
  2. 92% of MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre Reg) students in work or further study 15 months after graduating*
  3. Fantastic placement opportunities
  4. Specialist facilities
  5. Expert supervision

*Graduate Outcomes 2020

MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) Hear from graduate Alice who discusses all elements of the course, from lectures to placements.

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