University Of Cumbria Occupational Therapy MSC

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University Of Cumbria Occupational Therapy MSC

This is an accelerated programme that requires high levels of motivation and commitment. We provide a mix of traditional learning methods and eLearning resources, including lectures, seminars and group work, as well as placement opportunities. Much of the study is self-directed and done outside timetabled hours, allowing you to take responsibility for your own learning needs.

Each module is credit rated. You are assessed in various ways including coursework presentations, reflective writing, vivas and reports. Assessment of clinical placements do not form part of the masters level assessed credits, but does contribute to your qualification and you will be graded to give you an indication of your performance.

NHS funded places are available for this programme (2017/18).

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.

With 1000 hours on placement in a variety of supportive practices, you’ll easily be able to develop your assessment, treatment and evaluation skills. We can offer placements in hospitals (NHS and private), schools and health centres across North West England, Southern Scotland and the Isle of Man, giving you plenty of scope for where you wish to take your future career. We’ll build your confidence and competence every step of the way, so allow us to get you started as a professional and fully registered occupational therapist.

  • Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class honours degree – to include GCSE in English Language at grade C or above.

Selection criteria

We strongly recommend you visit an Occupational Therapy department or talk to at least one Occupational Therapist prior to interview, as you will be asked about your understanding of their role.