What will I learn?

Course Details

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.

Course Benefits

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.

Which department am I in?

School of Clinical and Applied Sciences

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£16,000.00 (US$ 19,973) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 January 2021

Venue

City Campus

Calverley Street,

Leeds,

Leeds,

LS1 3HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have completed Bachelor degree with GPA of 2.5 or above. English language requirements: Bachelor degree from an American University.

For international students

Applicants should normally have at least a second class honours degree completed in the last five years in the cognate subjects of Science, Social Sciences, Healthcare (including degrees in related health and social care professions), Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology, History, Politics, Environment or Arts. IELTS 7.0 with no skills below 6.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.

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About this uni

Graduates from Leeds Beckett University are sought after by industry and organisations like Disney, Samsung, Apple, Nike and BMW.

  • Awarded Silver Status in the Teaching Excellence Framework
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  • 94% of all graduates in work/study 6 months after graduating
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