Do you want to help people to live the lives they want? This course will prepare you to help people deal with life challenges including ill-health, disability, and social problems. Youâll learn how everyday activities can be used and adapted creatively to promote health, wellbeing and a satisfying lifestyle, so that you graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective occupational therapist.
Weâre very proud of our National Student Survey (NSS) 2017 return showing that 90 per cent of our students agreed that the course is intellectually stimulating and over 92 per cent of students agreed that staff are good at explaining thingsapist.
- A wide range of teaching and learning methods and assessments are used to suit all learning styles
- Experience problem-based learning designed to be practical and close to real-life issues faced by occupational therapists.
- Inter professional learning will prepare you for practice
- You will study a broad range of cutting edge theory and research from Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
- You will benefit from accreditation by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
- Experience practice placements to develop a range of core skills required for professional practice.
- Our programme is delivered by a team of well published, Internationally recognised, research active Occupational Therapists.
in your first year, youâll initially share teaching and learning with students from other health professions, allowing you to gain core generic knowledge and skills. Weâll introduce you to theoretical foundations and core skills, which will underpin practice. Gain practice skills through an eight-week supervised placement within a health, social or community setting in the South West. Develop problem-solving, reasoning skills and an embedded commitment to lifelong learning.
In year two profession-specific modules take a lifespan approach and are designed to provide an integrated core of essential knowledge and skills for Occupational Therapy (OT) practice. Modules on inter-professional working and research will help you become confident in your role as a developing OT. You'll also take part in the OT intervention process during your placement.
in the final year youâll gain greater independence in your final placement and, with support, be able to demonstrate a range of core skills required for an entry level practitioner. Profession-specific modules prepare you for the responsibilities facing newly qualified graduates. Inter-professional modules help you develop and consolidate management and research skills, and lead you towards your imminent entry into the occupational therapy profession.
The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.
8% of assessment is by exam, 67% by coursework and 25% practical assessment
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