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(BSc (Hons)) Occupational Therapy
4 years :
1 year pathway + 3 year degree
Through this course you’ll gain the theoretical understanding and hands-on practical experience you need to become a professional Occupational Therapist.
You develop knowledge of: occupational needs of people and populations, professional skills to address barriers to occupation, maintaining and enhancing, peoples occupational performance. An Occupational Therapists help people recover from physical or mental illness, supporting them to live their life to the fullest.
Your practice will be based on work with both adults and children in a range of health and social care settings, finding creative solutions to day-to-day problems.
This will be and opportunity for you to learn from highly experienced practising Occupational Therapists in a small cohort, and develop your skills in real-life environments and situations, both in our outstanding simulation facilities and on our diverse range of practice placements, undertaken in all three years.
The successful completion of BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy will allow eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as an occupational therapist.
The course is also approved by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.Learn more about International Foundation Year
The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.
The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.
Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.Learn more about International Year One
The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.
Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.Learn more about International Year Zero
The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.
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|3 months of study||Six months of study|
|Additional academic English and subject-related support|
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The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.
Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.
The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:
Our courses can lead to many career-enriching degree courses
Our team and agent network represent us worldwide
Progression is based on the number of students who completed their course and continued onto their degree