Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons)

Key information

  • Course length: 3 years
  • UCAS code: B920
  • Year of entry: 2020
  • Typical offer: A-level : BBB / IB : 30 / BTEC : Applications considered

Career prospects

As a graduate of the School of Health Sciences you’ll be eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You can look forward to a career in the National Health Service, Social Services or the private sector.

You will have gained a qualification that meets the Government’s criteria for ‘fitness for purpose’ and ‘fitness for practice’ as well as developing transferable skills such as communication, information technology, problem solving and teamwork.

Occupational Therapy graduates are eligible to apply for membership of The College of Occupational Therapists (COT), the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and the World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) to work outside the UK. Your qualification allows opportunities to build a career in the NHS and Social Services with a wide range of specialties from mental health and physical conditions across all ages. You may also choose to work in private practice, independent healthcare, charities or commercial companies.


Qualifying you for life

Students will develop skills including:

  • Information gathering and analysis
  • Problem solving
  • Communication (written and oral)
  • Numeracy
  • Information and communication technology
  • Working with others
  • Time management
  • Self-directed learning