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MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration)

Why choose this course?

A career in occupational therapy offers variety, purpose and immense job satisfaction. This Masters level qualification qualifies you for a rewarding profession where you can help people facing physical and mental challenges to overcome barriers to their independence. 

  • Accelerate your career plans: because this programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, you’ll be eligible to apply to register to practise as soon as you graduate
  • Boost your professional credibility on a course accredited by the College of Occupational Therapists and approved by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists
  • Gain invaluable experience through practice-based learning which makes up almost half of the course
  • Learn from a dedicated and skilled team who have worked in a broad spectrum of occupational therapy roles
  • Improve your practical skills in our superb facilities ranging from a rehabilitation kitchen to virtual learning opportunities
  • In the 2016 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 93% of our students were satisfied with their course.

Don’t already hold a degree and are looking to qualify as an occupational therapist? Join our BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy degree.

Occupational Therapy lecturer Karen Newberry and student Rebekah Carter tell us about the heritage of Occupational Therapy at the University of Derby:

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