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BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Why choose this course?

‌A career in occupational therapy offers variety, purpose and immense job satisfaction. Successful completion of this degree ensures you are eligible to apply to the HCPC to join a rewarding profession where you can help people facing physical and mental challenges to overcome barriers to their independence.

  • Boost your professional credibility on a course accredited by the Royal 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 an immersive simulation suite
  • We scored highly in the 2017 National Student Survey: the course recieved an overall satisfaction score of 93% and 100% for ‘I have been able to contact staff when I needed to’ 
  • Enjoy excellent prospects: 95.7% of our graduates are employed in graduate level jobs 6 months after completing this course
  • Choose to study this degree either full-time or part-time.

Already hold a degree and looking to qualify as an occupational therapist? Join our MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) and you could register to practise in two years.


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Study Occupational Therapy at Derby. Our outstanding heritage, accessible and supportive lecturers and professional networks which help you find your dream job are just some of the reasons our students voted us one of the top courses in the UK in the National Student Survey.

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