Interview information

MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) Interview Information

Your interview experience is an exciting opportunity for you to demonstrate your passion for the course you are applying for.

Please ensure that prior to the interview you have fully read the information about the course on our course page.

To help prepare for the interview, we advise you put some time aside to look at all the information on the course page, including content in the hyperlinks on the webpage.

The interview process

You will be invited to an online interview at a set date and time. This will include the following:

If your interview is before 12pm you will receive a Microsoft Teams invite for a group session 9am to 9.45am (UK time) . If your interview is from 1pm onwards you will receive a Microsoft Teams invite for a group session 12 noon to 12.45 pm (UK Time).

For more information about how to prepare visit our online interviews page, and watch the video below.

Karen Newberry, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, talks through how to effectively prepare for an interview, including tips on how to nail an online interview.

View How to prepare for a Virtual Interview video transcript

Any special requirements?

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments, particularly if you have any disability or special needs, to help us to assist you in the interview process, eg any access or communication issues.

Is the interview day compulsory?

Yes. You will need to attend the interview before we can make you an offer on the programme.

What happens if I am running late on the day?

We know that delays are sometimes unavoidable so, if you are running late on the day, please contact us as soon as you are able to and let us know your estimated arrival time. If necessary, we can tell you any alternate arrangements for your interview. In some instances, if you expect to be significantly late, we may suggest you book for a different date.

Can I visit the halls/campus?

Come onto a campus tour and get a real feel for life here. You will have an opportunity to look around, see our facilities and chat to current students and staff. If you are unable to visit the university in person, you can chat online to our students. You can also book a campus tour.

You can also take a Virtual Tour of our campuses and halls of residence.

And finally…

Should you have any questions, or if you require any reasonable adjustments to attend the interview, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone: +44 (0)1332 591167 or email: