Occupational Therapy

This Occupational Therapy BSc programme offers you an active, collaborative learning experience in a friendly, supportive environment.

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Key Facts

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Degree

BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero | International Foundation Year

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Start Dates

Degree Overview

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.

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  • There may be additional costs that you may incur as a student such printing, stationary and PC if needed.

Why Study this Degree

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.

Your Pathways

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 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

University of Bradford

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:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences