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Occupational Therapy (pre-registration)University of East Anglia
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Location: University of East Anglia
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2022/02/01
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £16400
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About This CourseOccupational Therapists are qualified to work in a uniquely varied range of settings and our two-year, full-time course will teach you how to apply clinical reasoning, drawing on human sciences, occupational therapy, psychology, sociology and creativity. Respectful relationships with service users are at the heart of OT practice and at the heart of our programme throughout.Our Master's programme is open to Arts, Science, Healthcare and Humanities Graduates. If you're hoping to pursue a career in Occupational Therapy, our enquiry-based style of learning will shape your understanding of the job and underpin it with knowledge of Human Sciences and therapeutic approaches.Our active learning approach is designed to engage you cognitively, emotionally and spiritually, so you develop your professional identity as an Occupational Therapist and gain the skills to use yourself therapeutically. Throughout the programme you'll have a personal adviser who will help you reflect on your highs and lows, enabling you to learn from both. And you will learn how to use professional development tools to identify your personal learning needs and goals.Your time with us will be split between University-based learning and Practice-Based Learning. We have a dedicated placement team which will work closely with your practice partners to set up a balanced range of placement experiences for you. While on placement you will be allocated a dedicated educational supervisor; a qualified Occupational Therapist, who will support you apply your knowledge and gain skills and confidence. They will be experienced in judging your needs and will help you to challenge yourself.You will take ownership of your professional development and arrange your final eight-week placement in a specialist field you are passionate about or haven't yet experienced. OverviewOT's work closely with people who have an illness, injury or disability to help them live their lives to their full potential. You could be helping a young person with anorexia or an elderly person with mobility issues. The profession is extremely varied and requires ‘out of the box' thinking alongside professional reasoning. Our course prepares you for an exciting and rewarding career. You'll join a community of enthusiastic lecturers and educators and a very active OT Society. You'll be taught within a multi-professional health school, so you'll graduate confident in your role and with true insight into the role of others, so that you're able to contribute to excellent, person-centred, inter-professional practice. You will use your compassion, intelligence and creativity and, in return, you'll gain a life-long career helping others to overcome setbacks. DisclaimerCourse details are subject to change.
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A 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent required; applicants must have graduated within the last 10 years. Applicants with a 2.2 or equivalent may be considered if they have strong relevant work experience. You must also have a strong profile of secondary qualifications in arts and sciences (A-level or equivalent). You need to have minimum grade C in GCSE Biology or CC in GCSE Double Science. Our admissions criteria also include requirements such as: a clear understanding of the chosen profession; a broad range of relevant work shadowing; an interest in people and a strong academic attainment. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.5 in all components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in one of the listed countries.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of East Anglia.
About this university
Annually, there are some 3,500 students come to the university from outside the UK to study the various courses on offer. In addition to their full studies, there are a number of programs available through the Collaborative International Programmes Office. Through the website, there is also country specific information for students to help them understand everything from entry requirements to information about study fairs and scholarships. There is also practical advice for students about living and studying in the UK. There are over 200 societies and clubs available for students outside the classroom. These range from playing football to taking part in the student newspaper or TV station. Most of these are operated through the Student Union, which also operates a number of entertainment venues including a club and bar. The student union also provides services such as an advice centre. It also runs The Waterfront venue just off campus that has seen acts including U2, Coldplay, Iron maiden and Dizzee Rascal performing there. As well as sports and arts clubs there are also volunteering opportunities for students to get involved with the larger community. There is a notable annual event, the UEA Literary Festival, held each year since 1991. It has featured a number of notable speakers including Stephen Fry, PD James, Terry Pratchett and Peter Ustinov and includes film screenings and political discussions in addition to the talks.