Applicants must: have gained a second class honours degree or better from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard; provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent) and for non-native English speakers, IELTS 7.0 (with no contributing band at less than 6.5) or, as an alternative in exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.
Months of entry
The primary aim of this course is to provide you with an opportunity to engage in advanced professional development in occupational therapy to further enhance your knowledge, skills and entrepreneurial leadership at master's level, ultimately enhancing your employability across the global marketplace.
This course is unique as it is utilising online delivery to enable learning and wider participation for occupational therapy graduates worldwide. You will actively engage in learning using a varied suite of digital interactive learning tools which will promote student engagement, communication and collaboration within an international and peer supported learning community. A number of key, international experts will be involved in the delivery of this innovative programme which can be studied on either a full-time (one year) or part-time (within three years) basis. You will also engage in inter-professional learning alongside physiotherapy colleagues.
Do you wish to gain further professional education and accreditation for CPD purposes to enhance your employment in the international marketplace? This course will enable you to integrate academic learning through exploration of educational, cultural and practice differences in an international context. There will be an opportunity to reflect on current theory and practice, utilising evidence to translate learning and enhance practice.
Information for international students
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 7.0 with no band score less than 6.5. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Patricia McClure
- +44 (0) 28 9036 6857