Taught course

Advanced Occupational Therapy

University of Brighton · School of Applied Social Science

Entry requirements

Degree and experience

This course is for qualified occupational therapists. Applicants should hold an honours degree in occupational therapy but those with suitable alternative qualifications, such as a diploma in occupational therapy, will be considered. Normally a minimum of two years clinical experience post qualification is required for entry to this course.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Months of entry


Course content

The Advanced Occupational Therapy MSc provides high quality CPD opportunities for occupational therapists from the UK and overseas.

Core modules on the course focus on the four pillars of clinical practice (clinical practice, leadership and management, education and research) and help you to develop complex decision-making skills, apply evidence-based practice and develop innovative solutions that will enhance patient, family and carer experience and improve clinical outcomes.

The course supports a multicultural exchange of clinical knowledge and approaches, which gives an exciting extra dimension to learning.

This course has been designed in alignment with The Multi-Professional Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice in England.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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