Taught course

Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration)

University of Central Lancashire · School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Entry requirements

  • First degree (Lower second class or above)
  • GCSE Maths (Grade C or above) and English Language (Grade C or above)
  • Certificated evidence of completion of general education of 10 years

Months of entry


Course content

Successful completion of this course will ensure you are eligible to apply for initial registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and for full membership of the British Association of Occupational Therapists and World Federation of Occupational Therapists.

You will complete modules on campus and practice placements. You will be taught in a small group in our purpose built rehabilitation and assessment facilities, which includes an occupational therapy skills areas, simulated home environments and movement analysis laboratory. There is particular emphasis on ‘real life’ assessments that reflect the ways in which you will learn and practice during the course and will make you ready for the complexity of contemporary occupational therapy practice.

We have excellent links with Occupational Therapists working within the NHS, Social Care and private practices across the North West. There are also links with charitable organisations and international institutions and hospitals, providing excellent opportunities for our students to gain experience of the breadth of contemporary practice.

Information for international students

For applicants where English is not their first language, we will accept an IELTS examination score of at least 7.0 with no element below 6.5

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1772 892400