Taught course

Hand Therapy

University of Derby · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

You'll usually need; an undergraduate degree (at least 2:2) or a diploma in occupational therapy or physiotherapy, or an equivalent qualification; an English Language GCSE grade C or equivalent. If English is not your first language you will need to hold IELTS 6.5. You'll also need to currently work in the clinical field of hand therapy.

MSc; PG Cert; PG Dip.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

  • This is the only distance learning MSc Hand Therapy course in the UK which offers the flexibility to study from home on a part time basis
  • Incorporates modules which, upon completion, enable you to apply to the British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT) for accreditation as a BAHT accredited hand therapist or Associate Member accredited hand therapist (provided you have completed the required clinical hours)
  • Enables you to disseminate evidence-based practice and identify areas of practice for development
  • Enables flexible study.

Fees and funding

UK students
£700 per 20 credits

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-72 months

Course contact details

College of Health and Social Care
01332 591 703