Taught course

Occupational Therapy (pre-registration)

University of Salford · School of Health and Society

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Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English at grade 4/C or above.

GCSE Science is preferred but not essential.

An Honours Degree 2:2 or above in any subject area. Normally we would expect this to have been completed in the last five years, but relevant work-related CPD or other studies could be considered (with evidence).

Months of entry


Course content

This accelerated programme will provide you with a master's level academic qualification together with eligibility to apply for a licence to practice which is a pre-requisite for registration to the Health and Care Professions Council.

This programme offers you the opportunity to become occupational therapy practitioners at the forefront of occupational therapy. This will be achieved by developing a systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current challenges and developments in the field of occupational therapy.

You will:
  • Gain an academic qualification and eligibility to apply for licence to practice with the HCPC
  • Have the opportunity for a clinical placement
  • Be prepared to enter the workplace on completion of this programme

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

University of Salford
+44(0)161 295 4545