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Occupational Therapy Master in Science - At the institution - Coventry - West Midlands
This course aims to enhance the knowledge base and intellectual skills of state-registered occupational therapists through a programme of specific and general professional studies.
Applicants must hold a BSc (Hons) degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy and must also be a practising, professionally qualified Occupational Therapist.
Occupational Therapy Master in Science
Reasons to choose Occupational Therapy MSc degree
Flexible Pathways: There are a range of option modules which will enable you to focus on topics relevant to different practice settings in health and social care.
Commitment to Student Support: A personal tutor system is available to all students to enable you to gain support as and when this is required.
Expertise in Occupational Therapy: Lecturers with expertise in a range of specialist areas are involved in the development and delivery of modules.
Teaching Excellence: Courses are designed and regularly updated to be responsive to the challenges of a changing climate in health and social care. Critical evaluation of concepts, ideas and research is encouraged to enable you to establish the evidence base for practice.
Library facilities are excellent and sufficient IT support is available if required.
Transferable skills: The course will enable you to reflect and critically appraise current practice. You could develop and consolidate skills required for clinical specialist roles and consultant therapist posts. You will gain knowledge of research methodologies and skills, which would enable you to develop a career as a researcher.
Typical career paths: Through the skills you will develop, education could become an option. The course could also help you to prepare for managerial roles. Furthermore, increased personal and professional confidence could open many doors and extend the range of career options.
You will focus on the study of the philosophical basis of occupational therapy and the evolving knowledge and skills in the field, and will address your personal and professional development. There is also emphasis on the advancement of professional knowledge, evidence-based practice and service provision. You can undertake your studies over one year full-time or from two to five years part-time. There are also exit points at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels