Comments about Occupational Therapy (MSc-Diploma) - At the institution - Cardiff - Cardiff - Cardiff - Wales
The aims of the course are to offer knowledge and expertise: to develop students’ evaluative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and to increase their practical and theoretical knowledge of occupational therapy, so that they can apply these skills in the further advancement of their
Suitable for qualified occupational therapists.
Students admitted to the course should be in possession of:
1. Either a first degree or a UK diploma in the relevant field.
2. Normally, two years of clinical/fieldwork education.
Occupational Therapy (MSc/Diploma)
The course is structured on a modular format. Students complete modules totalling 120 M-level credits to be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma. Occupational Therapy students complete a compulsory
generic module in Research Methods in Health and Social Care (30 credits) and a profession specific module on Theory and Philosophy of Occupational Therapy (10 credits); other modules are then chosen with a minimum of another 20 credits from profession-specific or shared modules.
Full-time students undertake all modules during one academic year, while part-time students undertake modules over two years, in order to achieve the Postgraduate Diploma. Each module is assessed individually by assessment procedures, all of which will consist of prepared work rather than unseen examination papers.
Students who proceed to successful completion of a research project and subsequent dissertation will be eligible for the award of a Master of Science degree.
* One of the few Masters courses in Occupational Therapy offered in the country.
* Additional free-standing non profession specific modules are available to complement
the core modules.