We offer two innovative postgraduate programmes in occupational therapy.
Why you should study with us
We are a leading provider of healthcare education in the UK.
Our academic team
Our postgraduate taught programmes benefit from the input of world-renowned researchers and clinicians who are experts in their field.
Our research is ranked 4th in the UK overall and we are 1st for our research environment (REF 2014).
Our programmes attract students from across the globe. We work together to share ideas and develop best healthcare practice.
Our high-tech research laboratories and libraries provide the perfect environment for postgraduate study.
Occupational therapy (MSc)
Dr Carly Reagon provides an overview of our post-registration masters programme.
Occupational therapy (PgDip)
Dr Heather Hurst describes the programme, its content, teaching delivery and how to apply.
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Our postgraduate taught programmes
This course, for practicing occupational therapists, aims to develop your knowledge and essential skills to help you progress your career.
This two year pre-registration accelerated programme is aimed at those who already hold a degree (2:2 or above) and wish to pursue a career in occupational therapy.
Take a virtual tour of our facilities
Our simulation suite mirrors clinical settings allowing students to develop key skills and experience.
We run an on-site Occupational Therapy Clinic where our students can gain experience working with patients.
Flat 189 enables students to practice assessment and treatment skills in a home environment.
Educational resources for our healthcare programmes can be found at our on-site library.
Find out about our research
We are optimising health and social care across the life course in Wales and beyond, putting people and families at the heart of our research.
By pursuing research based around your own interests at one of the leading healthcare research departments in the UK, you lay the foundations for a career in which you can make a real difference to healthcare in the wider world.
Our standalone modules
Interested in studying at a more flexible pace?
We offer a diverse range of standalone modules to study at level 6 and level 7.
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