Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) MSc

University of Liverpool
2 years
Full time
Master's degree

About this program

Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) MSc

This course provides you with all the knowledge and practical experience you will need to become a qualified Occupational Therapist and able to register with the HCPC. The programme offers a variety of practice placement opportunities which include extended part-time placements, role-emerging setting and an elective placement that can be take at home or overseas.

The programme incorporates the excellent grounding in biological and social sciences that our undergraduate programme is renowned for. Students will have the opportunity to undertake research to develop the evidence base of the profession as well as opportunities to learn alongside master’s students on our other Allied Healthcare programmes.

Our graduates have an excellent employment rate and because of the strong relationships we have with our local practice partners, they are highly regarded by local employers.

Admission requirements

Entry requirements:

2:1 graduates from across a range of disciplines, eg biological sciences, social sciences, health sciences. We will also consider those with a 2:2 classification in their degree with recent relevant experience or further study

English language qualifications

All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages.

For more information about admission requirements, please contact the school.

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Program content

  • Introduction to Professional Practice
  • Applied Sciences in Occupational Therapy 1
  • Applied Sciences in Occupational Therapy 2
  • Reasoning in Occupational Therapy
  • Research methods in Healthcare practice
  • Leadership and Service Development in Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Occupational Therapy for Transformation
  • Dissertation Healthcare Practice


  • Home (UK) Postgraduates: £9,250 per academic year
  • International/EU Postgraduates: £22,400 per academic year

Career paths

The taught postgraduate programmes in the School of Health Sciences provide an opportunity for healthcare professionals to develop, specialise and extend the scope of their skills into new areas, to meet the constantly evolving service demands for advanced practitioners and senior health professionals.

Graduates in Occupational Therapy are a vital part of modern health care and employment opportunities are available in the UK and abroad. This is a vocational programme and a skill shortage area within the National Health Service.

Graduates from the University of Liverpool have an excellent employment rate and are highly regarded by local employers and successfully achieve employment nationally entering a wide variety of roles and services.

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University of Liverpool

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