Occupational Therapy

Postgraduate study

Perfect for you if you want to develop advanced skills through independent research and scholarship. Our flexible courses will allow you to fit your study into your current work-life.

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Postgraduate study is all about engaging in evidence-based practice while developing research skills. It can help you increase your career prospects, advance yourself as an area expert, deepen your knowledge and contribute more scholarly research in the field. Whatever your motivation or goals, our qualifications are flexible and enable you to tailor your study to your needs.

We offer a range of courses for both occupational therapists and non-occupational therapists. If you are a health professional without a prior occupational therapy degree, we offer a specialty qualification. This will allow you to build research in your own discipline.

Postgraduate qualifications

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Are you keen to deepen your understanding of occupational therapy practice and develop your research skills? Enhance your professional practice and increase your employment potential with this postgraduate qualification that will prepare you for jobs in research-focused positions or higher-level practice roles. If you want to pursue an academic career, this honours degree provides a pathway to take you to the top of your field.

Duration

1 Year Full-time

Delivery

Online with block course(s)

Career potential

Case Manager, Community/Youth Development Worker, Needs Assessor, Occupational Therapist, Private Practitioner, Researcher

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If you are a health professional or an occupational therapist, this qualification can help you enhance your knowledge in your current practice. You will work with the Postgraduate Coordinator to tailor an individual study pathway to suit your learning needs. Your study and assignments will focus on your specialty area of practice, reflected in your qualification title.  

Duration

6 Months Full-time

Delivery

Online

Career potential

Specialist roles

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Suitable if you are, or have been, a registered occupational therapist. You will complete two courses of your choice for this qualification. You will be able to apply for opportunities that require clinical expertise or pursue a career in academia or policy development. This qualification also pathways into our advanced programmes.  

Duration

6 Months Full-time

Delivery

Online

Career potential

Educator, Policy Development Consultant, Research , Specialist roles

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Perfect if you are a registered occupational therapist and want to enhance your skills and career potential in your practice. This programme will prepare you for expert clinical and managerial positions. You can also pursue a career in academia or policy development or pathway to the Master of Occupational Therapy.

Duration

1 Year Full-time

Delivery

Online

Career potential

Educator, Manager, Policy Development Consultant, Researcher, Specialist roles

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This qualification focuses on research and practice to gain a more profound knowledge of your field. Pursue an academic career in occupational therapy education or apply for enrolment into PhD programmes to take you to the top of your area. You can choose to complete your qualification through coursework with a smaller project or a research thesis.

Duration

18 Months Full-time

Delivery

Online with block course(s)

Career potential

Doctoral Research, Policy Development Consultant, Specialist roles

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