What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Any Subject at grade B and Any Subject at grade B and Any Subject at grade C.
Any Subject at grade A and Any Subject at grade B and Any Subject at grade B and Any Subject at grade B.
Mathematics required at standard or Higher level at 4 or above
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers27%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Occupational Therapy, a health and social care profession, considers the mental and physical health and wellbeing of individuals to enable them to achieve their full potential in life. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages to help them cope with illness, aging and trauma, and enable them to overcome the challenges of everyday life. Our graduates not only gain an academic degree, but can apply for registration with the Health Care Professions Council to gain a licence to practice and become a member of the College of Occupational Therapy. This course equips our students with the professional skills they will require for professional practice through study of occupational and human science combined with learning in a practical setting. You will have an opportunity to engage in professional practice within a variety of settings; health and social care and others that are less traditional, so you can advance your skills in assessment and intervention with clients. We promote the use of evidence based research and practice in both teaching and placements. The course provides an understanding of how occupational therapy is used as both a means and outcome of intervention. Theoretical knowledge is applied within the practice setting and students undertake both theoretical modules and professional practice at each level of study. This course is full time over five days per week which includes attending lectures and study time. Placements are full time and occur in blocks in each year of study.
Modules include: Human health; anatomy and physiology, psychology and sociology; understanding occupational beings; professional practice; personal and professional skills; research.
Come to the University of Northampton and you will see that we do things a bit differently. We know that sharing knowledge, supporting creativity and striving to make a positive difference will change the future. What motivates us is the drive to help people make the changes that will transform their lives – people like you.
How you'll spend your time
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|Lectures / seminars||19%||21%||16%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
Here's an idea of the academic background of students from previous years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.
What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?