What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
At least one from Human Biology, Biology, Psychology, Sociology preferred.
Science preferred. Grades A-B considered only.
Health/Science related subjects - DDM
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers14%
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 supportNot available
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
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3 good reasons to study Occupational Therapy at Salford: 1 A Health Professions Council (HPC) approved course facilitating eligibility to register with the HPC. 2 Excellent student support and recognised good practice within teaching and learning. 3 Designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills for the current demands of the workplace. Occupational therapists work with people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures and across all age groups, helping them to cope with a variety of physical and psychological problems. Occupational therapists work with a person to consider how their physical health, mental health and social environment affect their ability to carry out daily living activities such as personal care, domestic tasks, socialising, leisure and work. You will combine academic study with practice placements and develop a variety of personal skills such as advanced communication.
Year 1: foundation principles of occupational therapy; introduction to collaborative professional practice; experiencing occupation through the lifespan; evidence based practice and research 1. Year 2: understanding people as occupational beings (incorporates practice placement 2); models for occupational therapy practice; evidence based practice and research 2; engaging service users in occupational therapy; practice placement 3. Year 3: exploring contemporary practice; evidence based practice and research 3; practice placement 4; into employment; competence in practice (incorporates practice placement 5 for 8 weeks).
The University of Salford is hugely diverse and multicultural with a focus on practical experience and skills. We have fantastic connections with ITV and the BBC at the newly opened MediaCityUK complex, making for a highly engaging and creative student experience. The Students' Union has amazing opportunities in activities and volunteering and offers tonnes of support.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
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