What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
120 UCAS Tariff points from three B's at A Level.
120 UCAS points from DMM in the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma.
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 offers41%
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
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As an occupational therapist you will recognise the dynamic relationship between occupation, health and wellbeing. Occupations are those everyday, personal activities which have particular significance and purpose to an individual and help in the expression of a person’s identity. The aim of occupational therapy is to help people engage in those occupations which they need or want to do, and enable them to lead personally fulfilling and healthy lives. We remain committed to providing a high quality educational experience for our students, that recognises the importance of individuality. This programme is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the College of Occupational Therapists (COT). Successful graduates holding our BSHc (Hons) Occupational Therapy qualification are entitled to apply for registration to practice.
Modules may include: Level 1: You will have an opportunity to study biological sciences, psychological and social sciences, health, wellbeing, illness and disability and occupational therapy practice. Level 2: The focus is on applied theory and occupational therapy skills within the physical and psychosocial domains. There is an emphasis on communication skills, research, IT and occupational therapy specific techniques and approaches. Level 3: At Level 3 you will have the opportunity to consider the contextual influences and drivers related to the profession as well as preparing to make the transition from student to graduate. You will also complete a dissertation using research and enquiry techniques.
As a student at York St John you will have the opportunity to live and study in our amazing city. Our campus is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster. York St John was originally founded in 1841 as a teacher training college these days, we have invested over 75 million to make sure we have cutting edge facilities for you to benefit from.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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