Want to play a key role in helping people take part in daily activities and help them achieve their full potential? Then our occupational therapy clearing degree is for you.

You will learn how to take a ‘whole-person’ approach to both physical and mental health to ensure people can interact with their environment and take part in everyday tasks safely. We will prepare you to work with people of all ages, circumstances, and health conditions so you can support others to live the life of their choice.

Occupational Therapy Facilities

As an occupational therapy student at the University of Salford, you will get to use our purpose-built rehabilitation flat which provides the opportunity to learn and practice skills within a secure and realistic environment.

Designed with a functioning kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom, you will experience how to use a range of equipment and daily living aids that an occupational therapist may use to assist a patient to perform an activity.

You will also have access to the occupational therapy resource room where you’ll find a variety of equipment that assists individuals. These include splinting, personal care, memory devices, and much more.

Occupational Therapy Courses in Clearing

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At the University of Salford, we are dedicated to ensuring you are prepared for your future career. We consistently receive very positive student feedback about our occupational therapy degree, and we're pleased to say that our course is ranked within the top 20 Occupational Therapy courses nationally in the Complete University Guide 2023.

In the 2022 National Student Survey, 96% of students agreed that our occupational therapy course provided opportunities to apply what they had learned to real-life scenarios (University of Salford Analysis of NSS data).

Our occupational therapy degree

BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT), our BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy degree is designed to help you understand function and dysfunction in the mind and body.

You’ll work with people from a wide range of backgrounds, ages, cultures, and conditions to help them achieve daily tasks. This course is taught by experienced lecturers who have worked clinically as occupational therapists in a variety of settings, including internationally. You will look at the societal and institutional contexts of illness and health, as well as ethical issues in healthcare delivery.

Whilst on your course, you will combine academic study with practice placements that will help you develop professional and personal skills.

Contact us

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If you have a question about studying any of our occupational therapy degrees in clearing, or you’d like to learn more about joining the University of Salford, contact our friendly team today on 0161 295 4545 or enquiries@salford.ac.uk.