• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
A focus on empowerment, self-awareness and individual responsibility will be ever-present in this Occupational Therapy (Hons) course at Coventry University, so that you are prepared to deal with people in real-world situations upon successfully graduating.
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The Occupational Therapy (Hons) course at Coventry University is made up of practical placements, designed to help you understand how you will perform in a professional setting, as well as workshops, seminars and lectures. Practical placements can also stand you in good stead to secure a professional position upon successful completion of your course. Travel expenses will be bourne by the student.

Career prospects

We are proud of our students who seek to become high quality Occupational Therapists with an understanding and experience of the variety of contexts in which they will work.

In offering three assessed practice placements, students have over 29 weeks of practice experience, and placements can occur in a variety of settings (NHS, social care, charitable organisations and private practice). Please note that travel costs are borne by the studemt. You will be supported by practice educators whose supervision facilitates should help enable your development as a rounded professional.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Human, Mind and Occupation 
  • Occupational Therapists: Doing, Being, Becoming & Belonging
  • Health and Well-being in the Community
  • Delivering Theory Based Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A Level: BBB - CCC (Excludes General Studies).
  • BTEC: DDM in a Health & Social Care related diploma.
  • Other: Access to Health & Social Care (or other related programme) with a minimum of 36 credits at Merit or Distinction.
  • GCSE requirement: Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A*- C including English Language and Mathematics, or specified equivalents. Evidence of recent study is desirable
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme: 29 points to include 16 points at Higher level

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Coventry

  • 656 - 1060 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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