The Department of Occupational Therapy offers a unique opportunity for pre-registration studies in a University Hospital setting, within a School which offers degree courses in Physiotherapy, Radiography, Operating Department Practitioners and Medical Illustration, together with other health professional courses including Nursing and Midwifery. The department offers a variety of routes into occupational therapy, and these include a three year BSc (Hons) full-time programme, a four year BSc (Hons) part-time programme (in partnership with North East Wales Institute, Wrexham) and a two-year postgraduate diploma programme (in partnership with Bangor University). A research led learning and teaching environment is inherent within the department.
We are able to offer individual support for personal and academic progress from tutors with wide practice experience and expertise.
The department is the principal centre for occupational therapy education, continued professional development and research in Wales. It is an accredited institution with the professional body the College of Occupational Therapists, and these links allow students to practice worldwide.
The department offers the opportunity for students to complete all assignments and examinations through the medium of Welsh.
In partnership with educators in practice, the department offers practice education opportunities throughout Wales and beyond in areas such as:
- The National Health Service
- Local Authority Social Services
- Private practice
- Voluntary sector
- Variety of role emerging opportunities