Occupational Therapy

When you graduate from our BSc Occupational TherapyMSc Occupational Therapy or BSc Occupational Apprenticeship programme at UEA, you will have developed the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become a caring and competent health care professional.

You will have graduated from one of the best schools of health in the UK, and be ready to embark upon an exciting career.​

Following your graduation, you will need to register with your professional body, the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). You could also join the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT). Once HCPC registered, you will be eligible to work as an occupational therapist in the UK and overseas, although to work in some countries, such as the USA and Canada you may have to sit a further exam.​

Occupational therapists are in high demand across the UK, so employment opportunities following graduation are very good.​

Course information

Are you working towards or have you already completed A levels (or equivalent)? Perhaps consider exploring the BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy route.

BSc Occupational Therapy


In addition to A Levels (or equivalent), are you working towards or have already completed by a Bachelors degree? Perhaps consider exploring the MSc (Pre-Registration) Occupational Therapy route.

MSc Occupational Therapy


Are you employed by an apprentice levy paying organisation within a role of relevance to the Occupational Therapy profession? Perhaps consider exploring Occupational Therapy Degree Apprenticeship route.

BSc Occupational Apprenticeship