Choosing an OT programme
Choose a programme that suits your style of learning
All OT programmes have their own distinctive characteristics and all the programmes featured on this site in the
Careers Handbook has been accredited by the College.
That means they have met a set of rigorous standards. However, the courses may deliver or structure learning differently. Some might teach via lectures and focus on subjects such as anatomy and physiology. Other courses might take a problem-based learning approach and use more group work.
Be sure to get the benefits of the College connection
College accredited programmes are recognised by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists which means that graduates’ qualifications are recognised in around 60 countries worldwide.
As with many health care programmes, where you study does not impact on your future employability. How you maximise your studies, and capitalise on opportunities during your course, will have a far greater impact on your future job prospects.