Occupational Therapy | Bachelor's degree | Health & Well-Being | On Campus | 3 years | Brunel University London | United Kingdom
As occupational therapists we believe that an individual's performance is integral to their health and quality of life. Viewing people as individuals within their own environment and context is central to occupational health Philosophy. Health and social care has become one of the most hotly debated issues of our time. Whether you look at it from a biological, Psychological, sociological, philosophical, political, environmental or cultural perspective, these aspects affect us as individuals and as members of families, communities and society as a whole. Brunel has an international reputation for progressive and innovative research in many areas of health and social care. Our research feeds into our courses, so you can be sure that what you are learning is up to date.Our purpose-built rooms mirror the clinical environment and include a specialist kitchen, arts room and gym. In our 'Keep Living Suite' you'll learn about the use of equipment and adaptable living environments.We have close connections with our colleagues in the NHS, social services and voluntary organisations around London. This means you'll benefit from excellent research and practice placements. Our students work in a wide range of occupational therapy settings, ranging from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital to Ealing Council Social CareOur Occupational Therapy course integrates theory with practice. You'll study the management of therapeutic activity groups and learn interviewing and communication skills. You'll also develop skills in creative, vocational and recreational activities and consider the use of these skills in treatment. You'll gain a thorough understanding of the subject and learn to apply your skills as you develop them, with work experience built in to the programme. The course includes 28 weeks of practice placements in a wide range of occupational therapy settings. They include top London teaching hospitals and social and community services. The department's international links mean that
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