Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

European Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

Master's, part-time

With the increase of the average age, the increase of people with disabilities and chronic conditions, there is a need for highly qualified occupational therapists who are better equipped to deal innovatively with complex situations in therapy and health promotion. New models of interprofessional collaboration are developed to fulfil clients' needs for high quality services geared to individual needs. This emphasis calls for a need for occupational therapists who are able to evaluate, justify and innovate their individual practice and their services.

What does the programme entail?

The European Master of Science in Occupational Therapy is a truly international experience offering new possibilities to Occupational Therapists. The postgraduate 2-year, part time, research oriented programme consists of 6 modules and is offered by a consortium of five institutions in five different countries. Each module is hosted by one of the European universities in the consortium. The programme is guided by constructive alignment through six modules. Collaborative learning approaches are used, such as Problem Based Learning, Learning Groups and an online discussion forum.

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What will you gain from this Master's?

This programme helps you to become better equipped in enhancing and delivering Occupational Therapy. Most graduates report a change in their work situation after graduation: they achieved an increase in job satisfaction, they took over more responsibility within their team or they even changed their position and moved into education, research or management.

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What are the admission requirements?

To be directly admitted to the OT-EuroMaster you need to have a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy and strong written and verbal English communications skills. If you have a qualification in Occupational Therapy which is not a Bachelor of Science degree extra admission requirements apply. If you are not an Occupational Therapists you might be able to gain admission after submitting an extensive portfolio and letter of motivation, evidencing that you achieved the requested entrance competences, but please be aware that this programme does not lead to a professional qualification and licence to practice as an Occupational Therapist.

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When and how can you apply?

You can enrol for the 2021–2022 academic year from 1 October 2020 to 1 June 2021.

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