UWC Occupational Therapy



UWC Occupational Therapy, the Department of Occupational Therapy is a leading academic entity in the provision of competent, reflective practitioners for comprehensive health care. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in occupational therapy, with a community-based approach to education and research. The Department has an ​active community engagement and outreach programme in the Western Cape.



                            CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Occupational therapists provide a wide range of services in diverse contexts.  Examples of these are hospitals, clients’ homes, schools, places of work, communities, vocational rehabilitation centres, insurance companies and private practices.​​



COURSES OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT

UNDER-GRADUATE

BSc. Occupational Therapy

Admission Requirements



A National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 4 (Adequate achievement, 50-59%) (33 UWC points and higher) or better in four subjects.



Compulsory subjects:

 English at level 4

 Another language at level 3

 Maths at level 3 or Maths Literacy at level 5

 Life Sciences at level 4

POST-GRADUATE

Msc. Occupational Therapy

Admission RequirementsA four year Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy, or equivalent as approved by Senate. A minimum of three years’ work experience as an Occupational Therapist (at the discretion of the department) is recommended.

CONTACT US

Postal Address

University of the Western Cape

Department of Occupational Therapy

Private Bag x17

Bellville

7535

South Africa

 Department of Occupational Therapy


Name:    Sandy Van Eeden

Tel:        +27 21 959 3151

E-mail:   slhaupt@uwc.ac.za



Fax:       +27 21 959 9359