Programme: MOccTher

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Code Faculty Department
10258002 Faculty of Health Sciences Department: Occupational Therapy
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09

Admission requirements

  1. Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent) degree
  2. Registration as an occupational therapist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
  3. At least one year of clinical experience in the proposed field of study (community service year excluded).

Additional requirements

Also consult the General Academic Regulations G30-G41.

Note:  Students must register for, and attend (TNM 802) Applied research methodology 802 satisfactorily.


Examinations and pass requirements

The minimum pass mark for the dissertation is 50%.

Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction on a student who has obtained at least 75% for the dissertation . (TNM 802) Applied research methodology 800 and (OTX 800) Occupational therapy 800 must have been attended satisfactorily.

Minimum credits: 180

Core modules

Minimum credits: 180

Core modules

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