Bachelor Ergotherapie (B.Sc.)

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Occupational therapy focuses on the integration of people with mental and physical disorders through individual and meaningful exercise. 

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YOUR HOLISTIC PLAN? WORKS OUT. STUDY OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY.

Are you someone who likes to put ideas into practice and look at people's problems holistically? Then deepen your already acquired Occupational therapy knowledge with a Bachelor in Occupational therapy at the IU International University of Applied Sciences of Applied Sciences (IU).  In this way, you can scientifically substantiate your therapeutic activities and carry out managerial and research activities. After completing your degree in Occupational therapy, you will bring your scientific expertise into various therapeutic settings. 

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Career

YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. FUTURE-ORIENTED.

Your studies in Occupational Therapy are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills.

Choose how you want to study Occupational therapy at the IU

You can study Occupational therapy in a completely flexible way via distance learning. Here you can find out how your studies at the IU are organised and the advantages of the distance learning study model. 

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You study completely on your own terms – whenever, wherever and however you want! Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

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Degree
Bachelor of Science
State-recognised & award-winning*
German
Admission requirements
With and without Abitur (A-Levels)
No NC (admissions restrictions) or waiting semester
Advantages of the study format
Flexible learning on the online campus - whenever and wherever you want
Innovative study app IU Learn and online campus
Possibility to study alongside your job thanks to 100% online teaching
Personal support from study advisors, teachers, study coaches and career coaches
Take your online exams 24/7 from the comfort of your own home
Campus
Virtual campus – 100 % online
Time model
Start your studies at any time
Full time – 18 months
Part time I – 24 months
Part time II – 36 months
Study online

* Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree programme.

Why you should study Occupational therapy  

As an academic, you have very high chances of working in better-paid positions, you are more secure and you are more flexible in planning your career. A degree provides you with skills that will prepare you for a successful career and give you better career opportunities. Sometimes, only a degree course can lead to a certain profession and it provides you with technical skills that are useful for your future profession. Apart from that, people with a degree are less affected by unemployment. 

 
This is how your Occupational therapy studies at the IU look like 

With your occupational therapy skills deepened to a scientific level, you can analyse the abilities of your patients even better and support them individually. So that they gain more quality in life and more independence. Depending on your chosen focus, a variety of therapeutic, organisational and strategic tasks will later await you. Whether it is in hospitals and rehabilitation clinics or in outpatient therapy centres and care facilities. Contents of your Occupational therapy studies include Neuro- and Pathophysiology in the therapy, Health Economics or evidence-based practice

 

Outlook for the future: What will you do after your studies? 

Ergotherapists are specialists who are in great demand. Demand is also high in the fields of research and Health Management as an occupational therapist with a university degree, you will contribute your scientific expertise in various therapeutic settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, outpatient therapy centres or occupational therapy practices, care facilities for children and adults or businesses. Depending on your chosen specialisation, the degree also qualifies you for work in counselling and teaching, in the field of health promotion and prevention, managing your own medical practice or in the fields of psychiatry and psychosomatics. 

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We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

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