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Bachelor Ergotherapie (B.Sc.)

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

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Language: German

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YOUR HOLISTIC PLAN? WORKS OUT. STUDY OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY.

Would you like to expand your occupational therapy expertise and specialise clinically? Do you want to help people with mental and physical illnesses to participate in social life through individual and meaningful activities? In the Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Occupational Therapy at the IU University, you will learn how to implement relevant therapeutic approaches and reflect on them in a highly scientific way. As a trained occupational therapist, you know how to apply your interdisciplinary skills in the most diverse areas of work. Depending on your chosen specialisation, you will get assigned a variety of therapeutic, organizational and strategic tasks in hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, or in outpatient therapy centers, and care facilities.

The IU study programme Occupational Therapy enables you to apply your own therapeutic actions in numerous fields of work as a "Reflected Practitioner". You will be taught scientific methods as well as their critical evaluation and practical application. You will learn more about the general conditions of the health market, health economics, and quality management in the health care system. Moreover, you will deal with qualitative and quantitative research and learn about neuro- and pathophysiology. Based on your chosen specialisation, you will deepen your knowledge in the areas of didactics, management, clinical specialisation or prevention and health promotion.

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SALARY INCREASE up to 20%
By studying at IU International University, you can expect up to 20% more salary in your future career.
MORE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE
The job market is constantly changing - studying with us gives you the perfect preparation for the business world.
OPTIMAL PROMOTION AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
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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.

Occupational therapist

As an occupational therapist with a university degree, you can apply 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 companies. Depending on the specialisation you choose, this degree programme also qualifies you for jobs in counselling and teaching, in the field of health promotion and disease prevention, managing your own practice or in psychiatry and psychosomatics.

HEAD OF AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE

As the head of an occupational therapy practice, you ensure that patients receive proper and qualified treatment. You can work as the manager of your own occupational therapy practice or in the occupational therapy practice of another practice owner. In addition to therapeutic care, you will also take on organisational, strategic and personnel management tasks.

DISEASE PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION CONSULTANT

As a disease prevention and health promotion consultant, you work, for example, in day-care centres for children or in workplace health promotion. You advise companies or public institutions on how to establish preventive measures that can prevent diseases or create general conditions for maintaining health.

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