CAO Code LY836
  Letterkenny Campus

Higher Certificate

Health Science with Occupational Therapy Studies

2 years  /    Level 6  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

Health Science with Occupational Therapy Studies is the study of the human body with particular focus on Anatomy and Physiology and provides a foundation to Occupational Therapy studies. Through a unique progression opportunity, this programme allows students to progress to complete a BSc Honours in Occupational Therapy at Coventry University.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Human Biology Mandatory 10 6
People Centered Communication Skills Mandatory 10 5
Introduction to Occupational Therapy Mandatory 10 7
2 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology Mandatory 10 6
Introduction to Human Health & Disease Mandatory 5 3
Psychological Well-Being & Health Promotion Mandatory 10 5
Civic & Social Engagement Mandatory 5 1
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 The Human, Mind and Occupation 1 Mandatory 5 4
Occupational Therapists: Doing, Being, Becoming & Belonging Mandatory 10 6
Foundations of Evidence Informed Practice Mandatory 10 4
4 The Human, Mind and Occupation 2 Mandatory 5 5
Health and Wellbeing in the Community Mandatory 10 4
Delivering Theory Based Occupational Therapy Mandatory 10 7
Occupational Therapy Practice Placement Elective 10 40

Professional Recognition

Graduates of the HC in Health Science with Occupational Therapy Studies in LYIT are not qualified as Occupational Therapists and are not eligible to register with CORU

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Further studies in Coventry University

Further Information

Contact
Dr Joanne Gallagher
Head of Department

Email: Joanne.Gallagher@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6302

School and Department
Department of Science
School of Science