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Occupational Therapy

About the programme

The Occupational therapy programme at Sahlgrenska Academy is a three-year Bachelor programme corresponding to 180 higher education credits. The programme has got admission once a year with an intake of approximately 45 students in each intake (autumn semester).

The full programme is offered in Swedish and English courses/clinical placements are only offered to partner university students.

Courses for Occupational therapy students

International partner students can choose/combine courses below depending on length and needs from partner university.

  • Clinical rotation in Occupational therapy
  • Degree project in Occupational therapy, 15 credits (10 weeks)
  • Swedish course (only certificate, no academic credits)

In addition an interprofessional evening course is offered in spring during the period January -June:

OM3203, Multicultural encounters and intercultural communication in health care, 7,5 hec

Nordic students with Swedish language skills are welcome to take part in other courses offered in Swedish.

Academic year 2019-2020

Autumn semester 2019: 2 September – 19 January, 2020
Spring semester 2020: 20 January – 7 June, 2020

Our partners

Partnerships and agreements are quality-assured with academic and administrative staff to ensure the collaboration will work both ways. Find our student exchange agreements here.

Requests from freemovers

Unfortunately, we have no possibility accepting freemover* applicants to courses and clinical placements.

*A freemover is an international student who applies to a university abroad on his/her own, without beeing part of an exchange programme.

International Coordinator

Contact Rebecca Törnqvist

Academic Coordinator

Contact Susanne Gustafsson

Programme overview

Occupational therapy curriculum

Occupational therapy program information sheet

Page Manager: Rebecca Törnqvist|Last update: 7/10/2019

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