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Occupational Therapy PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 9 Occupational Therapy PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

A PhD in Occupational Therapy within the field of Nursing & Health is an exciting opportunity to advance your knowledge and expertise in this specialized area of healthcare.

What's it like to study a PhD in Occupational Therapy?

Studying a PhD in Occupational Therapy allows you to delve deep into the research and theory behind this vital healthcare profession. You will have the chance to explore innovative approaches to occupational therapy practice, contribute to the development of evidence-based interventions, and make a lasting impact on the lives of individuals and communities.

During your PhD journey, you will work closely with experienced researchers and faculty members who will guide and support you in your research endeavors. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other healthcare professionals, engage in interdisciplinary research, and contribute to the advancement of occupational therapy as a whole.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Occupational Therapy

To pursue a PhD in Occupational Therapy, you will typically need a Master's degree in Occupational Therapy or a related field. Some universities may also consider applicants with a Bachelor's degree and relevant research experience. Additionally, you will need to demonstrate a strong research background and a clear research proposal outlining your intended area of study.

PhD in Occupational Therapy funding options

Funding for PhDs in Occupational Therapy may be available from various sources, including governments, universities and charities, business or industry. See our full guides to PhD funding for more information.

PhD in Occupational Therapy careers

A PhD in Occupational Therapy opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Many graduates go on to become researchers, educators, or leaders in the field of occupational therapy. With your advanced knowledge and research skills, you can contribute to the development of evidence-based practice, shape healthcare policies, and improve the quality of care provided to individuals with occupational challenges.

You may choose to work in academia, teaching and mentoring future occupational therapists, while also conducting research to advance the field. Alternatively, you could work in research institutions, healthcare organizations, or government agencies, where you can contribute to the development and implementation of innovative occupational therapy interventions.

Overall, a PhD in Occupational Therapy equips you with the skills and expertise to make a significant impact in the field of healthcare. It is a rewarding and fulfilling journey that allows you to contribute to the well-being and quality of life of individuals and communities, while also advancing the knowledge and practice of occupational therapy.

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PhD Studentship in the Health Economics Group: Investigating approaches to the estimation of lifetime progression-free and post-progression mortality rates in cancer patients

Award summary . Funding will cover tuition fees at the Home (UK) rate only, a Research Training and Support Grant (£5,000 p.a.) and an annual stipend aligned to the UKRI rate (£19,237 for 24/25.) Successful international candidates will be required to fund the difference between home and international fees. . Read more
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Evaluating Regional Specific Training Stimulus (RSTS) for people with COPD attending pulmonary rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation has many benefits for people with COPD including reduced breathlessness and improved quality of life. However, uptake is low and drop-out is high meaning many people do not benefit. Read more

Evaluating patient benefit of a novel assistive device

Over recent years, the Centre for Human Movement and Rehabilitation (CHMR) has received extensive investment allowing us to develop world-class research facilities for PhD study. Read more

Improving access to work for people with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases

Over recent years, the Centre for Human Movement and Rehabilitation (CHMR) has received extensive investment allowing us to develop world-class research facilities for PhD study. Read more
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