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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

3 years

Start date

JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Occupational Therapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Develop a solid knowledge of sensory integration
  • Understand the experience of sensory processing and integration difficulties, exploring how services can effectively support people.
  • Advance your understanding of current Ayres Sensory Integration® practice, it’s application and evidence base
  • Gain the confidence to practice as an advanced sensory integration practitioner

This course is available to Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech and Language Therapists who have completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Sensory Integration.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

You learn through

  • Online presentations and lectures
  • Module e-Mentor facilitated forum discussions
  • Quizzes and practical activities
  • Independent study tasks
  • Online activities
  • Clinical hours and reflection

You will have your own Module e-Mentor who will support your individual learning needs, plus an online study group offering peer learning support. All modules ensure that the perspective of the person and their family (the service user) is at the heart of the learning.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • Healthcare
  • Social care
  • Education
  • Third sector organisations
  • Private practice .

Modules

Sensory Integration 2: Clinical Reasoning In Sensory Integration: Assessment (20 Credits) - Core
Sensory Integration 3: Clinical Reasoning And Practice In Sensory Integration: Intervention (40 Credits) - Core
Sensory Integration 1: Foundations And Neuroscience (30 Credits) - Core
Sensory Integration 4: Advanced Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Sensory Integration 3: Clinical Reasoning And Practice In Sensory Integration: Intervention (40 Credits) - Core
Sensory Integration 4: Advanced Practice (30 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

3,599

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

3,599

Entry requirements

Normally, applicants will hold a first degree or professional qualification in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or Speech and Language Therapy which is recognised in the UK. Equivalent, international academic and/or professional qualifications will be accepted. Applicants are usually required to provide at least one reference evidencing your capability for postgraduate study.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University, students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a...more

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