The following preparation should be
completed if you have been invited to interview for the BSc (Hons) Occupational
Therapy and MSc Occupational
- For all interviews we advise you to think about the reasons why you
want to study the course you have applied for or your chosen career path.
- We advise you to consider the NHS constitution and your personal
commitment to these values. Additional information can be found on the NHS website.
- Take a detailed look at the University of Plymouth’s website, as
well as the professional and regulatory body websites for occupational
therapists, which will provide you with details and links for preparing your
application and how to succeed in your interview.
On the day of your interview
Please bring the following with you:
- Some form of photo identification with you, such as a
passport or driving license. You will not be able to complete your
interview without this.
at our North Campus
Your session will begin at 9.00
(AM session) or 13.00 (PM session). Please arrive promptly 15 minutes before
your session is due to start. You will be sent a confirmation email with your
chosen time and date once you book on to your preferred interview slot. The
schedule outline is as follows:
introduction and outline of the day
minute group activity based on promoting health and well-being in a
community. Each applicant must contribute to the group discussion.
minute face-to-face interview with staff from your chosen profession.
finish time will be either 13:00 (AM session) or 17:00 (PM session).
Things to note
Your interview will be held at our North Campus
at our purpose built Peninsula Allied Health Centre, home to the School of
For more information about our North
Campus and how to get there please visit our website, or alternatively download our detailed map and
parking is available on site. Parking charges do not apply on a Saturday.
After your interview
If you are successful at interview
and are made a conditional offer, as part of your offer you will need to
complete a DBS and Occupational Health check. If you do not pass these checks
satisfactorily, you will not be able to start a course with us. For more
information on how to complete these checks, please visit our Health and Human
Sciences- additional checks page.
If you are offered a place with us you
will be invited to one of our Applicant Days to give you the opportunity to learn more about the university.
do I book my interview?
successful submission of your application, you will be sent an email with a
unique link to our online booking system. You can use our online system to
select an interview date that best suits your availability.
you have not received this email, please be sure to check your junk or clutter
if I need to reschedule my interview after I have booked onto one?
can change, move or reschedule your interview at any stage using the online
booking system. If you are unable to attend any of the dates shown, then please
do email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 1752 585858.
if I have applied for more than one programme?
you have applied for more than programme listed, you will require an additional
interview for the other course, to establish if you are suitable for that
happens after my interview?
you are successful at interview, your offer will be conditional on meeting the
academic requirements for the course, satisfactory health and DBS checks. For
further information, please visit the Health and Care
Professions Council’s website.