preparation should be completed if you have been invited to interview for
the BSc (Hons)
Occupational Therapy, MOccTh (Hons) Occupational Therapy and MSc Occupational
Therapy (Pre-Registration) programmes.
It is mandatory to complete the 3 Health Declaration forms prior to your interview.
- For all interviews we advise
you to think about the reasons why you want to study the course you have
applied for, and why you are interested in 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 course page, 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.
Health and Care Professions Council
College of Occupational Therapists
Failure to do so may affect the process of your application. Please complete these forms in full and prior to your chosen interview date and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
For your online interview please ensure you have
- A form of photo identification
such as your passport or driving license. We will not be able to complete
your interview without this.
- Pen and paper should you
wish to make notes
Our interviewing tutor will send
you a link to your zoom meeting by emailing you. Where possible our tutors will
contact you 24 hours before your interview.
offer either morning or afternoon interview sessions. Our morning sessions will
run from 09:00am until 12:45pm, with our afternoon sessions commencing at 13:15
and finishing at 17:00. All sessions will include: welcome and introduction, 45
minute individual interview, a group task, presentation and informal Q and A at
the end of the session.
will be sent an interview schedule and Zoom link directly from email@example.com
at least 24 hours ahead of the interview session.
You can access Zoom via your web
browser. However, if you would prefer to install the programme ahead of your
interview, you can do so by visiting the Zoom website.
If you have not used Zoom before,
please visit their Help Centre FAQs to familiarise
yourself with the software.
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.
do I book my interview?
Upon 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.
If you have not received this email, please be sure to check your junk or clutter folders.
if I need to reschedule my interview after I have booked onto one?
You 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 contact our Course Enquiries and Interviews
Team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling +44 1752 585858.
if I have applied for more than one programme?
If you have applied for more than the programme listed, you will require an additional interview for the other course, to establish if you are suitable for that programme.
happens after my interview?
If you are successful
at interview, your offer will be conditional on meeting the academic
requirements for the course, satisfactory occupational health and DBS checks. For further
information, please visit the Health and Care Professions Council’s