You will be provided with appropriate reading lists as you are introduced to each module, and you will have access to core e-books once you register as a Plymouth student. In addition student membership of the British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT) provides access to a large number of e-books and resources - you will be given information about membership during welcome week.
If you prefer hard copy text books to ‘e’ copies then you may want to purchase some core texts –however you are advised to wait until you can review these books online and decide if you want to purchase your own hard copy.
The books you will have your own e copy of are ………
title author Edition/publication date
Occupational Therapy and Physical Dysfunction: Enabling Occupation Michael Curtin , Matthew Molineux 19 Oct 2009
Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy Edward A. S. Duncan 16 Aug 2012
Willard and Spackman’s Occupational Therapy Barbara A. Boyt Schell 2014 12th edition
Creek’s Occupational Therapy and Mental Health Bryant W, Fieldhouse and Bannigan K 5th Edition
In addition you will have access to an electronic version of our primary guide to academic referencing.
Cite Them Right: The Essential Referencing Guide (Palgrave Study Skills)
Richard Pears and Graham Shields 23 Apr 2013
BAOT access offers texts too numerous to list here (over 80 text books) but a few key ones that you will have access to are:
Occupational Science G Whiteford and C Hocking 2011
The Occupational Therapy Handbook: Practice Education R Treseder and T Polglase 2012
Occupational Therapy and Life Course Development R Wright and
L Sugarman 2009
Using Occupational Therapy Theory in Practice G Boniface, & A Seymour, 2011
Because of the large selection of e-texts that you will have free access to – we do not recommend purchasing books before you enrol – however you will find it helpful to explore the information on the following websites which all contain a large amount of helpful pre-enrolment reading:
• British Association of Occupational Therapists and College of Occupational Therapists: www.cot.co.uk
• Health and Care Professions Council: www.hcpc-uk.org
• Department of Health: www.dh.gov.uk