Suggested Reading List
will be provided with appropriate reading lists as you are introduced to each
module, and you will have access to a range of resources through the university
library once you register as a Plymouth student.
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.
you prefer to have your own hard copy of text books 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.
are a few key text books:
Occupational Therapy and Physical Dysfunction: Enabling Occupation Michael
Curtin, Matthew Molineux, 19 October 2009, 6th edition.
Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy Edward A. S. Duncan 16 August
2012, 5th edition.
Willard and Spackman’s Occupational Therapy Barbara A. Boyt Schell, 2014, 12th
Creek’s Occupational Therapy and Mental Health, Bryant W, Fieldhouse and
Bannigan K, 5th edition.
addition you will have access to an electronic version of our primary guide to
Cite Them Right: The Essential Referencing Guide (Palgrave Study Skills),
Richard Pears and Graham Shields, 23 April 2013.
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
Occupational Therapy and Life Course Development, R Wright and L Sugarman,
Using Occupational Therapy Theory in Practice, G Boniface, & A Seymour,
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
Health and Care Professions Council
Department of Health