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BScOccupational Therapy

Tuition fee €1,569.00 per year
Application fee €200.00 one-time

Bank name: AB Swedbank
Bank address: Konstitucijos pr. 20A, LT-03502 Vilnius, Lithuania
Swift code (for international payments): BIC HABALT22
IBAN number: LT617300010129229730
Bank account holder (beneficiary): KlaipėdaUniversity, Herkaus Manto str. 84, LT-92294 Klaipėda, Lithuania
Company code: 211951150

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Bachelor in Occupational Therapy

Ergotherapy is a very appreciated specialty abroad, boasting the highest job satisfaction and wage rates, and it is becoming increasingly popular in Lithuania.

The studies at Klaipėda University last 3,5 years; great attention is paid to the training of practical skills. Classes and practices take place in special schools and rehabilitation centres and hospitals. Students are trained through a problem-based teaching method, i.e. they are encouraged not to repeat information, but to develop the skills of clinical analysis and creative thinking. They are offered great international opportunities: student can choose an international elective and to study together with students from Belgium, England, or Denmark. Under the Erasmus + programme, they can study in PXL University College in Belgium or Coventry University in the United Kingdom. Each year, students of ergotherapy present their research papers in an international student conference in Rīga Stradiņš University.

Programme structure

Basics of Occupational Therapy: Theories and Models, Anathomy, Physiology, Pathology; Biomechanics and Dynamic Anatomy; Module I. Basics of Rehabilitation; Module II. Occupational Therapy for Physically Disabled; Innovative Technologies in Occupational Therapy; Module V. Problems in Occupation and Occupational Therapy in Different Age Groups; Module VI. Psychosocial Occupational Therapy; Creative Methods in Occupational Therapy.

Career opportunities

Ergotherapists work in health care institutions: rehabilitation hospitals, rehabilitation centres, sanatoria, centres for early children’s rehabilitation, special education institutions, care institutions, centres for professional rehabilitation, and day care centres for the disabled. They can be especially helpful when working with children with the autism spectrum or other developmental disorders; they often work in private practice.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application start
Feb 1, 2019
Application deadline
Jun 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States