University of The Free State Occupational Therapy Department

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University of The Free State Occupational Therapy Department

University of The Free State Occupational Therapy Department, The Department of Occupational Therapy strives to be recognised nationally and internationally for:

  • The knowledge, skills and values with which graduates deliver high quality services;
  • The standard, appropriateness and accessibility of training, research, occupational therapy services and community service; and
  • The willingness to apply self-assessment on a regular basis in a transparent manner.

Mission statement

Our mission is scientific practice in the design, creation, integration, application and training of knowledge, skills and values within the framework of Occupational Therapy.

General Information

The general regulations of the university, revised where necessary, are applicable to this faculty. Refer to the university’s policy documents.  It is the sole responsibility of the student to familiarise him/herself with the general/faculty regulations. A number of regulations apply to the various degrees and options.

Three sets of regulations are applicable:

A.  General Regulations of the University

These are applicable to all faculties and consequently also to the qualifications and programmes of this school. Unless otherwise specified, the general regulation regarding Baccalaureus degrees applies to the degrees set forth below.

The general regulations are available in Part I of the University Yearbook, available at the UFS-SASOL Library and deal with important issues such as the following:

  • Admission to the university, degree and diploma studies, and occasional study (separate courses).
  • Registration as a student, course adjustments, simultaneous registration, course compilation, duration of study, prerequisites, acknowledgement of courses passed at another institution.
  • Degrees with honours, re-admission and preventing students from continuing, re-assessment, special assessment, examination hall rules, misreading of examination timetable, results and mark sheets.
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The assessment and other regulations applicable to you are summarised in the regulations below.

B. Faculty Regulations

These are specifically applicable to degrees and programmes offered in the different schools.

C. Regulations regarding the profession


For all information about our selection criteria, visit our Undergraduate Admission pa

Department Occupational Therapy (G44)
PO Box 339
Bloemfontein, 9300, SA

Secretary: Mrs Cecile Henderson
T: +27 51 401 2829/30
F: +27 51 401 3288

Mrs A Swanepoel
Program Coordinator
Prospective student information
T: +27 51 401 3078