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Evidence Based Occupational Therapy

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

About the course

The course aims to provide knowledge of evidence-based working methods in the rehabilitation area. Different methods for searching for literature, reviewing and evaluating evidence will be the focus of the course. The course also includes evaluating evidence within the chosen work area. The course can be included in a master's degree in Occupational Therapy, but can be read as an independent course, subject to availability. Teaching takes place in English if international students participate in the course.

Application and eligibility

Evidence Based Occupational Therapy, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


22 March 2023


4 June 2023

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings


Number of other meetings


Outline for distance course

The course is web-based with a two-day distance meeting at the beginning of the course and a one-day distance examination at the end of the course.

Required Knowledge

Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy degree of at least 180 higher education credits or an equivalent foreign degree. English and Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies. Entry requirements


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



The online application opens 15 September 2022 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 17 October 2022. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 18,550

Total fee

SEK 18,550

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