Degree programme

Occupational Therapy

Course details

4 years
BSc in Health Sciences, Occupational Therapist
240 ECTS credits
3,590 EUR per year
Taught in English

The aim of the study programme Occupational Therapy is to educate and train specialists who would have comprehensive knowledge in occupational therapy, the basics of research, and practical skills required for the work of an occupational therapist, for the analysis of a person’s occupational performance, and for the formation of the aims and objectives of occupational therapy.


Apply for a license to practice occupational therapy

Provide occupational therapy services

Continue your education by entering master or PhD programmes

Programme structure

What you will learn each year:

Year 1

General university education subjects (Introduction to Studies, Professional Language (Latin language, Lithuanian culture), Fundamental subjects in the study field (Phylosophy, Ethics, Psychology, Anatomy, Cytology, Genetics), First aid, Speciality subjects (OT; Theory and Models of OT), PRACTICE I

Year 2

Speciality subjects (OT; OT in Elderly and Old Age), General university education subjects, Fundamental subjects in the study field (Physiology, Pathology, Biomechanics, Rehabilitation), PRACTICE II

Year 3

Speciality subjects (Activity Problems and OT for patients with Mental Disorders, Activity Disorders and OT, OT in Community), General university education subjects (Health and Medicine), PRACTICE III

Year 4

Speciality subjects (Management of Health Care System and Scientific Research in OT, Human Occupation and Environment), PRACTICE IV, V, Preparation and Defence of Bachelor’s Thesis


Clinical skills developed in the largest clinical hospital in the Baltic States

Degree and professional qualification recognized in Europe

Multicultural environment and student community: international students from 87 different countries make up over 23 % of the total student body at LSMU

Occupational Therapy programme is approved by World Federation of Occupational Therapy

Possibility to spend a semester abroad with the Erasmus+ exchange programme

Support system for student adaptation: mentoring, tutoring and psychological counselling

Problem-based learning curriculum, which allows students to solve clinical cases, conduct research, discuss and present hypothetical theories, solutions or recommendations

Small groups (up to 10 students) in clinical courses


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