Welcome to the Occupational Therapy section of the Practice-Based Learning Support Web Site.

Queen Margaret University offers 2 pre-registration occupational therapy programmes requiring practice-based placements. These are:-

•BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy and

•MSc Occupational Therapy (pre-registration)

Supporting the practice learning element of both of these programmes is the following Practice-based Learning Team:

Julie Caulfield – Lecturer, Module Co-ordinator for MSc Occupational Therapy (pre registration) practice placements
Joanna Beveridge – Lecturer, Module Co-ordinator for BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy (pre registration) practice placements   
Pamela Knox – Placement Administrator, School of Health Sciences.  Pamela is responsible for the administration of all placement modules
How to Contact Us:   
All enquiries should be directed in the first instance to Pamela Knox via OT Placement

  • General Web Resources
  • Shared Documents
  • BSc (Hons)
  • MSc (Pre-Reg)

In April 2016 both the BSc (Hons) and MSc (pre-reg) in Occupational Therapy programmes were revalidated for five years.  Please click on the link below to watch a short film which outlines the main changes following revalidation which impact on placements.

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B98DAC-hFpC1azRHSFBhek05eE0& ​ usp=sharing


The web links below are from the UK and other countries and are provided here as a resource for everybody involved with the world of Occupational Therapy:

This section contains information that is common to both the BSc (Hons) and MSc (pre-reg) Occupational Therapy programmes at Queen Margaret University. 

All of the documents can be printed out using File/Print. In the case of Word forms, these are designed to be saved to your local file space using File/Save as and then completed on-screen before saving again. If required, they can then be printed out for signatures etc.


For All 

Practice Education Calendar 2019-2020 (xls)

Practice Education Handbook 2019-2020 (pdf)

Learning Agreement Handbook (pdf)

Learning Agreement Form (docx)

Guidance: completion of assessment report forms (pdf)

Guidance: supporting failing students on placement (pdf)

Guidance: discontinuation of practice placement (pdf)

Guidance: health issues (pdf)

Guidance: unprofessional behaviour / suitability (pdf)

Guidance: appropriate use of social media (pdf)

Guidance: student identity and attendance monitoring (pdf)

Guidance: service user feedback (pdf)


Learning Outcomes for placements (pdf)






Primarily For Students

Case Study Guide (pdf)

Practice Education Portfolio Handbook (pdf)

Reflective Diary Handbook (pdf)

Practice Education Supervision Record (pdf)

Student Evaluation of Placement Form (Word)

Student Résumé Preparation Tool (Word)

The documents below can be printed out using File/Print.


Undergraduate Assessment Report Forms (Word)





The documents below can be printed out using File/Print.


Postgraduate Assessment Report Forms (Word)