Health (therapy, cooperative)dual system, including practical semester, part time, full time

  • Bachelor of Arts


  • 8 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Bielefeld


  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Vocational Pedagogy
  • Health Management
  • Nursing Science
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Guidance

Vocational Education, Consulting and Management, Reflective Practitioner/Applied Research


In the cooperative Bachelor’s degree course in “Health (Therapy, cooperative)” the degree course is combined with training as an occupational therapist, speech therapist or physiotherapist in one of the two cooperating training institutions. Parallel to and building on your education and training as an occupational therapist, speech therapist or physiotherapist, you will receive a first academic degree with the cooperative Bachelor of Health (Therapy, cooperative). During your degree course, you will learn to critically and constructively reflect on your professional actions against the background of relevant concepts, models and theories and thus professionalise your professional actions. From the second year of training, you will complete your first modules at Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences as a part-time student parallel to your training. The modules are offered in a blended learning format. After graduation, you will enter the fifth semester as a full-time student. From the seventh semester onwards, you choose one of the main areas of study.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

The prerequisite for admission to the course is a training place as an occupational therapist, speech therapist or physiotherapist in one of the two cooperating training centres as well as a letter of recommendation from the training centre. Additionally, subject-specific or general higher education entrance qualification or previous education recognised as equivalent. Further information on the website for the degree course.

Lecture period
  • 01.04.2024 - 26.07.2024
  • 23.09.2024 - 07.02.2025

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2024/2025)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants


  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students


Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service