Recreation Therapy Courses Abroad
If you want to study Recreation Therapy, then studying abroad is the right choice! With a qualification in Recreation Therapy you can deepen your understanding of the subject and open the doors to a fulfilling career. You have many options to consider, from which country to study in (UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, and New Zealand) to what type of university would best suit you.
We have over 6 institutions to choose from offering 9 undergraduate courses, 2 postgraduate courses, and Doctorates, all in Recreation Therapy.
The typical fees for studying Recreation Therapy range from £3,413 up to £12,190. You may also qualify for a scholarship to help with the funding. These can cover expenses such as tuition fees as well as living costs. You need to ensure you have the right background to apply for Recreation Therapy and carefully consider the university’s requirements to study there.
You will likely need an English language qualification, such as IELTS or TOEFL.
Top 6 Recreation Therapy universities abroad
- Lincoln University
- Niagara College
- Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
- Arizona State University
- University of Utah
- Western Washington University
Recreation Therapy fees abroad
Tuition fees are an essential requirement you must pay if you want to study Recreation Therapy. These fees can vary dramatically depending on the country and university you choose to study as well as your level of study.
To give a rough idea, we have outlined the minimum and maximum fees you will be expected to pay.
To find out the exact tuition fees you will be required to pay, please refer to your chosen university for Recreation Therapy.
There are also scholarships available to help you cover costs if you meet the requirements.
The minimum fees for Recreation Therapy are £3,413.
The maximum fees for Recreation Therapy are £12,190.
Student visa cost for studying Recreation Therapy abroad
To study Recreation Therapy abroad you will need a student visa. The visa will vary in cost depending on where you want to study.
|UK student visa||GBP £363|
|USA student visa||USD $510. This is for the F1 student visa and includes USD $350 SEVIS fee and USD $160 application fee.|
|Canada student visa||CAD $235. This includes the application fee of CAD $150 and the biometrics fee of CAD $85.|
|New Zealand student visa||NZ $530. This figure will vary depending on where you’re applying from.|
|Ireland student visa||EUR €60|
Studying Recreation Therapy abroad eligibility criteria
To study Recreation Therapy abroad, you need a set list of documents. The exact requirements differ depending on which country you want to study in. However, in general, you are expected to have the following:
- Academic transcripts
- Application form
- Letter of recommendation
- English language proficiency test scores
- Statement of purpose
- Admissions test results
For any test results, the minimum score you need will depend on the university you are applying to.
Post-study work permit after completing Recreation Therapy qualification
Once you have completed your qualification in Recreation Therapy, you will be entitled to apply for a post-study work permit. This permit will allow you to stay behind in the country you studied in in order to find work. The table below outlines how long you can stay in each country.
Each country has different rules regarding applying and when, so make sure you read up on what you need to do so you don’t miss out.
|Country||Name of post-study work visa||Length of time to stay in country|
|UK||Graduate visa||2 years|
|USA||Post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT)||1 year|
|Canada||Post-graduation work permit (PGWP)||3 years|
|New Zealand||Post-study work visa||3 years|
|Ireland||Third level graduate programme||2 years|
Top Recreation Therapy Courses
- Graduate Certificate in Recreation ManagementLincoln UniversityNZ$14,850
- New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-sector) (Level 5)Toi Ohomai Institute of TechnologyNZ$19,950
- New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-sector) (Level 6)Toi Ohomai Institute of TechnologyNZ$19,950
- Diploma Recreation TherapyNiagara CollegeCA$17,008.9
- Graduate Diploma in Recreation ManagementLincoln UniversityNZ$29,700
- Bachelor of Sport and Recreation ManagementLincoln UniversityNZ$29,700
- Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Management with HonoursLincoln UniversityNZ$29,700
- Diploma Recreation Therapy - Fast-TrackNiagara CollegeCA$24,852.85
- RecreationWestern Washington University$24,120
- BS Recreation TherapyArizona State University$31,449
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