It will prepare you to identify people’s strengths and limitations, environmental and social supports and barriers, and the role these play on people’s ability to participate in occupations that are meaningful to them. You will gain the expertise to develop personalised evidence-based interventions for people who live with a range of health limitations, including those caused by injury, health conditions, developmental or environmental barriers.
Starting in your first year, you will complete eight different placements totalling over 1000 hours in a range of occupational therapy areas. This invaluable practical experience, combined with learning in our state-of-the-art Occupational Therapy Learning Hub, will ensure you graduate career-ready and with confidence.
Through this course, you could find employment in areas as diverse as:
- acute, psychiatric or rehabilitation hospitals
- community health organisations
- government departments or agencies
- mental health services
- private practices
- research institutes
- primary and secondary schools
- workplace wellbeing, occupational health and safety, and rehabilitation services.
The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy is accredited by the Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand Ltd) and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, which means you will be able to practise professionally in Australia and overseas.
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- Understanding Health
- Communication and Diversity
- Foundations of Occupational Science and Therapy
- Functional Human Anatomy
- Health Behaviour
- Impact of Health Conditions On Occupational Performance
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- If you have undertaken at least one unit of higher education after secondary schooling, your selection is based on the following.
- Education: This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.
- Senior secondary prerequisite subjects: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL or equivalent.
- All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please read about other ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.
- Personal statement: Applicants who wish experience to be considered should include this information on their personal statement.
- CRICOS code: 055178G
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International38400 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 38400 AUD per year during 48 months.
National8272 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8272 AUD per year during 48 months.
- National - Commonwealth Supported Place
Living costs for Geelong
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.