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Occupational Therapy, BHSc

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) North Shore, New Zealand
The Occupational Therapy programme of Auckland University of Technology helps students develop the skills to become an occupational therapist, and promote the health and wellbeing of individuals, groups and communities.
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Overview

The Occupational Therapy programme of Auckland University of Technology prepares students to help people participate in everyday activities including learning, communication, interpersonal interaction and relationships, mobility, self-care, domestic life, and social life. Occupational therapists can also modify people’s environment – or the activity itself – to help them participate in the activity. The occupational therapy degree is intensive and involves learning in an interprofessional environment, in the classroom and in clinical practice settings.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: National deadlines:
    • First semester: 2 December
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Lifespan Development and Communication
  • Knowledge, Enquiry and Communication
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Health and Environment
  • Experiencing Occupation
  • Occupational Therapy Practicum

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Require NCEA level 3 certificate which consists of 80 credits, including at least 60 credits at level 3 or higher. Can include up to 20 credits at level 2.
  • Must be capable of meeting Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCA Act) requirements and Vulnerable Children’s Act (VCA Act) including police clearance
  • IELTS (Academic) 7.0 overall with all bands 6.5 or higher

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21741 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21741 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4312 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Domestic: 6,712 - 6,892 NZD per year
  • International: 33,836 NZD per year

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