Bachelor On Campus

Occupational Therapy

Southern Cross University

48 months
28800 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy offered at the Southern Cross University provides you with the expertise to support people to live independently and take part in in everyday activities to improve their wellbeing.   


Studying Occupational Therapy offered at the Southern Cross University, you will develop a range of clinical skills in the University’s state-of-the-art facilities and during your professional placement, preparing you for work in diverse health care environments.

As an occupational therapist you could for example develop inclusive playground experiences and environments for children of all abilities; you could recommend workplace changes that would assist an injured worker to return to work; or you could design home modifications or public transport changes that would ensure access for a person using a power wheelchair.  


Career opportunities as an occupational therapist exist in aged care, hospitals, community health, mental health services, schools, industrial environments, private practice and a variety of health, education and disability centres and services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology and Sociology for Health Sciences
  • Human Physiology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Motor Control  
  • Functional Kinesiology of the Upper Limbs and Trunk 
  • The Australian Health Care System

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


384 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 082680C   

  • For undergraduate degrees, the required entry score uses the Australian Year 12 qualification which is measured by the Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). Each course is given an ATAR is an indicative score for entry into the program, based on the previous academic year. 
  • When assessing applications against the relevant Academic Standards, the University will use accepted educational resources, including Australian Education International - NOOSR, UK NARIC, University Admissions Centre Assessment of Qualifications Manual and the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre Schedule to establish the Australian equivalence of an applicant’s overseas qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • Fee for National is Commonwealth supported 

Living costs for Gold Coast

1313 - 2310 AUD /month
Living costs

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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