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What will I learn?

Study the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) and kick-start your career as an Occupational Therapist - a rewarding career that allows you to work with people experiencing barriers in their everyday lives as the result of impairment, disability or disadvantage.

The course is designed to ensure you are equipped with an underpinning knowledge in professional practice, human body systems, psychology and contemporary healthcare.

Your education and training will include occupational therapy courses covering a wide range of practice contexts, and you will develop highly-desired skills in areas such as assessment, service development, evaluation and critical thinking, enabling you to graduate work-ready.

The course has a strong focus on practical learning experiences and you will benefit from industry placements across a range of practice areas, including the purpose-built Allied Health Clinic at CQUniversity Rockhampton.

COURSE STRUCTURE

You are required to complete 25 core units. Units in professional practice contribute to the attainment of 1000 hours of professional practice.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES

The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) is your gateway to a career in roles such as:

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Rehabilitation Consultant
  • Policy Maker in local and federal government.

As an Occupational Therapist you may find employment in a range of settings such as:

  • Community health
  • Industry
  • Public and private hospitals
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Schools
  • Nursing homes
  • Research institutions
  • Centres for persons with a social, intellectual or physical disability
  • Private practice.

Which department am I in?

School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences

CRICOS

075754D

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,280.00 (18,88,651) per year
Term fee: AUD $17,280
Start date

7 March 2022

Venue

Rockhampton North Campus

554-700 Yaamba Road,

NORMAN GARDENS,

Queensland,

4701, ROCKHAMPTON, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,280.00 (18,88,651) per year
Term fee: AUD $17,280
Start date

7 March 2022

Venue

Bundaberg Campus

6 University Drive,

BRANYAN,

Queensland,

4670, BUNDABERG, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12. An approved university foundation studies or formal Australian Certificate IV can also be taken to meet this entry requirement. American High School Diploma - Completed High School Diploma and a SAT 1 composite score of 1050 (out of 1600) or above (Evidence based Reading & Writing; and Maths. English requirements: IELTS Academic - 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based - Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic - Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46; Cambridge English: C1 Advanced , Cambridge English: C2 Proficiency - Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 162).

For international students

A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent)

English language proficiency

An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 7.0 overall with a minimum 7.0 for Reading and Writing and 7.0 for Speaking and Listening, or

An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) / Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 162).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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