Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

In this degree, you’ll develop the skills needed to work as an occupational therapist, delivering life-changing outcomes to people of all ages. You’ll learn how to enable people to do the activities—occupations—they need or want to do in order to live a meaningful life, but have difficulty with due to illness, injury or other disadvantages. You’ll study occupational therapy theory and practice, occupational science and other sciences such as psychology, sociology and anatomy. Through a minimum of 1,000 hours of practical placements, starting in first year, you will apply the skills and knowledge you have learnt to real life situations preparing you for the wide range of opportunities available in this in-demand field. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) at GU

Note

If you are undertaking or considering alternate tertiary studies in order to apply to this program for the following intake, to maximise your rank you may need to complete a minimum of 1 year of full-time equivalent of study. For further information visit upgrading via university studies.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Other requirements

Important offer advice: Should you receive an offer into this program you will be required to enrol into classes* within a short timeframe. This information will be included in your Starting@Griffith email and expressed in the number of days from the day of issue of your email and is in line with the offer response date in your QTAC offer email. Please note that the number of days can vary depending on when the offer was made. This requirement applies irrespective of whether you accepted conditionally or unconditionally. If you do not enrol* into at least one class for your program by 5pm on the response day your offer will lapse. Lapsed offers are not automatically reinstated and reinstatement is subject to available places.

*Enrolling into classes means that you are advising when you are attending class/es. Enrolment must be submitted.

Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit Fit for Professional Practice on the Griffith University website.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Psychology (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Fixed closing date

New applications lodged after 9 December 2022 may not be assessed in time for the January offer round. Applications for this program close 30 December 2022, so applicants may add this program to their preferences until this date, however no guarantee is given that applications will be assessed in time for the January offer round. After 30 December 2022, no new applicants can apply, but existing applicants can reorder this preference. Late offers after the January offer round will only be made if places remain in the program.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith Guaranteed Admission Schemes do not apply to this program.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
92.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

You’ll be prepared for a career in a variety of workplaces, including in hospitals, schools, disability services, private practices and support organisations, universities, and government departments. You’ll also have the professional and entrepreneurial skills to create your own opportunities.

Membership

Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

Course Code
225441
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$8500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 4 years Part time & 2 years Full time

Location
Brisbane