Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
CQUniversity - Bundaberg

Course outline

Become a leader in occupational therapy and help others maximise their physical and mental health and wellbeing. The course provides students with an underpinning knowledge in professional practice, human body systems, psychology and contemporary health care. The education and training includes occupational therapy units covering a wide range of practice contexts, and develops skills in areas such as assessment, service development, evaluation and critical thinking, enabling students to graduate work ready. The course has a strong focus on practical learning experiences and students benefit from industry placements across a range of practice areas, including the purpose-built Allied Health Clinic at CQUniversity Rockhampton. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours).

Note

Students who select to study some units via online study may be required to attend compulsory residential schools.

Other requirements

Students are required to complete a minimum of 1000 hours of professional practice. Some of this is integrated within earlier units of the course, and there are two additional full-time professional education (WIL) blocks. The COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory  to be eligible to attend a WIL placement for this course. For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Fixed closing date

Please refer to the fixed closing dates webpage Fixed Closing Dates

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
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.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

96.00

76.80

73.00

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

96.00

78.80

75.00

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

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

10

<5*

0

N/P#

0

9

<5*

27

Percentage of all students

37.0%

<5*

0.0%

N/P#

0.0%

33.3%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

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

Course Code
811431
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$8842 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

4 years Full time

Location
Wide Bay/Burnett