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
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 the Griffith University website.
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.
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 the Griffith University website.
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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.
New applications lodged after 8 December 2023 may not be assessed in time for the January offer round. Applications for this program close 29 December 2023, 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 29 December 2023, 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.
Griffith Guaranteed Admission Schemes do not apply to this program.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)
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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.
Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
11 Jan 2024
4 years Full time or 4 years Part time & 2 years Full time