With UniSQ’s Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) you will learn to design and deliver high-quality occupational therapy (OT) assessment and interventions to people, their families and communities. As one of the fastest growing registered allied health professions, occupational therapists work with individuals, families, and communities across the lifespan to help people with injuries, developmental difficulties, illness, chronic health conditions or psychosocial needs to function in their environment. You can become a leader in the delivery of digital health care to the many people who have difficulty accessing face to face health services. Gain comprehensive training in OT knowledge and skills and put theory into practice when completing 1000 hours of supervised clinical placement required for your occupational therapy registration. Choose between a project or research option in the honours pathway. For more information, visit Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) at UniSQ.
The program involves regular skill development workshops throughout the 4 years of the program, in addition to the completion of 1000 hours of mandatory supervised clinical experiences.
Applicants must be willing to undertake and submit to the requirements of the University of Southern Queensland and Queensland Health for practical placement.
It is expected that students will complete a rural placement experience as part of their clinical education.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, Physical Education or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)
Inherent requirements are applicable to the program please refer to https://www.unisq.edu.au/study/apply/entry-requirements/inherent-requirements/bachelor-of-occupational-therapy-honours for more information.
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Graduates can find work as an occupational therapist in hospitals, aged care services, child and adolescent services, community health and mental health, private practice, or vocational rehabilitation.
11 Jan 2024
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time