Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
University of Southern Queensland - Ipswich

Course outline

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.

Note

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.

Other requirements

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.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.

Prerequisites

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)

Additional entry requirements

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.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

92.40

84.95

71.05

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

92.45

81.05

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, 2024

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

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.

Course Code
936181
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP
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 8 years Part time

Location
Ipswich