Occupational therapists help individuals and communities to maximise productivity, wellbeing and quality of life through occupational participation. You will develop knowledge and skills in assessment and intervention, the therapeutic use of occupation and the adaptation of environments.
You will be eligible for accreditation as an occupational therapist by the end of second year.
The course comprises 80 weeks of coursework (40 weeks per year), including 1000 hours of professional practice. First year includes a four-week full-time professional practice block; second year includes two eight-week full-time professional practice blocks. You will enrol into 120 credit points per year.
You must have a relevant Bachelors degree equivalent to an Australian Bachelors degree, completed in the past five years(or subsequent postgraduate study and/or relevant work experience) with a minimum grade average of 70 per cent. Relevant studies include health, education, social, psychological or biological sciences. Applicants must also submit a Supplementary Form and will be required to participate in a telephone interview.
Recipient: La Trobe University
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