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Indicative tuition fees provided are estimates based on information available to Edith Cowan University at the time of their calculation and are presented as a guide for comparative purposes only. The fees which are ultimately applicable are subject to change. ECU makes no representations or warranties in relation to the reliability of these estimates or the methodologies used for their calculations.
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Commonwealth supported: AUD $8,613.00
Domestic fee paying: AUD $19,600.00
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Under this arrangement, the Australian Government contributes towards your tuition fees and you are responsible for the remaining tuition fees, called your 'student contribution'.
You are eligible to be Commonwealth Supported if you are studying:
You must also satisfy ONE of the following criteria:
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Domestic tuition fees (unsubsidised full fee amount) will be applicable to you if you are not eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place.
Domestic tuition fees also apply to non-award courses (courses or programs that do not lead to a higher education award, but are studied for general interest, professional purposes, or to gain entry to a degree program through an alternative pathway). More about non-award courses.
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Contributes to current trends in health services by promoting health and wellbeing through occupation.
Students will develop an understanding of the factors that affect occupational performance in areas of self-care, education, work, social participation, play and leisure for individuals, groups, and populations through the lifespan.
Fieldwork placements throughout the course provide students with valuable learning experiences in a range of settings.
Graduates will possess a sound knowledge and understanding of professional principles and processes and will be able to generalise their attributes and skills in new situations.
This course is Commonwealth Government Supported for eligible students.
Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.
This course is accredited by Occupational Therapy Council. Graduates of this course will be eligible for registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia and the ability to practise depends on successful registration.
This course is accredited by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT). Graduates of this course will be eligible for registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia and the ability to practise depends on successful registration.
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Reporting Obligation
The University is required under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (WA) Act (2010) to provide the names of students undertaking this course to the Australian Health Professional Regulatory Authority (AHPRA), for the purposes of student registration.
Clinical Practice Duty of Care
To be able to undertake clinical practice and fulfil their duty of care, students are required to complete risk management protocols on commencement of the course and carry out amendments in subsequent semesters as appropriate.
Risk management protocols include, but are not restricted to:
- Certificate of National Police Clearance
- Current WA Department of Health Criminal Record Screening Clearance Card
- Current First Aid Certificate
- Department of Education and Training National Criminal History Record Check
- Evidence of immunisation status as per the Department of Health schedule
- MRSA clearance if worked in, or been admitted to, a health facility outside of Western Australia in the 12 months prior to enrolment;
- Working with Children Check
Occupational Therapist, Health Promotion Officer, Mental Health Therapist, Occupational Rehabilitationist, Safety Officer, Disability Therapist, Neuromuscular Therapist, Neurorehabilitation Therapist, Paediatric Therapist, Aged & Community Care Coordinator
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.