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Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) Honours

Course code Y63

This course is for students who are enrolled in ECU's Bachelor of Occupational Therapy. Applications are by invitation only based on a students academic performance in the first three years of their course.

Allows students to 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.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

Y63

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $9,800

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Duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

This course is generally available to students by invitation only.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

Y63

CRICOS code

086244B

Fees

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Duration

4 years full-time

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Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

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Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Course Details

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Semester availability

This course is generally available to students by invitation only.

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
OCT1101Theory of Occupation15
OCT1102Occupation and Equity15
MHS1101Anatomy and Physiology 115
OCT1104Clinical Science 115
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
OCT1205Occupational Analysis15
OCT1206Neuroscience15
MHS1102Anatomy and Physiology 215
OCT1208Clinical Science 215
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
OCT2202Paediatrics and Youth15
OCT2203Applied Kinesiology15
OCT2204Clinical Science 315
OCT2208Health Conditions15
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
OCT2205Neuropsychiatry15
OCT2206Gerontology15
OCT2207Communication Technology15
OCT2108Clinical Science 415
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
OCT3201Physical Rehabilitation15
OCT3202Mental Health Rehabilitation15
OCT3203Assistive Technology15
OCT3209Occupational Rehabilitation15
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
OCT3205Neurological Rehabilitation15
OCT3206Health Management15
OCT3108Clinical Science 530
Year 4 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
OCT4214Clinical Science 730
OCT5217Honours Research Preparation30
Year 4 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
OCT4213Clinical Science 630
OCT5218Honours Research Project30

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply advanced occupational therapy knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical situations.
  2. Communicate occupational therapy knowledge and ideas clearly, coherently and with independence.
  3. Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and initiative for own learning and professional practice.
  4. Demonstrate broad global perspectives and ethical considerations, cultural diversity including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural competence.
  5. Think creatively to anticipate challenges and generate new solutions and responses in diverse occupational situations.
  6. Think critically to evaluate, interpret and solve complex occupational solutions.
  7. Use assistive technologies, digital technologies and contemporary literacies to assess, evaluate and synthesise information in occupation therapy contexts.
  8. Work collaboratively and demonstrate initiative in multi-disciplinary teams.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Occupational Therapy Council of Australia Limited

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $9,800 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

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