Master of Occupational Therapy
Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences
Completion of a suitable bachelor degree in occupational therapy, recognised by World Federation of Occupational Therapists, from this or another university; or
Completion of equivalent qualifications in Occupational Therapy.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non-English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
36 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Candidates may apply to vary their study plans to include relevant subjects from the Schools of: Nursing, Arts and Social Sciences, and Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences.
Additional completion requirements
OT5001:03 Health Professional Independent Study
OT5002:06 Occupational Therapy Independent Project
OT5003:06 Occupational Therapy Minor Thesis
OT5004:06 Rural or Remote Allied Health Practice
OT5005:03 Advanced Clinical Practice
OT5006:03 Soft Tissue Injury Management for Health Professionals
OT5007:03 Issues of Sexuality for Allied Health Professionals
OT5008:03 Allied Health Interventions for Palliative Care
OT5009:03 Advanced Soft Tissue Injury Management for Health Professionals
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
18 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
12 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 11 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable – this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award