Master of Occupational Therapy

Course Code

75804

Version

1

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

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

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

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

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

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

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

18 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

6 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

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.

Maximum allowed

12 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

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.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable – this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable