Occupational Therapy

Future Students Study areas Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

JCU Occupational Therapy is a leader in developing inclusive societies. JCU students complete 1,000 hours of clinical placements in a range of healthcare settings, including at the JCU Health Occupational Therapy Clinic, assisting them to become client-centred and holistic health professionals.

Person-focused ethos

JCU graduates are equipped to apply contemporary therapeutic approaches to enable people to participate in activities that are important to them. JCU students gain skills and knowledge to work with people in identifying meaningful activities, understanding and using personal strengths and overcoming barriers in order to lead fulfilling lives.

Career opportunities locally and globally

JCU graduates are prepared for work in a variety of practice settings, both within Australia and overseas. A JCU Occupational Therapy qualification can be used to apply for professional registration in many different countries.

Join supportive learning environments

Access expertise and connect with JCU’s leading lecturers. Learn from experts with extensive experience in health science, health promotion and occupational therapy professional practice.

Make a difference

Have a positive impact in rural and remote communities. JCU graduates have the understanding, knowledge and skills to enhance the health of underserved communities.

Caitlin's story

Why I chose JCU Occupational Therapy