You and Your CourseOpportunities
Research and Teaching
Our ResearchResearch Degrees
Partners and Community
Partner with JCU
- Careers and Employability
- Open Day
- Australian Institute of Tropical Health & Medicine
Tell us a little bit about yourself
- Why JCU?
- Arts and Social Sciences
- Biomedical Sciences
- Environmental Management
- Health Studies
- Information Technology
- Marine Science
- Nursing and Midwifery
- Occupational Therapy
- Public Health and Tropical Medicine
- Social Work
- Speech Pathology
- Sport and Exercise Science
- Tourism, Hospitality and Events
- Veterinary Science
Services and support
- QTAC Packaged Offers
- International Students
About Occupational Therapy
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.
Occupational Therapy is a health profession that offers support and advice for children and adults who are having difficulties with their everyday living skills. Occupational Therapists (OT’s) work with individuals with any condition or impairment that affects their ability to perform everyday activities. Such as self-care, safety in the home, play and social skills, as well as their ability to attend and engage in the workforce, community or school.