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Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

Make a difference in the lives of others through Occupational Therapy, with a focus on healthcare in rural and remote settings.

#1

in Queensland for employment outcomes* *Good Universities Guide 2021, UG study area

$62,600

Median graduate salary* *Good Universities Guide 2021, UG study area

Five stars

for student support* *Good Universities Guide 2021, UG study area

Location

Commencing

  • Townsville: February, July

Fees

$7,450.00+

+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee


Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible

Duration

4 years full-time

6 years part-time

4.5 years full-time for mid-year entry

Entry Requirements

ATAR 72.45

English (3/4,C) plus one of: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Health, Psychology or Physical Education (3/4,C)

QTAC Codes

  • 316101

Course detail

Real stories

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    Student

    Cheyenne Gamble

    Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

    Studying here has opened up so many opportunities for me to join associations that I never would have if I wasn’t at JCU. I have made friends and gained connections all over Australia. It has given me knowledge and inspiration on how to help my community and other rural and remote communities

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    Student

    Mackenzie Mete

    Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

    Studying at JCU has provided me with so many valuable learning experiences that have expanded my knowledge and professional development. I love all that this degree has had to offer including the opportunity to complete my practical placements within rural and remote communities.

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    Alumni

    Diane Bakon

    Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

    As a student, I was provided with countless opportunities to develop my skills, knowledge and practices. The lecturers were engaged in my learning and progress and negotiated placements across a range of settings to ensure that I gained experiences relevant to my learning, interests and career goals.

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    Lecturer

    Daniel Lowrie

    Deputy Head of Occupational Therapy

    Our emphasis on rural and remote practice, in both our teaching and clinical placement opportunities, equips our students with a wide array of professional skills and knowledge. This results in our graduates being highly employable, not just throughout Australia but also internationally.

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    Employer

    Nicole Brown

    Townsville Occupational Therapy

    Graduates from Occupational Therapy at JCU are equipped with strong theoretical knowledge and the ability to apply theory to practice. The graduates are passionate, evidence-informed therapists guiding the individuals they work with to help achieve their potential.