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Australian Occupational Therapy Schools in Australia

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Griffith University Occupational Therapy School

Program Overview - Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Click here to apply to Griffith University Ocupational Therapy School - Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
University: Griffith University
Program: Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
University Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
City Population: 550,000
Student Population: 44,000
Campus Location: Gold Coast, Queensland
Program Duration: 4 years
Trimester Intake: Jan/Feb each year
Next Intake: Jan/Feb 2018
Est. Indicative Annual Tuition: $31,000 AUD (2017)
Entry Requirements: High school diploma with Grade 12 Maths B and Chemistry

The School of Allied Health Sciences embraces learning, discovery and engagement in order to achieve the university's goal of helping individuals, groups and communities achieve healthy lives.

In the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy degree at Griffith University, students will develop the skills needed to work as an occupational therapist to deliver life-changing outcomes. Students will learn how to enable people to do the activities—occupations— they need or want to do in order to live a meaningful life, but have difficulty with due to illness, injury or other disadvantages.

This program focuses on occupational therapy theory and practice, occupational science, and other sciences such as psychology, sociology and anatomy. With 1,000 hours of practical placements, starting in first year, OT students are apply the skills and knowledge to real-life situations preparing them for the wide range of opportunities available to occupational therapists.

Griffith Bachelor of Occupational Therapy students will join a community of students and experts and learn through social media as well as in the classroom.

 

Admissions Criteria/Entry Requirements for Canadians

Griffith Bachelor of Occupational Therapy applicants must have a high school diploma. Grade 12 Maths B and Chemistry is strongly recommended.

 

Professional Certification/Accreditation Information

The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Griffith University has been approved by the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia and accredited with conditions by the Occupational Therapy Council and Occupational Therapy Australia.

Canadian students who wish to practice as an occupational therapist upon their return to Canada should visit the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists website for accreditation and certification information: http://www.caot.ca/

OzTREKK Admissions Officer: Krista McVeigh

 
 
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