|Program:||Bachelor of Occupational Therapy|
|University Location:||Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia|
|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.
Griffith Bachelor of Occupational Therapy applicants must have a high school diploma. Grade 12 Maths B and Chemistry is strongly recommended.
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