Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
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Study the Occupational Therapy (Honours) program from CQUniversity Australia and kick-start your career as an Occupational Therapist – a rewarding career that allows you to work with people experiencing barriers in their everyday lives as the result of impairment, disability or disadvantage.
Occupational therapists must be registered to practice in Australia and may work in a range of government, educational, and industry settings, as well as in private enterprise, throughout the world.
The Occupational Therapy (Honours) program from CQUniversity Australia is designed to ensure you are equipped with underpinning knowledge in professional practice, human body systems, psychology and contemporary healthcare.
Your education and training will include occupational therapy courses covering a wide range of practice contexts, and you will develop highly-desired skills in areas such as assessment, service development, evaluation and critical thinking, enabling you to graduate work-ready.
The course has a strong focus on practical learning experiences and you will benefit from industry placements across a range of practice areas, including the purpose-built Allied Health Clinic at CQUniversity Rockhampton.
|Duration:||4 years full-time|
|Tuition Fee:||AUD 35 280 per year|
The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) is your gateway to a career in roles such as:
- Occupational Therapist
- Mental Health Worker
- Rehabilitation Consultant
- Policy Maker in local and federal government.
As an Occupational Therapist you may find employment in a range of settings such as:
- community health
- public and private hospitals
- rehabilitation centres
- nursing homes
- research institutions
- centres for persons with a social, intellectual or physical disability
- private practice.
“CQUniversity is not only somewhere that you can learn about your chosen subject but also about yourself. It’s really easy to get on with people and make new friends, because like me, everyone comes from a different part of the world.”
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WHY STUDY ALLIED HEALTH AT CQUNIVERSITY
Our Health courses and units have been developed to meet the ever-increasing needs of our communities both in Australia and internationally.
Broad range of options
Whether you are currently working in the industry seeking to advance your skills, or looking to kick start a new career in health, our broad and ever-growing range of health courses and units give you the choice to be what you want to be. Choose from the key areas of allied health, medical and exercise sciences, community and health services, and transport and safety sciences.
Study your way
A number of our health courses and units provide allow you to choose between on-campus or online study, while some provide a mix of on-campus and online delivery methods. CQUniversity is an established provider of online study and is able to offer a number courses and units in this mode that have not traditionally been available, such as nursing, medical science, exercise and sport sciences, accident forensics, paramedic science and more.
Up-to-date and industry relevant
Our courses and units are constantly being reviewed and updated in consultation with industry, accrediting bodies and other stakeholders to ensure they are relevant and up-to-date. In fact, our offerings are a response to industry demand for people with specialised industry expertise.
Work integrated learning
CQUniversity’s health courses and units feature work integrated learning, or learning on the job. For some programs this may be referred to as clinical placement.
You may be required to complete unit undertakings in real-life workplaces, allowing you to put learning directly into practice. This hands-on, project-based learning is one reason CQUniversity graduates are in such high demand by employers.
Quality facilities ensure learning is delivered in context, taught in a similar setting to real-world situations including exceptional simulation environments. New facilities including state-of-the-art technology for fitness and body function testing offer exercise and sport sciences students sophisticated training. Nursing students have access to fully equipped labs replicating a real hospital ward, while medical imaging and medical sonography are taught from new purpose-built multi-million dollar labs. The new CQUniversity Health Clinic at CQUniversity Rockhampton also provides clinical learning experiences to students.