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Occupational Therapy, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration
University rank #190 (BCR) Perth, Australia
This Occupational Therapy course from Curtin University offers you a fast-track option to becoming an occupational therapist.
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Overview

In this course you will develop knowledge of four broad areas:

  • Medical, psychiatric, orthopaedic and neurological conditions that affect the health and wellbeing of individuals.
  • The theory and practice of occupational therapy including the study of occupation and analysis of the physical, psychological and social requirements of a variety of skills and activities.
  • Human development covering normal growth and development within the life cycle along with problems such as learning disabilities and the effects of ageing.
  • Occupational health and management, including prevention, education and rehabilitation programs for a variety of workplaces.

Why study the Occupational Therapy course from Curtin University

  • Learn in high-quality laboratories and facilities.
  • Our courses enable you to take full advantage of the current world-wide shortage of occupational therapists.
  • Our graduate-entry Master of Occupational Therapy is recognised by the World Federation of Occupational Therapy, allowing you to practice in Europe and the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Musculoskeletal Structure and Function 
  • Principles of Research Design 
  • Principles and Practice of Occupational Therapy 
  • Pathophysiology for Occupational Therapy 
  • Gerontology 
  • Neuroscience Neurodevelopment 
  • Physical Rehabilitation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 30 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    525 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 077383K

  • Certified copies of academic transcripts for previously attained qualifications that are relevant to the Curtin course for which you are applying.
  • English test results, see our English prerequisites for more detail.
  • Supporting information for your application, including supplementary forms for certain courses. Please note that if the required ‘supplementary forms’ are not completed and attached to this application, we will not proceed with the assessment of your applications.
  • As part of the Simplified Streamlined Visa Framework (SSVF), you may be required to provide additional information in order for us to perform Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) assessments as part of your application.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    32400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32400 AUD per year and a duration of 30 months.
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Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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