30 months
43200 AUD/year
33200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Occupational Therapy course from Curtin University offers you a fast-track option to becoming an occupational therapist.  

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In this Occupational Therapy course from Curtin University 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. 

Please note: Essential learning strategies demand that all students have the ability to disrobe appropriately, have the ability to participate fully and are willing to act as patients/clients for their peer group and as mock patients for other students.

Why study

  • 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
  • Environment, Health and Disability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


525 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 077383K  

  • A bachelor degree or equivalent, preferably in a health-related discipline with at least a credit (65%) average.

  • Evidence of studies in the human biosciences (e.g. human biology) at tertiary level is required. If you do not have this background you may be required to undertake additional bridging units.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43200 AUD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    33200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33200 AUD per year during 30 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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