Diversity is the hallmark of occupational therapy practice. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages to address issues related to participation in everyday life caused by illness, psychological or emotional difficulties, developmental delay, the effects of aging, and life transitions such as retirement. They aim to address barriers that prevent individuals, families, and groups from accessing their communities in ways that are important for health and wellbeing.
The Occupational Therapy Practice program at Monash University is an integrated curriculum centred on Scenario-Based Learning (SBL), including units focused on: Foundations of Occupational Therapy, Humans as Occupational Beings, Occupational Performance, Enabling Change in Human Occupation, Transition to Practice and Advanced Professional Practice. Fieldwork is embedded throughout the program, and includes an extensive practice based project.
You will gain the theoretical foundations of occupational therapy and practice including the concepts and principles underpinning occupational therapy practice and the relationship between the person, environment and occupations and the impact on human health and wellbeing. You will examine occupational therapy practice from a lifespan perspective and examine how illness, disability or occupational deprivation relate to cognitive, behavioural, emotional and psychosocial change.
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- Foundations of occupational therapy
- Humans as occupational beings
- Occupational performance, capabilities and components
- Enabling occupation
- Transition to practice
- Advanced professional practice
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- CRICOS: 079265M
An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least high credit (65%) average, and have completed either:
- A minimum of at least one six-credit-point unit of study in human anatomy/physiology or a related area from any recognised tertiary institution or
- The Monash Human Biology short course* or
- BMA1901 Human Structure and Function as a single-unit enrolment at Monash
Successful applicants must:
- Satisfy the immunisation requirements specified by the Faculty
- Complete a National Police Check each year before undertaking clinical placements
- Hold a valid Working with Children Check
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International48000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 48000 AUD per year during 24 months.
National29000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29000 AUD per year during 24 months.
- Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.