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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Occupational therapy aims to promote the health and participation of people, organisations and populations through engagement in everyday activities or occupations.

This profession has well established research and evidence-based practice, which you will analyse and apply in this course.

Teaching for the Occupational Therapy programme from Flinders University is strongly connected to clinical settings in Southern Adelaide and has close links with health care providers to best prepare you for professional practice as an occupational therapist.

Emphasis is placed on preparing you to become a contemporary health professional who is able to work effectively across a range of settings, and in metropolitan or rural/remote locations.


The Master of Occupational Therapy course has fulfilled the requirements for entry level education of occupational therapists and has been awarded the status of Accredited Occupational Therapy Course by Occupational Therapy Australia and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Occupational Therapy Process
  • Occupational Science
  • Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Practice
  • Information and Technology in Occupational Therapy
  • Clinical Practicum
  • Interprofessional Practice

          Detailed Programme Facts

          English Language Requirements

          • Minimum required score:


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          General Requirements

          Applicants must normally:

          • Hold an approved degree with a GPA of no less than 5.0, or an equivalent qualification; and
          • Have either completed the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Principles of Occupational Therapy major) at Flinders University
          • CRICOS: 090620D

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            38400 AUD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 38400 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
          • National

            9354 AUD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 9354 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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          Living costs for Adelaide

          • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
            Living Costs

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