24 months
41000 AUD/year
36400 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


During the Master of Occupational Therapy Practice offered at La Trobe University you will develop knowledge and skills in assessment and intervention, the therapeutic use of occupation and the adaptation of environments.  

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Occupational therapists help individuals and communities to maximise productivity, wellbeing and quality of life through occupational participation. 

Subject to completion of local requirements, graduates of the Master of Occupational Therapy Practice offered at La Trobe University may be eligible to apply to practice in other countries including the UK, North America and Sweden.

Career outcomes  

Occupational therapists work in a wide range of health and welfare systems including general hospitals, rehabilitation centres, community health services, mental health agencies, health services for older people and children with special needs, and support services for intellectually disadvantaged people. 

They also work as coordinators and consultants in the development and provision of services in areas such as occupational health and safety, and as private practitioners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enabling Change: Musculoskeletal and Neurological Conditions 
  • Professional Practice A 
  • Enabling Change: Mental Health across the Lifespan 
  • Occupational Therapy: Enabling Change (Children)   

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 062795B  

  • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • Specialisation - recommended: Health, education, social, psychological or biological sciences, completed within the last ten years.
  • Subsequent postgraduate study and/or work experience in a relevant area may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    36400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36400 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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