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Occupational Science

Dalhousie University

12 months
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10089 CAD/year
14223 CAD/year
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About

Occupational Science at Dalhousie University is an interdisciplinary approach to inquiry that studies the nature and function of human occupation as it relates to health, health promoting occupations, social and human rights to participation and the well-being of individuals, communities, and societies.

Overview

Overview

The Master of Science – Occupational Science program at Dalhousie University prepares students to conduct innovative research and use critical ways of knowing to develop theoretical perspectives on occupation, from within and/or outside the related profession of occupational therapy. Students have the opportunity to focus on specific individuals/populations, ways to increase occupational potential, social participation, health and wellbeing and promote the right to inclusive participation in occupations and meaningful daily activities . This online distant education degree program is well suited for students with diverse undergraduate degrees.

Why apply for our Master of Science – Occupational Science Program?

Dalhousie’s School of Occupational Therapy Master of Science – Occupational Science, offers educational and professional requirements that are attractive in today’s workplace. The program will:

  • Broaden your perspectives on occupation by applying occupational science concepts to analyze policies, theories and social norms that are intended to enhance occupation.
  • Teach you how to apply various research methods to address occupation-focused phenomena like revealing injustices or problems that preclude access to participation, the use of technologies and methods to track and analyze patterns of occupations and/or performance interventions in real time, or engaging in research that engages community partners in discovering ways to support inclusion in valued occupations.
  • Expand your understanding of how occupational science is used to transform epistemologies, policies, procedures, and practices in various settings and across diverse contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Occupational Science Theory: Doing, Being, Belonging, and Becoming
  • Research Methods and Literacy
  • Putting Knowledge to Use
  • Social Inequities in Everyday Life
  • Capstone Project: Leadership Through Occupation
  • Contemporary and Global Issues in the World of Work

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the degree program is open to candidates who have completed a four year baccalaureate degree in a field which can be related to the interdisciplinary field of Occupational Science.
  • Priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate the most favourable combination of academic excellence, leadership experiences, referee recommendation, and passion for the interdisciplinary field of occupational science.  Priority will be given to full-time thesis students.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10089 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10089 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14223 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14223 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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