Western Sydney University
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4 years full time
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Occupational therapists support and empower their clients by facilitating recovery from illness and overcoming barriers of disability to help them lead their best lives! As an occupational therapist, you may work with children, people with learning or physical disabilities or mental health issues and elderly people.
Open up the door to a multitude of career options and truly make a difference with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from Western Sydney University.
The course combines studies in occupational therapy with a broad understanding of biomedicine, and various health science fields, to develop the professional competencies important for ethical and safe practice.
The course also covers occupational therapy practice skills, practical experience and specialised areas. You'll come away with 1,000 hours of professional practice experience.
If you want to build a career around improving the daily health and wellbeing of others The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from Western Sydney University will put you on the right track!
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:
In this occupational therapy course, the subjects you may study include:
When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion, you'll receive a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from Western Sydney University.
As a graduate, you'll be eligible for professional registration by the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and can advance your career in occupational therapy in a range of professional and private settings.
Wondering where a career in occupational therapy could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Allied Health Assistant, Therapy Assistant, Dietary Aide, Rehabilitation Assistant, Activity Supervisor.
Fees for this course vary depending on the units selected.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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