James Cook University

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

James Cook University
Institution rating
4.0
Duration
From 4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
July

Why study this course

In the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy students will learn the theory, practice and management skills required to help people improve their health and wellbeing through everyday activities and occupations. Subjects covered include: health promotion, anatomy and physiology for rehab science, communication skills for therapy, clinical medicine for therapy, health law and ethics, health policy and planning, and rural and remote primary and public health care.

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Occupational Therapist, Disability Support Worker, Counsellor, and Lecturer.

Recognition

The degree is accredited by Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand) Ltd (OTC).

Entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Townsville

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, James Cook University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Students will gain experience working with clients by completing at least 1,000 hours of placements.

Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Occupational Therapist
$70k2,567
Disability Support Worker
$75k4,016
Counsellor
$70k1,768
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Student ratings of James Cook University courses

James Cook University
4.0
(205 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
86%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
84%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.1
Course content compared to what was expected
4.0
Balance between theory and practical work
3.9
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.1
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.1
Assistance to help you find a job
3.2
Quality of online study portal
4.1
Transparency of course fees
4.0

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Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

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Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

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