The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

The University of Queensland
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4 yearsfull-time
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Why study this course

Occupational Therapists help people of all ages to overcome barriers that affect their ability to engage in the everyday activities that are meaningful and important to them. They use a range of treatment strategies designed to enhance the person's ability, such as modifying the task or environment, skill development, and/or education. Through this program, students will gain a thorough understanding of the theory and practice of occupational therapy, including foundation knowledge from the anatomical, physiological, social behavioural, and psychological sciences. Graduates of this program do so with a highly respected honours qualification, with knowledge and skills that will set you apart in a competitive job market and a pathway to future research or learning.

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


This program is accredited by the Occupational Therapy Council and the World Federation Of Occupational Therapy. Graduates will be eligible to apply for membership with Occupational Therapy Australia.

Entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • St Lucia

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

Visit The University of Queensland'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 The University of Queensland'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, The University of Queensland 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.

Visit The University of Queensland's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

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

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Occupational Therapist
Disability Support Worker
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Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

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