Deakin University

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Deakin University
Institution rating
4.3
Duration
4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
March

Why study this course

  • Prepare to pursue a career as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Gain practical experience through 1000 hours of work placement.

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
80%
Roles related to this course: Occupational Therapist, Disability Support Worker, Rehabilitation Consultant, Support Worker, and 4 more.

Recognition

This program is accredited by the Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand Ltd) and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate IV in a related discipline; OR
  • Completion of a Diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline; OR
  • Successful completion of at least 2 units of study at a higher education institution; OR
  • Evidence of your academic capability demonstrated by work or life experience

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Waterfront

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

Visit Deakin 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 Deakin 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, Deakin 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.


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

Career Insights

Explore roles related to this industry:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Occupational Therapist
$70k3,352
Disability Support Worker
$75k4,720
Rehabilitation Consultant
N/A
$85k525
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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Deakin University
4.2
(6 reviews)
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Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of Occupational TherapyDeakin University
Graduation date2017
Study modeBlended
Student review
The practical aspects were great, there could have been even more added.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the course!
Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of Occupational TherapyDeakin University
Graduation date2017
Study modeBlended
Student review
I thoroughly enjoyed my 4 years studying occupational therapy at Deakin University. The placements taught me so many practical skills and since graduating I've been able to secure an occupational therapy position.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for your review. We are so glad that you got a lot out of the course. We believe that the best learning happens when you combine both theory and practical experience into the course.
Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of Occupational TherapyDeakin University
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Great course, hands on learning
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the course!

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Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

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  • Study options available at your campus
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