Edith Cowan University

Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)

Edith Cowan University
Institution rating
4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Next start date

Why study this course

Allows students to develop an understanding of the factors that affect performance in occupations of self-care, education, work, social participation, and play and leisure for individuals, groups and populations through the lifespan. Graduates will possess a sound knowledge and understanding of professional principles and processes and will be able to generalise their attributes and skills in new situations. Fieldwork placements throughout the course provide students with valuable learning experiences in a range of settings.

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Occupational Therapist, Disability Support Worker, Support Worker, and Allied Health Assistant.


This program is accredited by the Occupational Therapy Council.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Diploma or equivalent; OR
  • Partial completion of a Bachelor degree; OR
  • Completion of a preparatory course

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Joondalup

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

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

Career Insights

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

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Occupational Therapist
Disability Support Worker
Support Worker
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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)
Edith Cowan University
(2 reviews)

Published May 2018
Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)Edith Cowan University
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Small cohort that allowed for the development of skills and knowledge in an intimate environment. It allowed my fellow students and I the opportunity to develop confidence and ask questions one on one as necessary
Published May 2018
Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)Edith Cowan University
Graduation date2012
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
I thoroughly enjoyed my time at ECU. The content was great and all the staff were very knowledgable and helpful. The class sizes and facilities were excellent

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Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)

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