Swinburne University of Technology

Master of Occupational Therapy

Swinburne University of Technology
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2 yearsfull-time
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Why study this course

  • Prepare for a career as an Occupational Therapist where you will assist clients who are experiencing neurological, musculoskeletal or mental health issues.
  • Gain industry experience by participating in Design Factory Melbourne, where you will collaborate with other students to develop innovative solutions to problems.

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Occupational Therapist, Support Worker, Disability Support Worker, Allied Health Assistant, and 3 more.


This course is approved by the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia and accredited by the Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand) Ltd.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of any Bachelor degree in the last 10 years with at least one anatomy and physiology unit; OR
  • Completion of a postgraduate degree in the last 10 years with at least one anatomy and physiology unit in your undergraduate degree

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Hawthorn

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

Visit Swinburne University of Technology'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 Swinburne University of Technology'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, Swinburne University of Technology 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.

This course requires completion of 3 work placements in community and hospital settings.

Visit Swinburne University of Technology's website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Master of Occupational Therapy have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Occupational Therapist
Support Worker
Disability Support Worker
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Master of Occupational Therapy

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