University of Sydney

Master of Occupational Therapy

University of Sydney
Institution rating
From 2 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
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Why study this course

  • Gain the specialist skills needed for a career as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Learn to work with clients through a combination of practical learning and clinical placements.
  • Benefit from access to purpose-built laboratories, on-site health clinics and high quality equipment.

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Occupational Therapist, Support Worker, Disability Support Worker, Allied Health Assistant, and 3 more.


This course is recognised by Occupational Therapy Australia and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 4.5 (credit average)

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Camperdown/Darlington
  • Cumberland

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

Visit University of Sydney'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 University of Sydney'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, University of Sydney 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 over 1,000 hours of clinical placements.

Visit University of Sydney'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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What are students saying?

Master of Occupational Therapy
University of Sydney
(2 reviews)

Published Aug 2018
Master of Occupational TherapyUniversity of Sydney
Graduation date2012
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
I found the coursework not very relevant to what I wanted to do. There was only one paediatric subject throughout and this is the area I wanted to be in. I didn’t learn much of what I use today!
Published May 2018
Master of Occupational TherapyUniversity of Sydney
Graduation date2015
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
positives; lectures, placement time was all positive. negatives; it would be beneficial to have a new graduate program. it was very difficulty to gain a role in the hospital. The course would greatly benefit from this.

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Master of Occupational Therapy

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