Course Description

In this degree, you will develop the skills needed to work as an occupational therapist to deliver life changing outcomes. You will learn how to enable people to do the activities - occupations - they need or want to do in order to live a meaningful life, but have difficulty with due to illness, injury or other disadvantages.

You will study occupational therapy theory and practice, occupational science, and other sciences such as psychology, sociology and anatomy. With 1000 hours of practical placements, starting in first year, you will apply the skills and knowledge to real life situations preparing you for the wide range of opportunities available to occupational therapists.

In this degree, you will join a community of students and experts and learn through social media as well as in the classroom.

Honours is available for this degree.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $9,185 total course cost.

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Health Services & Support undergraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 60.3% (national average 66.3%)
Improved skills: 86.8% (national average 83.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 75.5% (national average 80.2%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Griffith University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Health Services & Support undergraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 61.8% (national average 70.8%)
Studying full time: 58.1% (national average 25.6%)
Median full time salary: $49,300 (national average $59,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Griffith University Code: 1400

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