Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

Study Discipline: Medical & Health Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


48 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey to become a trailblazer in occupational therapy, empowering individuals to surmount obstacles and engage in activities that enrich their lives. As an occupational therapist, you’ll wield the expertise to aid people across all ages in conquering hurdles, from the simplest tasks like tying shoelaces to complex endeavors like driving.

Immerse yourself in one of Australia’s premier institutions for health and rehabilitation sciences, renowned for its rich heritage in teaching, research, and producing outstanding graduates. Embrace the latest trends and future prospects in the field, positioning yourself as a catalyst for transformative change. Through compelling storytelling and a persuasive narrative, discover how this program equips you with the skills and knowledge to make a tangible difference in people’s lives.


Throughout your journey in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) program, you’ll delve into a spectrum of approaches aimed at developing, restoring, or preserving your clients’ engagement despite the challenges posed by injury, illness, developmental delays, or aging. Collaborate closely with clients and healthcare partners to craft effective solutions, whether through task modification, environmental adjustments, skills enhancement, or education.

Immerse yourself in over 1000 hours of supervised clinical practice across diverse settings, including hospitals, educational institutions, healthcare organizations, private practices, and UQ’s own occupational therapy clinics. Here, theory seamlessly melds with practice, honing your clinical acumen in real-world scenarios. Accredited by the Occupational Therapy Council of Australia Ltd (OTC) and approved by the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (OTBA), this program opens doors to global opportunities, endorsed by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.

Admission Requirements

  • Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) with a General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C) and one of Biology, Chemistry, or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).
  • Meet the minimum entry score, subject to change based on qualifications.
  • Fulfill English language proficiency requirements through tests like IELTS, TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, or CES.
  • Craft a well-rounded student profile, showcasing your academic prowess, communication skills, and passion for occupational therapy.
  • Systematic & Applied Anatomy
  • Introduction to Professional Skills in Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy for Children & Youth I
  • Promoting Participation through Occupation & the Environment

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $51,200
  • Domestic:$9,838

Future Career Outcomes

Unlock a myriad of career pathways as a graduate of our program. Join the ranks of successful alumni who have made their mark in diverse fields, from healthcare institutions to community organizations. Meet the demands of a dynamic industry, armed with the skills honed through rigorous training and practical experience. Navigate the evolving job market with confidence, equipped to tackle challenges head-on and drive meaningful change.

Visa Requirements:

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