University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The University of Newcastle's Occupational Therapy degree program trains world-class occupational therapists. Our graduates work worldwide, helping people and communities overcome unique challenges to get the most out of everyday life activities. You'll learn to help children reach developmental milestones or manage their disability. You'll study how to assist older clients to return to their daily lives after a stroke or hip replacement. Or perhaps you will help people return to work following an accident.As an occupational therapist, your skills will be invaluable as you work closely with individuals to assess their unique situation, determine goals and put together a plan for success.


300 units of compulsory courses20 units of electives


  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Biomedical, behavioural and occupational sciences and therapy
  • Mental health
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and community development

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 HSC or ATAR equivalentEnglish language proficiencyIELTS overall minimum - 7.0IELTS section minimum - 7.0

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $154,349
  • ATAR: 93
  • Full-time : 4 years

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