Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Occupational Therapists help people of all ages to overcome barriers that affect their ability to engage in the everyday activities that are meaningful and important to them. They use a range of treatment strategies designed to enhance the person's ability, such as modifying the task or environment, skill development, and/or education. Through this program, students will gain a thorough understanding of the theory and practice of occupational therapy, including foundation knowledge from the anatomical, physiological, social behavioural, and psychological sciences. Graduates of this program do so with a highly respected honours qualification, with knowledge and skills that will set you apart in a competitive job market and a pathway to future research or learning.

Course Fee:

International: $188,073

Entry Requirements:

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English; one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics; First Aid Certificate (including CPR); Blue Card; Evidence of immunisation against blood-borne transmissible viruses or other diseases.


64 units; 1000 hours of supervised clinical practice

Subjects you can Study:

Occupational therapy

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.


Occupational Therapy Australia; Occupational Therapy Council, World Federation Of Occupational Therapy; Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Related Careers:

Occupational Therapist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info No Full time 4 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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