Faculty of Health Sciences
This graduate entry master course offers you a fast-track option to becoming an occupational therapist. You will develop knowledge of four broad areas:
• Medical, psychiatric, orthopaedic and neurological conditions which affect the health and well-being of individuals.
• The theory and practice of occupational therapy including the study of occupation and analysis of the physical, psychological and social requirements of a variety of skills and activities.
• Human development covering normal growth and development within the life cycle along with problems which occur such as learning disabilities and the effects of ageing.
• Occupational health and management, including prevention, education and rehabilitation programs for a variety of workplaces.
Your studies will be complemented with extensive clinical fieldwork practice. You will also have the unique opportunity to take part in the Occupational Therapy Abroad program, participating in a fieldwork placement in China, India, South Africa or Ukraine for four weeks.
This course is recognised by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Occupational Therapists and for registration with the Occupational Therapists Registration Board of Western Australia.
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