Cricos: 00917K

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BSc

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About Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Western Sydney University

This course is designed to give you the skills you need to contribute to the health and rehabilitation of people who are limited in their ability to perform everyday tasks. Look forward to a program of practice and evidence-based learning which promotes the value of human diversity, fundamental human rights, and the dignity and worth of every client.

Advance human health

Western's Bachelor of Occupational Therapy is an accredited program that prepares graduates for this highly regarded field. The first two years of the program combine studies in occupational therapy with a broad understanding of biomedicine, and various health science fields, to develop the professional competencies important for ethical and safe practice. The final two years focus predominately on occupational therapy practice skills, practical experience and specialised areas. This course offers the flexibility of an honours stream for high performing students, as well as an early exit option, allowing students to graduate with a Bachelor of Health Science after three years. To meet the fieldwork guidelines of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, you'll benefit from hands-on experience and 1,000 hours in a professional practice.

Professional accreditation

This program is accredited by the Occupational Therapy Council as an approved program of study in Australia. Graduates are eligible for professional registration by the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Your career

As a graduate of this degree you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Public and private hospitals
  • Insurance companies
  • Private practice and private rehabilitation providers
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Schools
  • Mental health workers and rehabilitation consultants

Campus Information

Campbelltown

ATAR: 85

UAC CODE: 723555

COURSE CODE: 4711

CRICOS CODE: 086212K

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  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 29040 per year

Entry requirements

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the the Western Sydney University International office.

International students applying to Western Sydney University through Western Sydney University International can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the Western Sydney University International website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

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