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University of Canberra Master of Occupational Therapy Overview

University of Canberra’s Occupational Therapy program is specially designed for students who are committed to transforming the lives of everyday people by enabling their workplace participation.  This qualification is recognized by Occupational Therapy Australia and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.   You can top up your credentials with research-based competencies and gain valuable on-the-job experience by performing authentic therapy evaluations in real life scenarios.

Occupational Therapy students at University of Canberra in Australia will work with all types of people, including those who have an impairment of body structures or function owing to a health condition or who are restricted in their participation or who are socially excluded owing to their membership of social or cultural minority groups.  Upon completion of the Master of Occupational Therapy course, University of Canberra graduates will have the attitudes, skills and knowledge to work collaboratively with people, individually or in groups or communities.

Course Outline

University of Canberra’s Master of Occupational Therapy  program runs for five semesters incorporating university based units as well as practice education. In the Occupational Therapy program, students learn how to work with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the occupations they need to, want to or are expected to do.  University of Canberra students also learn about modifying the occupation or the environment to better support people’s occupational engagement.

Clinical Work Experience

In this course, you will undertake a series of occupational therapy professional practice sessions as part of the Faculty of Health’s commitment to supporting work-integrated learning. In total you will complete about 1000 hours in a wide variety of public, private and voluntary sector settings.  This includes: the person’s home environment, schools, workplaces, health centres, supported accommodation, housing for seniors, rehabilitation centres, hospitals and forensic centres.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have an undergrad degree in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 65%.  Program is competitive and GPA will run higher.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an Interview. Admission will be based on your GPA and the interview.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

The Master of Occupational Therapy at the University of Canberra fulfills the requirements for entry level education of occupational therapists and has been awarded the status of a professionally accredited occupational therapy course by Occupational Therapy Australia and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.

Students wishing to register in Canada should contact the Canadian Association for Occupational Therapists.  The CAOT helps those who want to work in Canada to understand the requirements for registration.

KOM Consultants understands the process and requirements needed to enter the legal profession in Canada. Contact KOM Consultants for more information

All students applying directly through KOM Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

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University Of Canberra Rises To World’s Top 40 Young Universities

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The has continued to rise to sit at number 34 in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

The rankings list the world’s best universities aged 50 years or under, and the latest results cement the ’s place among the world’s top 40 young universities.

Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Deep Saini, said the ranking was welcome news.

“We are delighted with the latest results from the THE Young University rankings. …

Students Begin Classes Placements At University Of Canberra Hospital

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The new Hospital (UCH) has welcomed its first students undertaking placements through the dedicated Clinical Education and Research Centre (CERC).

The CERC, a collaboration between ACT Health and the , is an innovative teaching facility that allows for valuable practical training and greater teaching and research opportunities between the two organisations.

Students studying a variety of health-related degrees at the began classes and placements at the new hospital earlier this month. …

University Of Canberra Soars In Young Universities Ranking

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The has cemented its place among the world’s top 100 young universities according to new rankings.

The University has soared to number 58 in the prestigious 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

The ranking, which lists the best universities under 50 years of age, saw the climb 33 places after being named at number 91 last year.

Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Deep Saini said the ranking was terrific news. …

University Of Canberra Researcher Named Recipient Of Humanities Award

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The ’s Dr Ana Tanasoca is the joint recipient of the 2018 Max Crawford Medal, Australia’s most prestigious award for early-career researchers in the humanities.

Dr Tanasoca, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University’s Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, has been recognised for her work around the ethical and political problems that accompany dual citizenship and questions of multiple citizenship.

Dr Tanasoca’s research is captured in a new book,  …

University Of Canberra Hospital A Step Closer To Operation

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The community in Canberra and surrounding region is a step closer to accessing ’s newest purpose-built public hospital with construction of the facility on the University’s Bruce campus now complete.

The hospital, which will open its doors in July, will provide great opportunities of learning and research for the University’s students and staff.

To mark the completion of the construction phase, Minister for Health and Wellbeing Meegan Fitzharris and other stakeholders toured the facility which will officially be known as Hospital: Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, …

Award Title:Master of Occupational Therapy
Length of Program:2 years full time
Next Intake:August
Application Deadline:April 30th
Selection Interview:Yes, via Skype or similar platform
Tuition Fees:Approx. $41,600 AUD for the first year