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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.

Award Title:Master of Occupational Therapy
Length of Program:2 years full time
Next Intake:August 2020
Application Deadline:March 31st
Selection Interview:Yes, via skype or similar platform
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203