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Curtin University Occupational Therapy Undergraduate Entry

  

KOM Consultants is the official Canadian representative of Curtin in Australia. Canadian applications to Curtin’s Undergraduate Entry Bachelor of Occupational Therapy program are submitted directly through KOM Consultants at 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.

Overview

Curtin University Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (OT) Overview

Curtin University’s Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (OT) program in Australia prepares students to work as professional occupational therapists, training to assess and treat people who, because of illness, injury or circumstance, are limited in their ability to undertake activities of everyday life.

The Occupational Therapist OT course at Curtin University is recognized by the World Federation of Occupational Therapy and encompasses a broad range of core units, covering areas such as:

  • environment, health and disability
  • ergonomics and safety science psychology
  • psychology
  • physical rehabilitation
  • Indigenous cultures and health
  • neuropsychiatry

Curtin’s Occupational Therapy course teaches students to identify barriers – physical, social, attitudinal or legislative – that prevent engagement in occupation and will encourage to find interventions, strategies and solutions.

To help with studies, Curtin University students will have access to laboratories, learning spaces and resource rooms that are tailored for learning the essential skills required for working in occupational therapy. Curtin’s Bachelor of Occupational Therapy students can practice individual, group and family-centred care.

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Why Occupational Therapy at Curtin University in Australia

  • Curtin University’s Investment of $9 million in new facilities
  • Curtin University facilities have laboratories, learning spaces, resource rooms and a student common room to help you practice essential skills for person, client and family-centred care

Clinical Work Experience

There are opportunities to take three placements within Curtin’s Occupational Therapy program, each lasting seven weeks, in an inter-professional environment. Students can also choose to participate in the Go Global program, where a four-week fieldwork placement is offered in Cambodia, China, India or Ukraine.

Entry Requirements

Completed High School diploma carrying 70% (best of 6). Applicants are required to have completed at least one science subject.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

As a graduate of Curtin’s Occupational Therapy OT program in Australia, students will be eligible to apply for registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (the national board). Curtin students can also choose to be a member of the Australian Association of Occupational Therapists and/or Occupational Therapy Australia (WA).

Registration for practice will allow students to practice occupational therapy in all Australian states and territories. Curtin Occupational Therapy graduates may apply for registration in most countries, although some may involve sitting a licensing examination. The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy is recognized by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.

KOM Consultants understands the process and requirements needed to enter the Occupational Therapy 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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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Faculty:School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Speech Pathology
Award Title:Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Length of Program:4 years full time
Intake:February
Prerequisites:completed high school diploma. Applicants are required to have completed at least one science subject. Contact KOM Consultants for full details
Interview:Not required by Curtin University
Application Deadline:Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance. Contact KOM Consultants for full details 1 877 318 8203
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Country:Australia