4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.
Course available at
- North Sydney
EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.
An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.
To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:
New South Wales
English (Advanced) or English (Standard) (Band 4) or English as an Additional Language (Band 4); plus at least one of biology, chemistry, physics, or personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) (Band 2 for all).
English (Units 3 & 4, C) and one of biology, chemistry or physics (Units 3 & 4, C).
Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English and a study score of at least 25 in one of biology, chemistry or physics.
Disclamer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.
To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings
- 70 cp from Foundation units (Part A);
- 10 cp from Core Curriculum units (Part B);
- 180 cp from Occupational Therapy units (Part C);
- 60 cp from Professional Practice Education units (Part D).
A student who has successfully completed 230 cp from units, and 10 cp from Core Curriculum units may exit from the course with following qualification:
- Bachelor of Allied Health
Students normally complete a unit or units at an introductory level (100-level) in an approved sequence before undertaking advanced level units (200 or 300-level) in that sequence.
In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator and bound by decisions of the School Committee.
Schedule of unit offerings
Part A : Foundation Units
Complete exactly 70 credit points from the following:
|ALHT106||Psychology for Allied Health||10|
|BIOL121||Human Biological Science 1||10|
|OTHY100||Foundations of Occupational Therapy||10|
|OTHY101||Health and Occupation||10|
|OTHY102||Musculoskeletal Structure and Function for Occupational Therapy||10|
|OTHY103||Pathophysiology for Occupational Therapy||10|
|OTHY104||Introduction to Evidence Based Practice and Measurement in Occupational Therapy||10|
Part B : Core Curriculum Units
Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:
|UNCC100||Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society||10|
|PHCC104||Ethics and the Good Life||10|
Part C : Occupational Therapy Units
Complete exactly 180 credit points from the following:
|OTHY201||Contextual Determinants of Health, Illness and Disability||10|
|OTHY202||Ergonomics and Occupational Health and Safety||10|
|OTHY203||Occupational Therapy Interventions for Physical Conditions||10|
|OTHY204||Occupational Participation and Disability||10|
|OTHY205||Mental Health Recovery in Occupational Therapy 1||10|
|OTHY206||Upper Limb Orthoses and Rehabilitation||10|
|OTHY207||Vocational Preparation and Rehabilitation||10|
|OTHY300||Neurological Rehabilitation 1||10|
|OTHY301||Mental Health Recovery in Occupational Therapy 2||10|
|OTHY302||Children Youth and Families||10|
|OTHY304||Neurological Rehabilitation 2||10|
|OTHY305||Research Design for Occupational Therapy||10|
|OTHY306||Clinical Counselling and Group Work||10|
|OTHY400||Occupational Therapy: Ageing, Participation and Health||10|
|OTHY402||Allied Health Management and Leadership||10|
|OTHY403||Occupational Therapy and Community Centred Practice||10|
|OTHY404||Advanced Occupational Therapy Practice||10|
Part D : Professional Practice Education Units
Complete exactly 60 credit points from the following:
|OTHY303||Professional Practice Education 1||10|
|OTHY307||Professional Practice Education 2||10|
|OTHY401||Professional Practice Education 3||30|
|OTHY405||Professional Practice Education 4||10|