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 to apply for admission to the Honours program, a student must have completed 160 cp from years 1 and 2 of the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy pass degree, with a grade point average of at least 5.50 on the ACU seven point scale.
To qualify for the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Honours degree a student must complete 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
- 70 cp from Foundation units (Part A);
- 10 cp from University Core Curriculum units (Part B);
- 140 cp from Occupational Therapy units (Part C);
- 20 cp from Professional Practice Education units (Part D);
- 80 cp from Honours units (Part E).
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 : University 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 140 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|
|OTHY306||Clinical Counselling and Group Work||10|
|OTHY400||Occupational Therapy: Ageing, Participation and Health||10|
Part D : Professional Practice Education Units
Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:
|OTHY303||Professional Practice Education 1||10|
|OTHY307||Professional Practice Education 2||10|
Part E : Occupational Therapy Honours Units
Complete exactly 80 credit points from the following:
|ALHT404||Honours Research Project Implementation||10|
|ALHT405||Honours Research Design||10|
|OTHY407||Professional Practice Education 3 (Honours)||20|
|OTHY409||Professional Practice Education 4 (Honours)||10|
|OTHY410||Advanced Occupational Therapy Practice (Honours)||10|