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Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Occupational Therapy

Charles Darwin University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Darwin
English
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Program description

Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Occupational Therapy

A career as an occupational therapist (OT) will open doors to a multitude of opportunities in health and social care delivery. This unique area of health prepares graduates to work with people across all ages who may have motor-sensory or muscular-skeletal impairments, disability, injuries or mental health problems that impact their ability to cope with day-to-day activities.
This course equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to improve the lives of the clients, families and communities in which you will work.
The Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Occupational Therapy incorporates 1000 hours of health practicum supported by CDU academics and registered OT professionals. There are unique placement opportunities in the Northern Territory's local, rural and remote areas.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island students are encouraged to apply. CDU's Indigenous Student Support services are on hand to support you through your degree. This course offers international study opportunities and welcomes international students with a dedicated international student support academic.

Admission requirements

Admission criteria

Admission requirements are met by one of the following:

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*.
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010).
  • Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course.
  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

We offer certain scholarships, please visit our website for more information.

Qualification

On successful completion of this course, student will awarded by Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Occupational Therapy

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities in areas such as Community health centres, Public and private hospitals, Aged care facilities, Paediatric facilities, Education facilities, Mental health settings, Alcohol and drug services, Private clinics, Non-government organisations, Correctional institutions, Universities and research facilities, Corporate and industrial settings, Supported employment and government departments .

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About this institute

Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a sustainable, innovative, creative and inclusive new world university located in northern Australia teaching 24,000 students from more than 55 nationalities across 11 campuses and training centres, in over 100 regional and remote locations; and...


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Why study at Charles Darwin University

20,000 students from more than 72 nationalities across 11 campuses and training centres, in over 100 locations

Our Values

At CDU, we believe a new world university is one built on collective effort, inclusivity, creativity, social justice and sustainability. A place where you can follow your passion to make things better. Together with you, we strive for excellence, integrity, accountability and equitable opportunities for all.

Collective effort

We address vital issues in our communities and our region by bringing people together to make our world a better place.

Inclusivity

Our strength is in the uniqueness of our people, and we value and respect individual differences and diversity of thought. We are committed to fostering trust, teamwork, and belonging.

Creativity

We value artistic endeavour, originality, and freedom of expression. We learn from Indigenous and international cultures to create a new vision for the future.

Social justice

Our students, staff, and alumni make positive impacts in healthcare, education, housing and many other areas of society where there is inequality.

Sustainability

We’re committed to protecting our environment, to supporting ethical business practices and to using technology to build a sustainable future.

Australia ranked #2 study abroad country

Australia has been ranked the #2 study abroad country in the world for 2020! With everything from the tranquility of the Gold Coast beaches to the adventure of the Australian Alps, take a trip “Down Under” and discover why Australia is a great choice for an exceptional study abroad experience.

Contact info

Charles Darwin University

Ellengowan Drive
0810 Darwin
Australia

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www.cdu.edu.au

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