About this program

This is a new program and, as such, it will be introduced through a progressive roll-out with Year 1 courses offered in 2014, Year 2 courses offered in 2015 etc. Students wishing to fast-track their completion of the program and/or students entering the program with credit for prior studies should note that the earliest time the University anticipates it will be offering all core program requirements will be during 2017.

OP 1 to 6 Guarantee

The OP 1 to 6 Guarantee does not apply to this program.

Occupational therapy is an exciting profession that opens up many opportunities for graduates. Many will work in health and social care settings but an increasing number will create new roles to address some of the major issues impacting on Australia and other areas of the world. The program will provide you with the theory and skills to work as an occupational therapist in any setting. You will undertake a number of placements including an innovative placement where you will have the opportunity to make your mark in an important area. A hallmark of this program will be that it will adopt a truly contemporary view of occupational therapy in keeping with international trends in the field.

Program code Program title Campus Semester intake
1400 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (this program) Gold Coast Semester 1 only
1405 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy with Honours Gold Coast Semester 1 only