Master of Occupational Therapy

MA-OCC Postgraduate Hawthorn Send me a link to this course
The Master of Occupational Therapy provides students with skills and knowledge in treating clients who have difficulty participating in everyday life activities due to neurological, musculoskeletal or mental health issues. Students undertake problem-based learning which requires them to collaboratively question, research, interpret core information and develop meaningful responses to case scenarios.

Design, technology, and business entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship are embedded in the curriculum content, which has been designed collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals.

Students complete three professional work placements in community- or hospital-focused agencies that offer short-and long-term therapy, a well as an innovative project-based placement in the Design Factory Melbourne. Working in teams, students gain industry experience by developing innovative solutions to problems provided by industry partners and consumers.

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Due to limited capacity, students will be unable to defer their place in this course.

Duration

2 years full-time

Intakes

Hawthorn (Winter) - View application and start dates

Study modes

  • Full-time,
  • Block Mode