We understand that Australia’s population is facing complex challenges related to ageing, chronic illness, short- and long-term physical injuries, disability and mental health. That’s why we offer occupational therapy at Swinburne.
Our program prepares you to be eligible to practice as a qualified occupational therapist. Learn how to help those who have mental health, neurological or musculoskeletal impairments to participate in everyday life activities. Through problem-based learning and placements in industry you’ll be equipped for practice today and into the future.
By the time you graduate, you’ll have the confidence and skills to apply your knowledge to the workplace. Future careers may be found in rehabilitation, hospital, residential care, mental health, community health, school and paediatric settings.
The Swinburne Advantage
We turn knowing into know-how.
We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.
Work Integrated Learning allows you to gain professional experience as part of your studies at Swinburne. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.
Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.
You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.
We think it’s an approach that makes the adventure worth taking. See for yourself.
The Swinburne Advantage. Available to all new undergraduates.
Occupational therapy at Swinburne
Occupational therapy courses