Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) Honours

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Occupational Therapy Honours

Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) (Honours)

Honours is available to meritorious students who will complete an alternative set of units of study in the last three semesters of the program.
Students in the honours course must complete 192 credit points of units of study comprising:
(a) 138 credit points of core units listed in the table below; and
(b) a minor (36 credit points) of core units listed in the table for Disability, Participation and Health table; and
(c) 18 credit points of Honours units listed in the table below
(d) maintain a credit average or higher throughout the honours program.
(e) not fail a unit of study throughout their degree (any exceptions require Honours Committee approval).
Note: All Occupational Therapy students must complete the relevant pre-placement requirements prior to all Work Integrated Learning or fieldwork placements
The honours course is full-time only over 4 years of study
Year 1 - Core units
BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
OCCP1103
Occupational Therapy Theory and Process
6   

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Semester 1
OCCP1104
Analysing and Teaching Occupations
6   

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Semester 1
OCCP1105
Physical Capacity and Occupational Performance
6    A BIOS1168


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Semester 2
OCCP1106
Psychosocial Capacity and Occ Performance 1
6   

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Semester 2
In addition to the units listed above, students complete 18 credit points from Table A Disability, Participation and Health minor
Year 2 - Core units (2022)
BIOS1171
Neuroscience
6    N BIOS2171 or BIOS2103 or ANAT2X10


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
In addition to the units listed above, students complete 12 credit points from Table A Disability, Participation and Health minor
More units available in 2022. OCCP2XXX Home and Community Occupations, OCCP2XXXX Self-maintenance and Rest Occupations, OCCP2XXX Occupational Performance at School, OCCP2XXX Neuro-motor Capacity and Occ Performance, OCCP2XXX Practice Education 1
Year 3 - Core units (2023)
BHSC3021
Honours A: Research Design
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive October
Semester 2
In addition to the units listed above, students complete 6 credit points from Table A Disability, Participation and Health minor
Units of study offered from 2023. OCCP3XXX Practice Education 2, OCCP3XXX Practice Education 3, OCCP3XXX Using and Generating Evidence in OT, OCCP3XXX Infancy and Pre-School Occ Performance, OCCP3XXX Cognitive Capacity and Occ Performance
Year 4 - Core units (2024)
BHSC4012
Honours B: Applied Research Skills
6    P BHSC3021

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1b
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 1b
BHSC4013
Honours C: Research Project
6    P BHSC4012


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
Units of study offered from 2024. OCCP4XXX Work Occupations, OCCP4XXX Psychosocial Capacity and Occ Perf 2, OCCP4XXX Healthy Ageing and Participation, OCCP4XXX Practice Education 4