Occupational Therapy

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

Occupational Therapy - part-time

Master of Occupational Therapy

Students must complete 96 credit points of units of study, including:
(a) 90 credit points of core units; and
(b) 6 credit points of elective units, chosen either from:
(i) the elective units listed below, or
(ii) from any postgraduate units offered by Sydney School of Health Sciences or
(iii) by any other faculty in the University.
The course:
(a) full-time over 4 semesters of study, 24 credit points in a semester
(b) part-time of 8 semesters of study, 12 credit points in a semester

Part-time mode

Students wishing to change from part-time to full-time mode must consult with the Course Director in advance before enrolling for Year 3.

Year 1

Semester 1 - Core
OCCP5237
Introduction to OT Theory and Practice
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December, Intensive January, Intensive November
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive December
Intensive January
Intensive November
Semester 1
Select one of the following units.
Note 1: Students with no prior Anatomy studies must enrol in BIOS5090.
Note 2: Students with no prior Psychology studies must enrol in BACH5321.
Note 3: Students without a background in Anatomy nor Psycas an elective.hology must enrol in BIOS5090 in Year 1, and BACH5321 in Year 4
BACH5321
Psychology for Graduate Students
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
BIOS5090
Clin. Oriented Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6    N BIOS1168


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
BIOS5091
Clinically Based Neuroscience
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
HSBH5003
e-Health for Health Professionals
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core
OCCP5208
Biomechanical and Sensorimotor Strategies
6    A Musculoskeletal anatomy knowledge
P BIOS1168 or BIOS5090


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
OCCP5218
OT in Home and Community Environments
6    A Musculo-skeletal anatomy
C OCCP5208


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2

Year 2

Semester 1 - Core
OCCP5207
Assessing Evidence for OT Practice
6    A Research Methods
C OCCP5237


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
OCCP5217
OT Assessment and Planning
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core
OCCP5219
OT in School and Work Environments
6    P OCCP5217


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
OCCP5238
Developing OT Prof. Skills in Practice
6    P OCCP5237

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive January, Intensive June
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive January
Intensive June
Semester 2

Year 3

Semester 1 - Core
OCCP5222
Psychosocial and Cognitive Strategies
6    P OCCP5217


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
OCCP5239
Community Based OT Fieldwork
6    P OCCP5237 and OCCP5238


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core
OCCP5240
Implementing Skills in OT Prof Practice
9    P OCCP5237 and OCCP5238 and OCCP5239 and OCCP5208 and OCCP5218 and OCCP5219

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive July, Intensive March
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive July
Intensive March
Intensive October
and either
OCCP5241
Evaluation of OT Practice
6    P OCCP5207 and OCCP5217 and OCCP5237 and OCCP5238
C OCCP5240


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
or select Research Stream
HSBH5005
Research Project Elective
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1

Year 4

Semester 1 - Core
OCCP5228
Enabling Occupation with Communities
6    P OCCP5208 and OCCP5218 and OCCP5219


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Note: Students without a background in Psychology must enrol in the following unit:
BACH5321
Psychology for Graduate Students
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 1 - Elective
Select either the following Research stream unit:
HSBH5006
Research Elective Dissertation
6    P HSBH5005


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
or choose one elective from the list below:
OCCP5235
Stroke Rehabilitation
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
OCCP5245
OT in Learning and Co-ord Difficulties
6    P OCCP5219


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
OCCP5246
OT in Work Injury Prevention and Rehab
6    P OCCP5219


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Semester 1
OCCP5247
Mental Health Interventions

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
OCCP5248
People with Intellectual Disability

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
OCCP5250
OT in Hand and Upper Limb Rehabilitation
6    P (BIOS1168 or BIOS5090) and OCCP5207 and OCCP5208 and OCCP5217

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
OCCP5251
Technology for Living
6    P OCCP5208 and OCCP5218 and OCCP5219

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Note: Electives may also be chosen from units of study list offered by the Sydney School of Health Sciences
Semester 2 - Core
OCCP5242
Reflexivity and OT Professional Practice
9    P OCCP5237 and OCCP5238 and OCCP5239 and OCCP5208 and OCCP5218 and OCCP5219
C OCCP5240

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive March, Intensive November
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive March
Intensive November
Intensive October