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Occupational Therapy

Part-time unit of study table

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 from the list of elective units in Table A.
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

 

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

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 units of study
OCCP5237
Introduction to OT Theory and Practice
6  
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 or Psychology should enrol as an elective in BIOS5090 in Year 1, and BACH5321 in Year 4
BACH5321
Psychology for Graduate Students
6  
BIOS5090
Clin. Oriented Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6 N BIOS1168
BIOS5091
Clinically Based Neuroscience
6
BIDH5003
Foundations of Digital Health
6 N HSBH5003 or HSBH3008 or BIDH3008
Semester 2 - Core units of study
OCCP5208
Biomechanical and Sensorimotor Strategies
6 A Musculoskeletal anatomy knowledge
P BIOS1168 or BIOS5090
OCCP5218
OT in Home and Community Environments
6 A Musculo-skeletal anatomy
C OCCP5208

Year 2

Semester 1 - Core units of study
OCCP5207
Assessing Evidence for OT Practice
6 A Research Methods
C
OCCP5237
OCCP5217
OT Assessment and Planning
6
Semester 2 - Core units of study
OCCP5219
OT in School and Work Environments
6 P OCCP5217
OCCP5238
Developing OT Prof. Skills in Practice
6 P OCCP5237

Year 3

Semester 1 - Core units of study
OCCP5222
Psychosocial and Cognitive Strategies
6 P OCCP5217
OCCP5239
Community Based OT Fieldwork
6 P OCCP5237 and OCCP5238
Semester 2 - Core units of study
OCCP5240
Implementing Skills in OT Prof Practice
9 P OCCP5237 and OCCP5238 and OCCP5239 and OCCP5208 and OCCP5218 and OCCP5219
OCCP5241
Evaluation of OT Practice
6 P OCCP5207 and OCCP5217 and OCCP5237 and OCCP5238
C OCCP5240
HSBH5005
Research Project Elective

6 Unit not available in 2023

Year 4

Semester 1 - Core units of study
OCCP5228
Enabling Occupation with Communities
6 P OCCP5208 and OCCP5218 and OCCP5219
Note: Students without a background in Psychology must enrol in the following unit:
BACH5321
Psychology for Graduate Students
6
Semester 2 - Core unit of study
OCCP5242
Reflexivity and OT Professional Practice
9 P OCCP5237 and OCCP5238 and OCCP5239 and OCCP5208 and OCCP5218 and OCCP5219
Semester 1 - Elective
or choose one elective from the list below:
BIDH5003
Foundations of Digital Health
6 N HSBH5003 or HSBH3008 or BIDH3008
HSBH5007
Living with Cancer
6 A Fieldwork experience, anatomy and physiology
HSBH5005
Research Project Elective
6 Unit not available in 2023
OCCP5245
OT in Learning and Co-ord Difficulties
6 P OCCP5219
OCCP5246
OT in Work Injury Prevention and Rehab

6 P OCCP5219
OCCP5247
Mental Health Interventions

6 C OCCP5222
OCCP5250
OT in Hand and Upper Limb Rehabilitation
6 P (BIOS1168 or BIOS5090) and OCCP5207 and OCCP5208 and OCCP5217
OCCP5251
Technology for Living
6 P OCCP5208 and OCCP5218 and OCCP5219