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Occupational Therapy

Part-time unit of study table

This page was first published on 21 November 2022 and was last amended on 31 January 2023.
View details of the changes below.

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  
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

Post-publication amendments

Date Original publication Post-publication amendment
31/01/2023 Prohibition (N) for BIOS5090 published as:
N BIOS1168
Prohibition (N) for BIOS5090 removed