Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) Program By La Trobe University |Top Universities
This double degree offers knowledge and skills in assessing clients and developing intervention plans for individuals, groups and communities of people who experience difficulties in conducting their daily activities. Lessons are delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, practical workshops, clinical practice, and online learning. In first and second year, students will study the fundamentals of anatomy, interprofessional practice, health research and the determinants of health. Students will also study two electives in any subject area. In third and fourth year, students will look into occupational therapy subjects, particularly the specialized therapy needs of children, youth, adults and older adults. At the same year, students have the opportunity to undertake a 1000-hour of clinical placement at hospitals, community agencies, schools and rehabilitation centres. The Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice is accredited by the Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand). Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice may be eligible to apply for registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. Professional registration may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree.