Occupational Therapy Undergraduate Course Information

What is Occupational Therapy?

Helping people to participate in their everyday activities or what occupational therapists call ‘Occupations’. Occupational therapy is focused on how occupations contribute to a persons’ health and well-being. You identify barriers preventing people from participating in the activities of everyday life and provide solutions. Your skills are universal and you will get to know about people from all; walks of life, ages, illnesses, injuries and disabilities.

We offer the following undergraduate course

Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy)

Career opportunities

You can work with all age groups and in a wide range of physical and psychosocial areas such as:

  • ACC
  • Case Manager
  • Community development officer
  • Health centres, schools, residential care facilities, community, primary health services, and hospitals
  • Manager
  • Occupational Therapy educator
  • Private practice
  • Rehabilitation adviser
  • Researcher

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Last updated: 20-Oct-2015 3.13pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.