Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Deakin University

4.33 out of 5 from 3 reviews
Bachelor Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

As a qualified occupational therapist you will have the specialised knowledge to improve your clients’ lives – at home and at work - and to promote good health and wellbeing in workplaces. Study a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Deakin and get rewarding, real-world training commencing in your first year.

Occupational therapists work collaboratively with people who might have limitations, including those caused by injury, health conditions, delayed development or the effects of ageing. Occupational therapy (OT) interventions are designed to enhance participation in everyday life and may include activities or assistive devices, or modification of home or work environments to facilitate active engagement in work, home, social and leisure activities.

This course draws upon Deakin’s core strengths in health education to ensure you receive a relevant, practical OT education that meets contemporary workforce needs.

Employment opportunities for occupational therapists have never been greater due to a workforce shortage of qualified practitioners in this field. As a graduate...

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Additional Information

Throughout the course, you will get a chance to consolidate your skills through a series of supervised placements which commence in year 1. You wil...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Deakin University based on 3 reviews
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Student Reviews

August 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: The course is taught by professional OTs who offer real experience. Also the facilities (OT lab) is amazing! We are also taught how to make 9 different splints for hand therapy which I believe is ahead of most other unis.

Our course is also well thought out, in terms of complexity vs time spent at uni (I.e we w...

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June 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: Really helpful and educated teachers. The course provides practice opportunities that assists in furthering our skills and knowledge

Negatives: There are aspects of the unit that are mentioned on placement that are not covered in the course that would be helpful to know

My advice to future students is: Keep a...

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March 2018
Year completed 2021

Enjoyable course, however having classes at two different campuses if slightly inconvenient

My advice to future students is: Only do a course you actually want to do, don't create a waste of money

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