Master of Clinical Rehabilitation (Neurological Occupational Therapy)

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

This degree aims to enable Occupational Therapists to deepen their knowledge base and skills in neurological occupational therapy practice. In addition, students will have the opportunity to develop research or practice expertise in an area of neurological occupational therapy and to apply this to a specific research or evidence-based practice project.


  • Students complete six core (compulsory) topics and either a dissertation or clinical research and one option topic chosen from a range of topics available. These topics aim to provide students with the opportunity to review the principles and practice of neurological rehabilitation, with a focus on neurological occupational therapy, and apply these to contemporary practice
  • and enable practitioners to analyse and apply evidence-based practice in neurological occupational therapy.Students will undertake professional experience placement as part of the course. For more information visit .


  • Rehabilitation Practice, Stroke Rehabilitation, Clinical Neuroscience.

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent qualification plus a minimum of two years' full-time equivalent post-degree work experience in a relevant clinical discipline by the commencement date of the course
  • Or hold the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Rehabilitation or equivalent qualification. In addition, all applicants must be currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority as an Occupational Therapist, and maintain this registration for the duration of their study in the degree. Applicants must provide details of their work experience in occupational therapy in their SATAC application.

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