Griffith University

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

In this degree, you will develop the skills needed to work as an occupational therapist to deliver life changing outcomes. You will learn how to enable people to do the activities - occupations - they need or want to do in order to live a meaningful life, but have difficulty with due to illness, injury or other disadvantages.You will study occupational therapy theory and practice, occupational science, and other sciences such as psychology, sociology and anatomy. With 1000 hours of practical placements, starting in first year, you will apply the skills and knowledge to real life situations preparing you for the wide range of opportunities available to occupational therapists.In this degree, you will join a community of students and experts and learn through social media as well as in the classroom.Honours is available for this degree.


  • Advanced Occupational Therapy
  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems I
  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems II
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Contemporary Issues in Occupational Therapy
  • Contributing to the Community
  • Emerging as an Occupational Therapist
  • First Peoples Health and Practice
  • Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Health Challenges for the 21st Century
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Biomedical Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Psychology 2
  • Introduction to Social Theory
  • Needs Assessment, Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Occupation and Occupational Therapy I
  • Occupation and Occupational Therapy II
  • Occupation, Health and Participation - Communities and Populations
  • Occupation, Health and Participation - Individuals
  • Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Education I
  • Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Education II
  • Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Education III
  • Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Education IV
  • Priorities and Interventions in Public Health
  • Public Health Research Methods
  • Understanding the Context of Occupation


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $132,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Nathan Campus International: $132,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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