Study a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the University of Newcastle to graduate with extensive practical experience in occupational therapy..

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

Why study with us?

Occupational therapy graduates from the University of Newcastle have professional skills and scientific knowledge which makes them highly employable.WHY STUDY OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE?

Do you want to work in a profession that has a profound effect on people's lives? If you're a good communicator, with an interest in helping people who have a restriction in their daily occupational functions, then you have an exciting career ahead of you in occupational therapy.

Occupational therapy is a broad thinking profession focusing on daily "occupational" needs or the things people do or want to do in their usual everyday life.

When you study occupational therapy at the University of Newcastle, you will work with our highly qualified academics to consider these occupations from a mixture of physical, psychological, psycho-social, medical, environmental and cultural perspectives.

Students who choose to study the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) with us gain over 1,000 hours of practical experience to best prepare you for the workplace. As well as learning professional skills, the practical experience incorporated into this degree means you can sample a range of career paths.

This degree is accredited by Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) on behalf of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT).

What you will study