Bachelor of Health Sciences / Master of Occupational Therapy

Flinders University

The Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Occupational Therapy will prepare graduates to promote the health and participation of people, organisations and populations through engagement in everyday activities or occupation. Students will also gain the knowledge and clinical skills to work as an occupational therapist. Building on a strong tradition of teaching and research in health sciences, the double degree will meet national priority areas of health care and workforce needs and build on strengths in rural, remote and Indigenous health. Graduates of the Bachelor of Health Sciences who have undertaken the Principles of Occupational Therapy specialisation but do not progress to the Master of Occupational Therapy will be able to work in a variety of areas including health research, and public health.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent qualifications; or mature age entry (STAT); or TAFE/VET qualifications; or higher education transfers; or completion of a foundation studies program; Police Check; Criminal History Check; English language skills

Structure:

Students are required to pass all topics of the Bachelor component of the double degree and achieve a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 (Credit average) in order to progress to the Masters component of the degree.The degree includes clinical placements, which may be undertaken in various metropolitan or rural and remote locations across South Australia or interstate. Students will be required to complete at least one clinical placement in a rural location.

Subjects you can Study:

Health Sciences; Occupational Therapy

Study Pathways:

Students are required to pass all topics of the Bachelor component of the double degree and achieve a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 (Credit average) in order to progress to the Masters component of the degree.

Further information:

An annual subquota is available for applicants from rural and remote areas.

Recognition:

This degree is accredited by the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

Related Careers:

Occupational Therapist,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park 76.8 No Full time 5 years
Bedford Park 76.8 No Part time 8 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 26,100 students, with over 5,400 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

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