In this degree, you’ll develop the skills needed to work as an occupational therapist, delivering life changing outcomes. You’ll 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’ll study occupational therapy theory and practice, occupational science and other sciences such as psychology, sociology and anatomy.
Why study at Griffith?
Why study occupational therapy at Griffith?
Practical placements starting in your first year
With 1000 hours of practical placements, starting in first year, you’ll apply the skills and knowledge to real life situations preparing you for the wide range of opportunities available to occupational therapists.
Be part of the GriffithOT community
In this degree, you’ll join a community of students and experts and learn through social media as well as in the classroom.
You’ll be prepared for a career in a variety of workplaces, including in hospitals, homeless shelters, refugee detention centres, universities and government departments.
You’ll be able to work with individuals, groups and communities in social enterprises, charities, large companies, schools and prisons.
In fact, you'll be able to create the career you want!