Master of Occupational Therapy Practice
Diversity is the hallmark of occupational therapy practice. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages to address issues related to participation in everyday life caused by illness, psychological or emotional difficulties, developmental delay, the effects of aging, and life transitions such as retirement. They aim to address barriers that prevent individuals, families, and groups from accessing their communities in ways that are important for health and wellbeing.
This two year, accelerated learning program will enable students with a first degree in a related field to obtain a professional, entry-level qualification at a postgraduate level, to practice as an Occupational Therapist.
The Master in Occupational Therapy Practice (MOTPrac) requires full-time enrolment over two years from July to June (mid-year intake). It operates over 72 weeks, with 1000 hours of fieldwork education commensurate with the World Federation of Occupational Therapists' Minimum Standards for the Education of Occupational Therapists (2002).
The two-year course is an integrated curriculum centered on Scenario-Based Learning (SBL), including units focused on: Foundations of Occupational Therapy, Humans as Occupational Beings, Occupational Performance, Enabling Change in Human Occupation, Transition to Practice and Advanced Professional Practice. Fieldwork is embedded throughout the program and includes an extensive practice-based project.
Peninsula campus is Monash University's third largest campus. It is about 40km south of Melbourne and has around 3500 students.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
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Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least high credit (65%) average, and have completed either:
- A minimum of at least one six-credit-point unit of study in human anatomy/physiology or a related area from any recognized tertiary institution or
- The Monash Human Biology short course* or
- BMA1901 Human Structure and Function as a single-unit enrolment at Monash
- Course Code: 079265M
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
- Duration: 02 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: 100 AUD