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Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Occupational Therapy

Bond University
4 years
Bachelor's degree
Gold Coast
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Program description

Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Occupational Therapy

Bond University’s Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Occupational Therapy enables you to become eligible for registration as an Occupational Therapist in just 4 years.

The Bachelor of Health Sciences equips you with an understanding of basic and applied sciences as they relate to the human body.   It provides a strong foundation for the Master of Occupational Therapy, enabling you to explore common health issues and priorities and gain an understanding of the anatomical, molecular, physiological and psychological processes of health and human function.

The Master of Occupational Therapy is designed to produce highly competitive graduates with comprehensive clinical skills in both national and international healthcare environments, as well as possessing a solid business acumen and research experience.   It is the first Occupational Therapy Masters in Australia to offer you the opportunity to complete either a clinical research project or undertake business electives.

The Bachelor of Health Sciences and the Master of Occupational Therapy are each comprised of 6 semesters delivered over 2 years, with the two sequential degrees being 12 semesters in total.   Dependent on the semester of commencement, with University’s three semesters-per-year schedule, these two programs can be completed in just 4 years.

Admission requirements

Academic requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.

Student must complete the Bachelor of Health Sciences with a minimum GPA of 1/4 (equivalent to 4/7) in order to progress to the Master of Occupational Therapy.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.

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Program content

The Bond University Master of Occupational Therapy program has been designed to prepare graduates with the professional qualifications required to practice as an Occupational Therapist in Australia.

The program aims to produce graduates with the comprehensive skills and knowledge to succeed as occupational therapists in both national and international healthcare environments, as well as possess the business acumen to compete in a health care setting of increasing privatization.

Graduates of the program will be able to apply their experience across a wide range of areas including:

  • Private practice
  • Public and private hospitals
  • Independent living centers and rehabilitation facilities
  • Schools and tertiary education
  • Workplace health
  • Community health centers
  • Mental health services
  • Aged care
  • Research

University core subjects (3)

  • CORE11-001 Critical Thinking and Communication (CORE 1)
  • CORE11-002 Leadership and Team Dynamics (CORE 2)
  • CORE11-003 Ethical Thought and Action (CORE 3)

Plus: Beyond Bond: Professional Development and Community Engagement

For more information Visit University Website.

About school

Bond University

Bond University

At Bond University, we do things differently. Known for our small class sizes, three-semester-per-year timetable and state-of-the-art facilities, Bond University has been named in the global top 20 universities in the Times Higher Education Ranking of the Best Small Universities...

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Contact info

Bond University

14 University Drive
4226 Robina, Queensland


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