Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates of this programme will be able to practice occupational therapy in alignment with the World Federation of Occupational Therapists definition of occupational therapy practice:
Occupational therapy is a client-centred health profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through occupation. (WFOT 2012)
Graduates will be able to confidently implement and articulate how occupational therapy positively influences the health and wellbeing of people and communities through engagement in everyday occupations.
Graduates will have a comprehensive knowledge of people as occupational social beings, who engage in occupations within complex environments.
Key Information for Students
Minimum entry requirements NCEA Level 3; OR A qualification at L4 on the National Qual. Framework equaling 60 credits or more completed within one year; OR University Study - successful completion of courses equating to 50 percent of first year student workload completed within one year
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$37,142 - $56,117|
|In further study||21%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.