Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Otago Polytechnic

Subject area

Occupational Therapy

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$20,914

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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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

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

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,971 $20,914
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,485 $28,454
Total $16,456 $49,367

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

92%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $50,367
Earnings range $37,142 - $56,117
In employment 74%
In further study 21%
On a benefit 1%

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Email: info@op.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

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