Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Therapy Practice
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The postgraduate diploma programme provides graduates with an advanced level of knowledge in their chosen practice area. Graduates of this programme will be more confident in their understandings of the body of knowledge that informs day-to-day occupational therapy practice. Graduates will also be equipped with the knowledge to engage in evidence-based practice that informs the science of occupational therapy. Graduates will be better equipped to hold positions that are recognised as expert clinical posts, or to move in to managerial positions. For some graduates, completing the postgraduate diploma will provide them with the confidence to move in to new areas where the role of occupational therapy is on emerging.
Key Information for Students
To enter this programme you should hold a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy degree, or equivalent. It is also preferable, but not necessary, that you hold a current annual practising certificate entitling you to practise occupational therapy in New Zealand
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||$42,128 - $57,731|
|In further study||18%|
|On a benefit||2%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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.