Master of Occupational Therapy
Total student fees
over 1.5 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?
The aim of the Master of Occupational Therapy is to continue to consolidate graduates confidence in their metacognitive abilities through:
* extending their ability to critically evaluate relevant literature, through this knowledge increasing their own and the effectiveness of others occupational therapy interventions offered in the New Zealand bicultural context
* providing opportunities to continually engage in critical inquiry and reflexive reasoning, recognising and acknowledging how these influence the art and science of occupational therapy practice in the New Zealand bicultural context.
* enabling the ongoing development of understanding of how research informs practice developments, and having the opportunity to contribute to the knowledge base of occupational therapy through research.
Key Information for Students
You should have a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from Otago Polytechnic, Auckland University of Technology or an equivalent overseas programme. Other applicants may be admitted who can demonstrate appropriate study of an equivalent level and content, pa
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||$45,299 - $79,717|
|In further study||8%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant
BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair
The grant is up to $1000 .
Talented Athlete Education Pathway - Otago Polytechnic
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
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.