Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Therapy Practice

Otago Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Occupational Therapy

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Entry requirements

Selection will be made on the basis of the following criteria: ? Diploma or ? Certificate of Registration or ? Bachelors degree. Other conditions may apply

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The postgraduate certificate qualification provides students with the opportunity to advance their knowledge in an area of their practice. Graduates completing the programme will have developed confidence in their ability to articulate their clinical reasoning and will have increased their knowledge in various aspects of their practice. Graduates will demonstrate academic skills relevant to the art and science of occupational therapy practice and be better equipped to apply for positions that are recognised as expert clinical posts. For more information refer Otago Polytechnic

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Rehabilitation Therapies at this level can earn:


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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

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Sir Robert Jones Refugee Daughters Scholarships

Provided by:

Refugees as Survivors New Zealand - Scholarship Co-ordinator



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Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary



Determined annually by the Trustees

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
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