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Introduction to Occupational therapy

Ready to take your first step towards a career in occupational therapy (OT)? Compare online health and medical science courses that are available with universities from across Australia.

These courses are ideal for those who want to study allied health at a holistic level before specialising in occupational therapy. They can also help you upskill in areas important to the profession. While these courses alone won’t qualify you to practice as an occupational therapist, they can broaden your career prospects in occupational therapy and beyond.

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Edith Cowan University

Further your skills to help those with neurological conditions

Whether you work as a speech pathologist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, exercise psychologist or registered nurse, this course will help you expand your knowledge in rehabilitation. 

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

Griffith University


Master of Rehabilitation Counselling

Understand rehabilitation in theory and practice

Work as a rehabilitation counsellor, perhaps in government, insurance, private or not-for-profit rehabilitation services. Put your theory into practice through fieldwork, and applied counselling and research methods.

Online & on-campus

Approx. 1.5 years full time or part time equivalent

Australian Catholic University

Add rehab to your health science skillset

Build on your health qualification with sports specialist knowledge. You’ll explore how strength and conditioning can manage injury. Aim for prevention. Write exercise prescriptions for active people and get them moving again. 

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

University of Queensland


Graduate Certificate in Sports Medicine

Add sports medicine to your general practice

Explore the foundations of sports medicine. You’ll learn how to identify your patients’ acute and overuse sports injuries. Topics include injury prevention, rehabilitation and biomechanics. Treat a range of active people in your general practice.

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6 months full time or part time equivalent

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