About the Monash Occupational Therapy School

15 September 2015

The Monash University Department of Occupational Therapy provides undergraduate and postgraduate courses to students seeking employment in hospital and community health settings.

Monash Occupational Therapy School
Study occupational therapy at Monash University

Diversity is the hallmark of occupational therapy practice. Occupational therapists work with individuals, families, and groups to assist them to overcome the limitations and restrictions that are caused by illness, psychological or emotional difficulties, developmental delay or the effects of aging. They are employed in organisations and communities to address the barriers that prevent people’s participation in accessing their community in ways that impact on their health and well-being. Occupational therapist work with people of all ages, so long as they have an occupational performance issues related to engagement in productive, self-care or leisure activities.

Monash Master of Occupational Therapy Practice

Program: Master of Occupational Therapy Practice
Location: Peninsula Campus, (approx. 40 km southeast of Melbourne)
Semester intake: July
Duration: 2 years
Application deadline: October 31, 2015
Entry Requirements
Successful completion of a bachelor degree in health, education, social, physical or biological sciences (or subsequent postgraduate study and/or relevant work experience). Applicants must have obtained a GPA of at least 65% credit average in their most recently completed university undergraduate degree.
If students do not have a background in health, education, biomedical, sociological and/or psychological studies, prospective students must complete one of the following or equivalent prior to the commencement of the course:

  • Study BMA1901 Human Structure and Function as a single unit enrolment at Monash.
  • Complete a Human Biology short course via distance education at Monash or equivalent.

Successful international applicants must be available for a Skype interview, either in mid-December or March.

Apply to Monash University Occupational Therapy School!


Would you like more information about how you can study occupational therapy at Monash University? Please contact OzTREKK’s Australian Occupational Therapy Schools Officer Jaime Notman at jaime@oztrekk.com or 1-866-698-7355.