2 years
Feb Jul
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 5,126
NZD 7,682
Foreign students
USD 16,498
NZD 24,720
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Students of this program will gain an in-depth understanding regarding a specific aspect of occupational therapy knowledge and build a general range of research in order to justify their practice. Also, students will acquire the confidence to systematically plan and carry out detailed research to internationally-recognised standards. Students will be given the chance to choose to complete their qualification through coursework and a project or by the research thesis option.

Entry Requirements

  • You must hold a Diploma OR Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from a World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) approved programme (OR equivalent), OR a Certificate of Registration (New Zealand).
  • If you hold a Diploma or Certificate of Registration, you must also provide evidence of commitment to further education and two confidential referees attesting to your ability to manage postgraduate study.
  • You must provide evidence of registration as an occupational therapist (Annual Practising Certificate), although this can be waived in certain circumstances.
  • International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet entry requirements

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: overall band score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6.5).