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Graduate Diploma in Occupation and Health

Program overview

Occupation is the activities that people need to do, choose to do, and have to do to function as a human being. Through Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Occupation and Health you will develop a critical understanding of common health conditions and the impact of physical and mental disabilities, as well as devising tailored solutions in terms of risk prevention, injury management, rehabilitation, and ongoing care through the core curriculum. You will develop specialist knowledge, skills and attitudes relating to occupation and health. 

If you are looking to enter a postgraduate medical program or planning to re-enter the workforce and require your qualifications to be updated, then this program is for you. Graduates may also choose to undertake the Master of Occupational Therapy receiving full credit for subjects studied in the Graduate Diploma of Occupation and Health.

Program code: CC-63059

CRICOS code: 106624J

Program overview

Occupation is the activities that people need to do, choose to do, and have to do to function as a human being. Through Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Occupation and Health you will develop a critical understanding of common health conditions and the impact of physical and mental disabilities, as well as devising tailored solutions in terms of risk prevention, injury management, rehabilitation, and ongoing care through the core curriculum. You will develop specialist knowledge, skills and attitudes relating to occupation and health. 

If you are looking to enter a postgraduate medical program or planning to re-enter the workforce and require your qualifications to be updated, then this program is for you. Graduates may also choose to undertake the Master of Occupational Therapy receiving full credit for subjects studied in the Graduate Diploma of Occupation and Health.

Program code: CC-63059

CRICOS code: 106624J

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About this program

This diploma program is designed to build on undergraduate studies in health and related sciences to develop specialist knowledge, skills, and attitudes relating to occupation and health. For entry students, this program is useful for graduates with ambitions to enter post-graduate medical programs, or for those with existing occupational therapy qualifications requiring professional updates before applying for Australian qualification recognition or re-entering the workforce. These studies also prepare graduates to work in rehabilitation, aged care, and disability services in roles such as allied health assistant, aged care assistant, or disability support worker.

What you'll be studying

Study Overview

During the course of your graduate diploma, you will learn the foundations of human occupation and complete a range of subjects from neuroscience, environments, work, play, multidisciplinary care, evidence-based practice and enabling independence.

Program features

  • Purpose-built facility

    The program is delivered primarily at our Bond Institute of Health and Sport (located approximately four kilometres from Bond’s main campus) which also houses our physiotherapy, nutrition, and dietetic practice, as well as our exercise and sports science programs.

  • Pathway to study medicine

    This program is a suitable pathway for students looking to enter postgraduate medical programs.

  • Pathway to further study

    Be one step closer to becoming an occupational therapist. Upon completion of the program, you will be well-placed to progress to further studies via Bond’s Master of Occupational Therapy, receiving full credit for the subjects studied in this program.

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