OT1011 - Introduction to Occupation and Occupational Therapy
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
Available to occupational therapy students only.
The purpose of this subject is to establish an understanding of the meaning and concept
of occupation and to be able to apply an occupational perspective to human situations.
Students will engage with the occupational therapy community and identify the foundational
processes that underpin occupational therapy practice for enabling change.
- define and analyse occupation and apply approaches to studying and classifying the
relationship to occupation and time use;
- apply an occupational framework to understanding own experience of occupation over
life span and the influence of personal and environmental factors in occupation choice
- describe the breadth and scope of occupational therapy practice with individuals,
families, groups, communities, organisations and populations at an introductory level;
- define and apply core concepts of occupational therapy practice including occupational
therapy process, professional reasoning and interactions of person, environment and
occupation at an introductory level.
- Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
- Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
- Written > Case study analysis - (35%) - Individual
- Oral > Interview - (%) - Group
- Oral - presentation; Written - poster - (15%) - Group.
Special Assessment Requirements
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative
score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties;
achieve at least 50% for the final examination; participate in at least 80% of scheduled
Study Period 1
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 24 hours workshops/Seminars
- assessment and self-directed study
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest