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OT3101 - Occupational Therapy Independent Study (Honours)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)

Available to level 3 Occupational Therapy students enrolled in the Honours course.

The subject provides basic knowledge to enable students to develop skills to investigate in depth a chosen area of health professional practice. Students will extend and consolidate their knowledge and expertise in a chosen area of health professional service. Completion of the learning activity will enhance health service delivery in a variety of community settings. The independent project should be original and practical in design.

Learning Outcomes

  • collect data demonstrating appropriate methodology;
  • demonstrate the ability to report both orally and in written form;
  • describe the project appropriate to the research question;
  • identify a project and demonstrate the ability to formulate a research question for the provision of health care or related services;
  • implement a trial of the proposed independent project.


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Professor Matthew Yau.
Workload expectations:
  • 4 hours lectures
  • 8 hours tutorials
Assessment: presentations (10%); written proposal (40%); literature review (50%).

Note: 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 official information.