Otago Polytechnic

 Occupational Therapy

Embark on a career as an Occupational Therapist with our Bachelor of Occupational Therapy – or advance your professional practice with our postgraduate occupational therapy study options. 

 


Occupational therapists help people to live and work independently. They are health professionals with widespread career options:

  • in schools with children who have disabilities 
  • with people who have had a head injury
  • in rehabilitation settings
  • with people who have mental health issues
  • teaching falls prevention 
  • in the workplace
  • in the community, helping people to develop life skills
  • with older people preparing to return home from hospital