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MSC. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (POST-GRADUATE)

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
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A four year Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy with comp serve completed, or equivalent as approved by Senate.
A minimum of three years’ work experience as an Occupational Therapist (at the discretion of the department) is recommended.

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1. Master of Science Occupational Therapy: Full Thesis 


2. Master of Science Occupational Therapy:
    Coursework Structured:
Module
Main Content
Year 1 – semester 1 (March)
Year 1 - semester 2 (August)       
Year 2 – semester 1
Year 2 – semester 2
Year 3
Qualitative Research Methods
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 








Mini-thesis
·        Research paradigms
·     Qualitative research methods
·     Research process
·     Research problem, question and rationale
·     Literature review
·          Trustworthiness
·     Ethics
·     Data analysis
 
 
• Data analysis and 
    interpretation
• Academic writing skills
• Research presentation
   skills
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 








Start proposal
 
 
 
 
 
Enabling Occupation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 







Mini-thesis
·     The association between occupation and health
·     Occupation in a South African context
·     Occupational risk factors and the influence of the environment
·     Culture and occupation
·     Development of an occupational justice discourse in South Africa
·     Occupational adaptation
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 







Submit proposal
Start data collection
 
 
 
Community-focused Occupational Therapy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 







Mini-thesis
·          Characteristics of communities as defined by daily human occupation
·          Study of the nature of a community from an occupational orientation with reference to community vulnerabilities and resources with collective groups and individuals
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 






Data collection
 
 

 

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