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HSO414 - OT Honours Analysis and Critique

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H455 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

Unit chair:

Genevieve Pepin

Prerequisite:HSO411, HSO403
Corequisite:HSO412, HSO410
Incompatible with: HSO404


In this unit research and analytical skills are applied to the broader contexts of occupation and occupational therapy practice. Content includes socio-political perspectives, community development and empowerment, contemporary occupational issues in society, trends in terms of contemporary social and occupational issues, and strategies to address contemporary occupational issues to promote occupational health. Topics addressed in this unit include identifying trends in occupational therapy practice, reviewing and critiquing professional directions, strategies for critical reflection and analysis, identifying current issues related to occupation and health, developing individual and group responses to occupational issues, and promoting occupational health: design and management of change. Teaching methods will include group forums and classes.


Assessment task 1: Critical analysis in the form of a journal manuscript with background literature and method 20%

Assessment task 2: Critical analysis in the form of a journal manuscript with background literature, method, results. Discussion and conclusion 60%

Assessment task 3: Oral presentations 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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