McGill University

Occupational Therapy

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:School of Physical and Occupational Therapy
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Description:Occupation refers to the meaningful activities and roles within the environments in which people live and function. The goal of occupational therapy intervention is to increase independent function, enhance development, and prevent disability and/or handicap by promoting a balance between the client's occupations in self-care, productivity and leisure.

An occupational therapist is a health care practitioner who analyses the impact of occupation on health and quality of life in order to restore a functional interaction between the person and the environment. This undergraduate program provides the student with a basic health sciences foun­dation and undergraduate level courses specific to the practice of Occupational Therapy.

This is a 90-credit degree which provides access to the Professional Master's program: a 58-credit Master of Science, Applied, Occupational Therapy degree. The Occupational Therapy curriculum emphasizes occupation and occupational performance in daily life, community rehabilitation, client-centered and evidence based practice, clinical reasoning, ethics, teamwork and professionalism as essential components for the development of a humanistic, ethical, knowledgeable, competent, critical thinking and problem-solving occupational therapist.
URL:Occupational Therapy at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Occupational Therapists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • 2 of   Biology 
  • 3 of   Chemistry 
  • 2 of   Mathematics 
  • 3 of   Physics 

Required courses: Biology - NYA, General Biology II (00UK, 00XU); Chemistry - NYA, NYB, Organic Chemistry I (00UL, 00UM, 00XV); Mathematics - NYA, NYB (00UN, 00UP); Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (00UR, 00US, 00UT).

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]
Application Notes : This program is not open to students outside Quebec.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 17, 2021