FH Burgenland

Occupational Therapy*

  • BSc
  • Full-time
  • German
  • 6 Semester
  • Pinkafeld
  • 15

* subject to approval by AQ Austria

The Bachelor's degree programme in Occupational Therapy is the right choice for you if your interests lie in the areas of health and quality of life, therapy and rehabilitation as well as everyday life and independence. Occupational therapists support people in (re)shaping their lives independently and work in various settings, including hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, primary care centres, schools, kindergartens or independently in their own practice.

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  • Double degree: In addition to the academic degree, graduates also have a professional qualification as an occupational therapist
  • Opportunities to specialise through the elective modules Primary Healthcare and Prevention and Hand Therapy in Occupational Therapy
  • High practical component: students spend a quarter of their training in a total of 6 internships in various healthcare and social institutions in different specialist areas
  • The occupational therapy teaching practice and numerous practical courses enable a lively transfer between theory and practice
  • Experienceinterprofessional collaboration through interprofessional courses with other degree programmes in the Department of Health
  • Optimum group size, which enables students to develop their individual skills
  • Specialisation through advanced Master's degree programmes

Occupational fields

Occupational therapists work as employees in health and social care facilities, in the education sector and as freelancers in private practice.

Occupational therapy

in public and private hospitals, rehabilitation and spa facilities, outpatient clinics, day clinics, primary care centres, retirement and nursing homes, facilities for people with disabilities, kindergartens, schools, aid organisations or occupational therapy practices.

Health promotion and health counselling

in various settings and facilities such as schools, kindergartens, communities or companies.

Teaching and research

Entry requirements

To study for a Bachelor's degree at our organisation, you must meet one of the following requirements: Matura OR university entrance qualification or vocational maturity examination OR preparatory course with additional qualification examination.


Application mode:
online at https://www.fh-burgenland.at/

Application time:
31 March

Admission procedure:
Written ranking test, job-specific aptitude test and admission interview

Start of studies:
annually in the winter semester (September)

Tuition fee:
No tuition fees

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