Reflexivity and OT Professional Practice (OCCP5242)


This unit includes an extended fieldwork placement and class activities to provide students with an opportunity to consolidate, apply and extend their knowledge of occupational therapy practice, with a focus on the range of competencies identified by OT Australia needed to become a novice practitioner. Students will be encouraged to incorporate their fieldwork experiences gained over the course of the Master of Occupational Therapy program into an exploration of reflexivity as a core capability in professional practice.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


3x3hr tutorial-workshop; 2x2hr tutorial-workshop; 2x2hr self-directed learning activities 1x2hr briefing for fieldwork ¿ all during a specified block period


examination (70%), portfolio B (30%), assessment of fieldwork performance via student practice evaluation form - revised (SPEF-R) (pass/fail). Students must pass each component of assessment for this unit to gain a pass for this unit.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


OCCP5237 and OCCP5238 and OCCP5239



Additional Information

Students must complete jurisdictional and statutory obligations prior to all fieldwork placements. These include holding up to date, required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check and Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.