Wits Occupational Therapy



Wits Occupational Therapy, Welcome to the Department of Occupational Therapy, which falls under the umbrella of the School of Therapeutic Sciences within the Faculty of Health Sciences. This page aims at giving an overview of the department, its training programmes staff. We are in the Khanya Building on Wits Education campus



The department offers a variety of innovative educational programmes:



  • Undergraduate BSc OT degree, which is a four year fulltime course.
  • Two year part time Postgraduate Diploma with the following options: Neurosciences applied to Occupational Therapy; Occupational Therapy treatment of Perceptual disorders; and Occupational therapy in the treatment of Psychiatric disorders.
  • Two year part time MSc OT degree by Coursework and a short report in the following options: Neurosciences applied to Occupational Therapy; Occupational Therapy treatment of Perceptual disorders; and Occupational therapy in the treatment of Psychiatric disorders.
  • MSc OT by research only.
  • Doctor of Philosophy by research.

Contact us

Where to find us:

First Floor Office 2
Khanya Block (old Conacher Building)
Wits Education Campus



Postal Address:

Department of Occupational Therapy
Faculty of Health Sciences
7 York Road
Parktown, 2193
Johannesburg
South Africa



Head of Department

Dr. Fasloen Adams
Telephone: +27 11 7173701
E-mail : Fasloen.Adams@wits.ac.za

Secretaries



Mrs Leilane Bogoshi and Mrs Zanele Mokoena
Tel No : +27 11 717 3701
E-mail : leilane.bogoshi@wits.ac.za and zanele.mokoena2@wits.ac.za
Facsimile: +27 11 717 3709