Torrens University Australia
FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
3 years full time (2 years accelerated) – part-time options also available
3 intake dates each year – enquire now!
Health Promotion Officer | Project Officer | Community Development Worker | Health Policy Adviser
A career as a key leader in public health could be as little as two years away with a Bachelor of Applied Public Health from Torrens University Australia.
In this course, you'll develop a broad base of technical health promotion knowledge, and be given a variety of practical opportunities to develop relevant experience. You'll learn about health policy and management, disease control, epidemiology and environmental health, and be challenged to test that knowledge through assessments including debates, research and academic writing.
You'll also have the opportunity to undertake a practical unit running a health promotion campaign or project managing a public health grant application. In addition, students may apply for an overseas elective delivered by an international partner organisation.
Wherever you study, this course positions you to take a global perspective: with a wide range of elective units available for students seeking to learn about global development, humanitarian work, specific health challenges in the Asia-Pacific and future health challenges, this course sets you up for a rewarding career in health planning across a wide variety of contexts.
Meet Jacinta – a Torrens University Australia health student
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Torrens University Australia also offers guaranteed entry to students who have achieved at least:
Students applying to study at the Adelaide campus must also complete a SATAC application.
All students are also required to demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this health course, the subjects you may study include:
Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.
Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.
Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Applied Public Health from Torrens University Australia.
You'll be able to pursue employment in a wide range of environments: from health management in your local community, to shaping policy in government, or even to managing global health work on the international stage. Take inspiration from your lecturers, who are working industry professionals.
Wondering where a career in health administration could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Torrens also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants, including the Vice Chancellor Scholarship and the Regional/Remote Access and Indigenous Access Scholarship.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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