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Doctorate, Master's Degree


Ideal for:

Experienced medical or administrative staff who want to transition into roles where they will be further developing public health policy at local, national or global levels.

On campus study not available
Online study available
Full time PhD: Full-time 3 years; MPhil: Full-time 2 years; | Part time PhD: Part-time 6 years; MPhil: Part-time: 4 years


Ideal for:

Students and experienced professionals wishing to further their academic credentials to a high level or undertake a career in academia.

Online study available
Full time 3 years | Part time Options Available


Ideal for:

Students who want a stepping-stone course between undergraduate study and the commitment of undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy.

Online study available
Full time 2 years | Part time Options Available

Reach the pinnacle of your field with a Doctor of Philosophy at Torrens Unviersity Australia.

Undertake a course of research under the supervision of experienced and highly-skilled mentors and bring new thinking to light. The option to ease into research and analysis through the Master of Philosophy is also available.

Supervision is available across the following areas:

  • Higher education pedagogy and leadership.
  • Project and portfolio management.
  • Banking and finance.
  • Corporate governance and sustainability.
  • Business models and leadership.
  • Organisational behaviour and change.
  • Public health, particularly mental health, health inequality and social determinants of health.
  • Primary health care, particularly for ageing populations.
  • International development and migration.
  • Public policy and governance.
  • Gender, diversity and social inclusion.
  • Digital culture and gaming.
  • Design history, theory and practice.
  • Tourism and hospitality management and practice.

We welcome applications for research higher degrees in these areas including cross-disciplinary and/or practice-based projects.