With a Bachelor of Commerce degree, you’ll gain a global perspective on business blended with a thorough understanding of the local environment.

In this course you will become immersed in all aspects of the modern world of commerce. You’ll build essential skills in the key areas of accounting, finance, economics, quantitative analysis, information systems, and business and taxation law.

As well as developing your theoretical knowledge you’ll work with leading professionals to gain practical workplace experience through the Industry Consulting Project. High-quality graduates in management, accounting and finance are in great demand, and this commerce degree will make you job ready for a career in your chosen field.

Career Outcomes:

When you graduate with a Bachelor of Commerce degree you’ll have diverse career options, such as:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance, with both a global and local awareness
  • Roles in large Australian or multinational firms
  • Working with business information systems
  • And in management and leadership roles

Contact us to discuss your career pathway options.


COURSE OVERVIEW

Study Options – Domestic Australian students Full-time

Part-time

Blended

Online

Accelerated

 

Study options – International students International students on a student visa must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Start Dates February, June, September

For specific dates visit the website

Course Length Full Time: 3 years

Accelerated: 2 years

Part-time: Options available

Payment Options – Domestic Australian students Upfront payment

This means tuition fees will be invoiced each trimester and payment is required on or before the due date.

FEE-HELP

FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses.

Further information within this Course Information Sheet

It can assist you in paying for all, or part of, your course fees. Repayments commence via the tax system once your income rises above a minimum threshold. Just like with any other debt, a FEE-HELP debt is a real debt that impacts your credit rating.

Payment Options – International students Upfront payment

This means tuition fees will be invoiced each trimester and payment is required on or before the due date.

Further information within this Course Information Sheet.

 

Course Study Requirements It is expected that each subject, whether studied online or on-campus, will involve a combined total of 120 hours of structured and self-directed learning, which equates to approximately 10 hours a week per subject over a 12-week trimester. Assessment Students will be assessed through group discussions, individual analytical assignments and group assignments, participation and invigilated exams.
Location Sydney Campus

Brisbane Campus

Adelaide Campus

Melbourne Campus

Delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd
Provider

 

Torrens University Australia Ltd is registered as a self-accrediting Australian university by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). CRICOS Course code

 

088180G (Standard 3 year)

 

Provider obligations Torrens University is responsible for all aspects of the student experience, including the quality of course delivery, in compliance with the Higher Education Standards 2015 Accrediting body Torrens University Australia Ltd
Course Fees    For details, refer to the website Any other fees For details, refer to the website

Essential requirements for admission: No additional requirements


Admission Criteria
Applicants with higher education study

 

Successful completion of Diploma level (AQF Level 5 or equivalent) or above qualification.

OR

Successful completion of one full year (1 EFTSL) of an Associate Degree (AQF Level 6 or equivalent) or above qualification.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

 

Successful completion of a vocational qualification (AQF Level 4 or equivalent).

OR

Successful completion of one full year (1 EFTSL) of a Diploma (AQF Level 5 or equivalent) or above qualification.

Applicants with work and life experience

 

Demonstrated skills and knowledge gained through paid or unpaid employment, formal learning and/or non-formal learning (presented on a current resume with attached cover letter).
Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years) with ATAR or equivalent

(for applicants who will be selected wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR)

Year 12 with ATAR 60+ (or equivalent).
English Language Proficiency

(applicable to international students, and in addition to academic or special entry requirements noted above)

Equivalent IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.5



ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 1 2019.

(ATAR-based offers only, across all offer rounds) ATAR (OP in QLD)
(Excluding adjustment factors)
Selection Rank
(ATAR/OP plus any adjustment factors)
Highest rank to receive an offer * <5
Median rank to receive an offer # <5
Lowest rank to receive an offer * <5

Notes:* “<5” – indicates less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made


Other Admission Options

(For applicants who will be selected on a basis other than ATAR)

Special Entry:

Applicants in any category whose study, work or life experiences have been impacted by disability, illness or family disruption will be given special consideration for admission. Each application will be considered on its merit, based on the evidence supplied by the applicant attesting to the circumstances of the applicant. Applicants for special entry may need to complete written or numerical tasks to assist with assessing eligibility for admission.

How to apply

Advanced standing/academic credit/recognition of prior learning (RPL)

You may be entitled to credit for prior learning, whether formal or informal. Formal learning can include previous study in higher education, vocational education, or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience. Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

Applicants admitted based on prior higher education study may be eligible for Advanced Standing in the form of credit and/or recognition of prior learning (RPL) under the Torrens University Australia Credit Policy.

  • Students with completed subjects may be eligible for specified credit and/or elective exemptions
  • Students who have completed a qualification at AQF level 5 (diploma) or above may be eligible for block credit (where a block credit agreement exists)
  • Students with a mix of formal study and informal and/or non-formal learning may be eligible for recognition of prior learning in addition to any credit approved.

Credit will not be applied automatically. Applicants must apply for credit and/or RPL as early as possible prior to each study period, with applications not accepted after week 2.

For further information about credit and recognition of prior learning, please see /apply-online/course-credits.

STUDENT PROFILE

The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at the institution. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.

Applicant background Trimester one  2019
Number of students Percentage of all students
(A) Higher education study na NP
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
(B) Vocational education and training (VET) study na NP
(C) Work and life experience <5 NP
(Admitted on the basis of previous achievement not in the other three categories)
(D) Recent secondary education: <5 NP
·        Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR
(regardless of whether this includes the consideration of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)
·        Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered na NP
(e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test, early offer conditional on minimum ATAR)
·        Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor <5 NP
(e.g. special consideration, audition alone, schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement)
International students 29 83%
All students 35 100.00%

Notes: “<5” – the number of students is less than 5.

N/A – Students not accepted in this category.

N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students.

Where to get further information:

Torrens University

UAC

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)


Location and Start Dates

This course is delivered at our Wakefield Adelaide Campus, The Rocks Sydney Campus, Little Collins St Melbourne campus or Fortitude Valley Brisbane campus.

You can also complete this course in part-time study.

There are three intakes a year for this course; February, June and September. See Quick Course Guide on previous pages.

Lecturers and Academic Staff

In developing its degree courses, Torrens is able to draw on the vast experience and resources in education that have been developed within this network. This makes the degree courses offered by the University unique in their global aspect, the quality of the learning materials, up-to-date learning methodologies and the use of technology to enrich the learning experience.

Small Class Sizes

Get direct and personalised access to our industry-experienced lecturers and learning facilitators, through small class sizes and valuable one-to-one interactions, regardless of whether you study online or on campus.

Facilities and Services include:

  • The Customer Service Hub – our friendly and experienced staff can give help and advice about courses, your enrolment and campus life, including all services and activities on campus.
  • Counsellors are available for students to consult with on a range of personal issues
  • Student wireless access throughout the Campus
  • Student break-out and relaxed study spaces for group work
  • Student lounge areas – most with microwaves, kitchenette facilities and vending machines
  • The Learning Hub, home to the Learning Support Team, encompasses Learning Skills A0dvisors, Learning Technology Advisors, and Library & Learning Skills Officers. It provides an integrated, holistic support program for students throughout the study lifecycle within a library/collaborative study environment.

The service includes:

  • Support and workshops with highly qualified staff in the areas of Academic skills, Library skills, and Technology skills, both on campus and online.
  • Physical and digital resources relevant to studies, such as books, journals, multimedia, databases
  • Self-check kiosks for library loans and print and copy facilities

Campus facilities and services

All campuses are designed to provide students with professional spaces in which to learn and work. They have been planned with student study needs in mind with well-equipped accessible learning spaces as well as student breakout areas for group work and spending time with friends.

Success Coaches: 

Our Success Coaches are industry and education experts who leverage your strengths to align your learning with your broader life purpose. With a focus on career goals, and trained in Gallup Strength methodologies, your Success Coach will take a strengths-based approach to helping you set your learning and career goals.

Partnering with you for the duration of your studies, the Success Coach is here to make sense of all of the learning experiences, including readiness for and securing of work integrated learning, placements, internships and opportunities in internal enterprises.  All of our coaches are industry professionals, which will give you that inside edge you’ll need to be successful in your chosen career.

Irrelevant of how you like to learn, our coaches are there for you.  Coaching can take place online, or on campus.  Our main priorities are to make sure that you are always well connected and motivated, that you are successfully completing your desired subjects, and that you gain valuable knowledge and experience through participation and engagement, whilst always aligning to your natural talents.

A positive student experience

Torrens University values the importance of a positive student experience, and therefore has robust processes to resolve student complaints.  The Student Complaints Policy, and associated procedures, can be access from the website.

Paying for your qualification

We offer two payment options for this course:

Upfront payment

If you want to complete your qualification debt-free you can choose to pay as you go. This means tuition fees will be invoiced each trimester and payment is required on or before the due date using EFTPOS, credit card or Flywire.

FEE-HELP

FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses.

It can assist you in paying for all, or part of, your course fees. Repayments commence via the tax system once your income rises above a minimum threshold ($54,869 in 2016-17). Just like with any other debt, a FEE-HELP debt is a real debt that impacts your credit rating.

Further information about FEE-HELP, including eligibility, is available at:

FEE-HELP website

FEE-HELP booklets

Austudy and Abstudy

Students enrolled in this course may be eligible for government assistance, such as Austudy or Abstudy.

COURSE STRUCTURE AND COURSE RULES

BACHELOR OF COMMERCE

The Bachelor of Commerce course structures is three years (240 credit points) in duration (standard full time). 8 subjects (10 credit points each) per year is deemed a standard full-time load.

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Commerce, you must complete 24 subjects, including all 10 core subjects, 5 subjects from the Accounting and/or Finance specialisation, as well as 9 elective subjects. The elective subjects you choose will depend on whether you want to specialise in Accounting (A), Finance (F) or both.

COURSE RULES

The course of study is made up of:

Core subjects: There are 10 core subjects (100 credit points) found within the Bachelor award; 6 of these core subjects (60 credit points) are at the foundation (100) level. This structure provides students with a broad generalist commerce foundational platform upon which their chosen electives can be scaffolded.

  • 100 level: 6 subjects
  • 200 level: 3 subjects
  • 300 level: 1 subject

Elective subjects: There are 14 elective subjects. A minimum of 5 subjects (50 credit points) must be chosen from the specified BCOM electives subjects as per the elective table below.

  • 200 level: 3 subjects
  • 300 level: 5 subjects

Unspecified electives

  • 6 subjects

Level 100

Code Subject Name
COMR 2008 Principles of Accounting
ECON 2002 Principles of Economics
STAT 2000 Quantitative Analysis
LAW 2000 Business Law
FINA 2006 Principles of Finance
BIZ101 Business Communication

Level 200

Code Subject Name
COMR 2000 Management, Leadership and Professional Practice
COMR2002 Business Information Systems
COMR2010 Cultural Awareness: A Personal Perspective*
  200 Elective
  200 Elective
  200 Elective

Level 300

Code Subject Name
COMR 2004 Industry Placement*
  300 Elective
  300 Elective
  300 Elective
  300 Elective
  300 Elective

Level 100, 200, or 300

Code Subject Name
Unspecified Elective
  Unspecified Elective
  Unspecified Elective
  Unspecified Elective
  Unspecified Elective
  Unspecified Elective

*Students must complete at least 8 core subjects (80 credit points) before enrolling in this subject

Elective subjects

To specialise in Accounting, the candidate must include the following prescribed elective subjects

Code Subject Name
ACCT2000 Financial Accounting
ACCT2002 Corporate Accounting
ACCT2005 Annual Report Analysis and Interpretation
ACCT2006 Management and Cost Accounting
ACCT2007 Financial Accounting Regulation: Application and Theory

To meet the educational entry requirements for CPA Australia, the candidate must, in addition to the subjects required for the accounting specialism, include the following prescribed elective subject:

Code Subject Name
LAW2001 Corporate Law

To meet the educational requirements of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand the candidate must, in addition to the subjects required for the accounting specialism, include the following prescribed elective subjects:

Code Subject Name
ACCT2004 Auditing and Internal Controls
LAW2001 Corporate Law
LAW2002 Income Tax Law

To specialise in Finance, the candidate must include the following prescribed elective subjects:

Code Subject Name
FINA2001 Corporate Finance
FINA2002 Financial Markets and Management
FINA2003 Investments and Portfolio Management
FINA2004 International Financial Management
FINA2005 Derivatives and Risk Management

SUBJECTS DETAILS

Level 100 Core
Subject title, descriptor Credit Points Pre-Requisite or Co-Requisite Specialism
COMR2008 Principles of Accounting

This course introduces accounting systems and processes, leading to an understanding of how financial transactions are recorded and the form and function of financial statements. It includes the preparation, analysis and interpretation of different forms of financial statements. The role of an organisation’s internal accounting functions are introduced along with the different ways organisations cash resources are managed.

10
ECON2002 Principles of Economics

This is an introductory course in economics that covers basic microeconomic principles and macroeconomic principles and their application to firms and the macroeconomy. Topics covered include the economic question, how markets and government actions solve the economic question, how firms maximise profits in different market structures, labour market dynamics, macroeconomic foundations, contemporary models of the economy, money and banking and the operation of fiscal and monetary policies.

10
STAT2000 Quantitative Analsyis

This course covers the role of statistical analysis in decision making. Topics include descriptive statistics, frequency and probability distributions, hypothesis testing, and linear regression and correlation.

10
LAW2000 Business Law

This course covers general legal knowledge relating to the business environment, providing an understanding of the legal responsibilities and risks of doing business in Australia. It introduces the Australian legal system and discusses the legal regulation of companies and the features and purpose of contract law.

 

10

FINA2006 Principles of Finance

This course covers the major finance treasury functions, and provides an understanding of a businesses financial position, covering the theory of capital markets, investment and distribution decisions, financial risk management, and financial planning and control.

10
BIZ101 Business Communications

This subject introduces students to the concepts of business communications and transferable academic skills. This subject presents an analysis of the types of communication processes, which occur in the internal and external business environment, including an examination of the theoretical underpinning of communication in businesses. Emphasis is placed on writing skills, reports, and presentations, and using technology to communicate. The course will provide students with research skills (information literacy), critical analysis, writing and language techniques. The aim of this subject is to provide knowledge and skills needed for Higher Education, to help students to manage their own success and to assist students in reaching their academic potential.

10
Level 200 Core
Subject title, descriptor Credit Points Pre-Requisite or Co-Requisite Specialism
COMR2000 Management, Leadership, and Professional Practice

This course introduces students to their intended profession, the business environment and organisations, and the role of ethical standards, communication skills and behaviour in the practice of their profession. It discusses the relevant ethical codes and behaviour norms and how they should be applied in professional situations.

10
COMR2002 Business Information Systems

This subject introduces the nature, role and benefits of information systems in businesses and how it can assist in management decision-making. The business process; e-commerce and m-commerce models; data and its organisation; and users that are crucial in the development and management of information systems are also explored. Students are introduced to cultural, security, privacy and ethical aspects of business information systems.

Students will get the opportunity to complement the theoretical knowledge with practical skills by using and managing electronic spreadsheets and database tools.

10
COMR2010 Cultural Diversity: A Personal Perspective

This subject will assist students in understanding how to productively develop their intercultural competence. Students will develop skills in mindfulness for critical reflection and awareness that supports their intercultural learning. Students will critically engage with a range of theories needed to successfully live together in a culturally diverse world. The subject requires students to explore and critique how they approach cultural differences across a range of personal, social and work contexts.

This subject requires students to immerse themselves in an international education experience. Students may undertake this subject as part of an overseas trimester of study and/or work experience normally within the Laureate network of educational institutions, or undertake this subject in the local context. This subject requires students to undertake deep, personal reflection and communication requiring both substantial independent and group learning.

10 Completion of 80 credit points
Level 300 Core
Subject title, descriptor Credit Points Pre-Requisite or Co-Requisite Specialism
COMR2000 Management, Leadership, and Professional Practice

This course introduces students to their intended profession, the business environment and organisations, and the role of ethical standards, communication skills and behaviour in the practice of their profession. It discusses the relevant ethical codes and behaviour norms and how they should be applied in professional situations.

10 Completion of 80 credit points
Elective Subjects
Subject title, descriptor Credit Points Pre-Requisite or Co-Requisite Specialism
ACCT2000 Financial Accounting

This course continues to develop financial accounting concepts and practices introduced in an earlier accounting course. It will introduce the purpose, application and interpretation of accounting standards. This course also includes accounting for partnerships and share issues in a company.

10 COMR2008 Accounting
ACCT2006 Management and Cost Accounting

This course introduces the role and purpose of management accounting and covers the application of numerical and analytical skills to budgeting, product and service costing, planning and control and decision-making.

10 ECON2002 Accounting
LAW2001 Corporate Law

In this subject we examine the company, a unique creature of the law existing as a separate legal entity due to incorporation, within the national corporate law framework – and in particular the Corporations Act – and the regulatory environment in which it operates in Australia. Topics include the establishment, operation and winding-up of companies; ownership and management; different types of liability, governance and directors’ duties; financing and fundraising; reporting; insolvency and external administration.

10 LAW2000
FINA2001 Corporate Finance

This subject covers the concepts related to formulation of an organisation’s financing strategies. It discusses agency problems and governance mechanisms, raising capital, equity markets and stock valuation, interest rate theories and bond valuation, dividend policy, and corporate diversification.

10 FINA2006 Finance
FINA2002 Financial Markets and Institutions

This subject describes the markets, institutions and instruments that make up the Australian financial system. Topics include the domestic and international flow of funds, money, credit, capital and foreign exchange markets, savings institutions, equities, bills and asset-backed securities.

10 FINA2006 Finance
ACCT2002 Corporate Accounting

This subject will expand on financial accounting concepts and focus on accounting and

reporting issues for corporate entities operating within Australian, using the Australian Accounting Standards. This will include the accounting for a group of companies operating under common control including the tax effects required on consolidation. This subject also examines joint venture accounting and segment reporting by diversified entities.

10 ACCT2007 Accounting
ACCT2004 Auditing and Internal Controls

This topic covers the nature and purpose of auditing and the professional environment in which it operates. It includes the role of auditing, auditing standards, and their application to the audit process with a strong emphasis on internal controls.

10 ACCT2007 Accounting
ACCT2005 Annual Report Analysis and interpretation

This subject involves the critical analysis of public company annual reports from accounting, financial, business model, governance, environmental and social accountability aspects. It is a capstone course that requires the application of knowledge and skills developed throughout the program.

10 ACCT2007 Accounting
ACCT2007 Financial Accounting Regulation: Application and Theory

This course involves the critical evaluation and application of accounting standards and covers the theoretical principles and concepts underlying accounting practice.

The focus is on the conceptual framework of accounting and its application to contemporary accounting practice and includes discussion of current national and international developments in accounting and financial reporting

10 ACCT2000 Accounting
LAW2002 Income Tax law                        

This course covers general legal knowledge relating to the business environment, providing an understanding of the legal responsibilities and risks of doing business in Australia. It introduces the Australian legal system and discusses the legal regulation of companies and the features and purpose of contract law.

10 LAW2000
FINA2003 Investments and Portfolio management

This course examines the principles and applications of modern portfolio theory. It covers technical and practical aspects of portfolio design and portfolio performance evaluation.

10 FINA2002 Finance
FINA2004 International Financial Management

This course extends financial decision making into an international context. It will cover the international monetary system, the foreign exchange market, the determination of currency exchange rates, the major forms of foreign exchange exposure, and strategies to manage this exposure through the use of futures, swaps and options. The course then examines how multinational firms make capital expenditure, cost of capital and capital structure decisions.

10 FINA2003

FINA2005

Finance
FINA2005 Derivatives and Risk Management

This subject discusses the role derivative markets play in finance covering the concepts of arbitrage, options pricing, the application of options and futures to hedging and risk management, and currency and fixed‐interest derivatives.

10 FINA2001 Finance

Where is the Torrens campus located?

Torrens University has campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. Online students are able to access these campuses and facilities the same way other on-campus students can.  Please contact student services during orientation for a student access card.

Campus Locations

Sydney campus

1-5 Hickson Road,

The Rocks NSW 2000 Australia

Located just a few minutes’ walk from Circular Quay, our new Sydney campus opened in February 2015 and is kitted out with modern facilities, open plan teaching spaces and comfortable student lounge areas. As part of Laureate International Universities Australia, Torrens University Australia students share with students from William Blue College of Hospitality Management. The campus overlooks the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House can be seen from the classrooms.

Brisbane campus

90 Bowen Terrace,

Fortitude Valley, Brisbane 4006 QLD

Located a short walk from Brunswick St Mall, the Fortitude Valley train station, our Brisbane campus opened in 2014 and is kitted out with modern facilities, on-site café and comfortable student lounge areas. As part of Laureate International Universities Australia, students at Torrens University Australia share the campus with other Think Education colleges.

The campus is perched on cliffs overlooking the Brisbane River and captures a Queensland architectural-style that our Sunshine State is famous for. Enjoy the latest digital learning technologies, open learning and collaborative classroom and project spaces, and a creative and stimulating vibe.

Melbourne campus

196 Flinders Street,

Melbourne VIC 3000

This campus is situated in Flinders Street, right in the heart of Melbourne’s fashionable and trendiest area. As a student, you will enjoy state of the art facilities and a chance to immerse yourself in a creative and stimulating environment.

Melbourne has a reputation as the cultural hub of Australia. This campus is conveniently located close to a multitude of art galleries, restaurants and cafe precincts. It’s also next door to major landmarks such as Federation Square, St Pauls’ Cathedral, Young and Jackson Hotel, the Banana Alley Vaults, the old Herald and Weekly Times building, Melbourne Aquarium and Batman Park – all of which offer a stimulating and colourful range of fashion, food, culture and industry immersion.

Adelaide campus

88-92 Wakefield Street

Adelaide 5000 SA

Located on the historic site of the Menz biscuit factory, the Wakefield campus of Torrens University in Adelaide has been built from the ground up with a single purpose in mind – the student learning experience.

Students can take advantage of numerous dedicated study areas, breakout pods and chill-out zones, while having unprecedented access to their learning facilitators – there are no separated, closed-off academic offices in the building. Facilitators hot-desk and share open access with the students so the campus functions as a true democratic learning community.

Campus facilities and services

All campuses are designed to provide students with professional spaces in which to learn and work. They have been planned with student study needs in mind with well-equipped accessible learning spaces as well as student breakout areas for group work and spending time with friends. 

Facilities and Services include:

  • The Customer Service Hub – our friendly and experienced staff can give help and advice about courses, your enrolment and campus life, including all services and activities on campus.
  • Counsellors are available for students to consult with on a range of personal issues
  • Student wireless access throughout the Campus
  • Student break-out and relaxed study spaces for group work
  • Student lounge areas – most with microwaves, kitchenette facilities and vending machines
  • The Learning Hub, home to the Learning Support Team, encompasses Learning Skills A0dvisors, Learning Technology Advisors, and Library & Learning Skills Officers. It provides an integrated, holistic support program for students throughout the study lifecycle within a library/collaborative study environment.

The service includes:

  • Support and workshops with highly qualified staff in the areas of Academic skills, Library skills, and Technology skills, both on campus and online.
  • Physical and digital resources relevant to studies, such as books, journals, multimedia, databases
  • Self-check kiosks for library loans and print and copy facilities

Success Coaches

Our Success Coaches are industry and education experts who leverage your strengths to align your learning with your broader life purpose. With a focus on career goals, and trained in Gallup Strength methodologies, your Success Coach will take a strengths-based approach to helping you set your learning and career goals.

Partnering with you for the duration of your studies, the Success Coach is here to make sense of all of the learning experiences, including readiness for and securing of work integrated learning, placements, internships and opportunities in internal enterprises.  All of our coaches are industry professionals, which will give you that inside edge you’ll need to be successful in your chosen career.

Irrelevant of how you like to learn, our coaches are there for you.  Coaching can take place online, or on campus.  Our main priorities are to make sure that you are always well connected and motivated, that you are successfully completing your desired subjects, and that you gain valuable knowledge and experience through participation and engagement, whilst always aligning to your natural talents.

A positive student experience

Torrens University values the importance of a positive student experience, and therefore has robust processes to resolve student complaints.  The Student Complaints Policy, and associated procedures, can be access from the website.

Paying for your qualification

We offer two payment options for this course:

Upfront payment

If you want to complete your qualification debt-free you can choose to pay as you go. This means tuition fees will be invoiced each trimester and payment is required on or before the due date using EFTPOS, credit card or Flywire.

FEE-HELP

FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses.

It can assist you in paying for all, or part of, your course fees. Repayments commence via the tax system once your income rises above a minimum threshold ($54,869 in 2016-17). Just like with any other debt, a FEE-HELP debt is a real debt that impacts your credit rating.

Further information about FEE-HELP, including eligibility, is available at:

FEE-HELP website

FEE-HELP booklets

Austudy and Abstudy

Students enrolled in this course may be eligible for government assistance, such as Austudy or Abstudy.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Torrens offers a free, personalised admission process where each applicant is considered on an individual basis. Please contact our International Course and Careers Officer for further information and assistance with your application.

Torrens University Australia is an inclusive institution that celebrates diversity in its student community. We provide international students with assistance in finding accommodation, academic support, counselling services and language assistance.

Please read our International Student information or contact us with any questions about studying at Torrens or living in Australia.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Torrens offers a free, personalised admission process where each applicant is considered on an individual basis. Please contact our International Course and Careers Officer for further information and assistance with your application.

Torrens University Australia is an inclusive institution that celebrates diversity in its student community. We provide international students with assistance in finding accommodation, academic support, counselling services and language assistance.

Please read our International Student information or contact us with any questions about studying at Torrens or living in Australia.

REASONS TO STUDY WITH TORRENS

Torrens University Australia brings a fresh, modern, careers-focussed perspective to higher education. Here’s what that means for you:

Be part of an international network

Torrens University Australia, Australia’s newest comprehensive university in over 20 years, is part of Laureate International Universities, a leading international network of quality, innovative institutions of higher education comprised of 70 universities across 25 countries. Torrens’ association with Laureate International Universities gives you the opportunity to leverage the network of over 1,000,000 students around the world – including more than 100,000 online students.

Access our national campus network

Whether you study on campus or online, you can access state-of-the-art Torrens campuses in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. There are no more boring classrooms, we have designed our learning spaces to promote collaboration and engagement, and they’re located in convenient and vibrant inner city neighbourhoods.

Fast-track your career & professional network

Torrens operates on a trimester system so many subjects can be completed in less time than at other institutions. Imagine walking out of Torrens with a Master degree in as little as 12 months, or a Bachelor degree in only 2 years.

Industry engagement and academic skills

Torrens engages in robust dialogue with local, national and global businesses, industries and associations with the goal of creating better graduate outcomes for our students.

We believe education should reflect the realities of industry, as well as the development of critical thinking and global perspectives in the approach we take. Integrating relevant insights and desirable skill sets through our active conversations with industry allows us to remain dynamic and evolve with the needs of the modern workplace.

Through our Careers and Industry services, we also provide students with technologically advanced employability profiling and upskilling, courtesy of a range specialised of events and seminars in conjunction with leading employers. Torrens assists students in developing current employability skills and helps them to access leaders in their field, for their personal networks and industry placements. Torrens enjoys many mutually beneficial relationships with industry that empower our entire student cohort to be successful graduates.



Develop skills in:

  • Writing essays and reports
  • Study techniques
  • Goal setting
  • Grammar and spelling
  • Time organisation
  • Creating an effective study environment
  • Academic learning
  • Exam preparation

Student events

Meet and network with industry professionals and gain valuable contacts at various events including networking nights, Meet the Manager professional seminars and industry association events.

I’m not sure which course is right for me, can you help?

Our Course and Career Advisors are experts in helping you select the right course to match your career aspirations. Give them a call to talk through your options about courses, study mode, study load, course credits and more.

CONTACT US

If you have any further questions, please contact your Subject and Career Advisor for additional information.


Email
: enquiries@laureate.net.au

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