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Our Business courses are designed for anyone who is future-focused, ambitious, and serious about taking their career or business to new heights. We offer a wide range of qualifications, from Undergraduate Diplomas and Bachelors of Business, to Postgraduate Certificates and our sought-after Master of Business Administration (MBA). We also offer a wide range of specialisations such as Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Event Management, Business Information System, Sports, Project Management, Professional Accounting, and Commerce. All our courses offer flexible delivery mode, on campus, blended, or fully online, allowing you to pursue your dream career at your own pace.

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Undergraduate

Diploma, Bachelor and Higher Education Degrees

key study outcomes
Core business knowledge and skills
Research, analyse and interpret business environments
Critical thinking skills
Strategic business and marketing plans
Ideal for:
Those looking to secure entry to mid-level business support or management roles in small to large organisations. This course is also ideal for anyone who wishes to start their own business.
key study outcomes
Have technical competence and strong ability to interpret information to solve workplace problems
Determine what ICT solutions are possible versus which are realistic in the work place.
Work between technical teams and operational/managerial teams in the organisation to translate needs and possible solutions
Technical expertise to plan, design, execute and maintain data systems
Project management skills to direct projects with an ICT focus helping stakeholders realise the potential of the business solution
Ideal for:
This course is ideal for skilled individuals looking to learn or improve their skills and knowledge to critically analyse core business functions, synthesise and implement strategic processes, manage risk and lead complex teams as a Business Analyst. This course is specifically designed to train Business Analysts to be prepared to adapt and work in an ever-changing business environment.
key study outcomes
Managing and running large-scale events
Generate innovative event concepts
Knowledge of marketing and strategy
Business practice skills
Understanding of the role of events in a business environment
Industry experience
Ideal for:
Those who wish to gain business skills to manage and run large-scale events.
key study outcomes
General marketing knowledge
Practical marketing workplace skills
Understanding the role of marketing in organisations
Examine industry trends, responsibilities, needs and opportunities
Understanding of ethics
Ideal for:
Students who want to gain a broad base of generalist marketing knowledge and skills suitable both for entry-level employment in marketing roles and/or as a platform for further specialised study at Bachelor level.
key study outcomes
Research, analyse and interpret business environments
Identify business opportunities
Strategic business and marketing plans
Critical thinking skills
320 hours of practical work placement
Ideal for:
Students who want to build a career in business, those wanting a formal qualification to support their existing business experience or those aspiring to move into a new industry or pathway into an MBA. Similarly, this degree offers owners or managers of small or medium-sized enterprises the skills to drive their business in competitive markets.
key study outcomes
Research, analyse and interpret business environments
Identify business opportunities
Strategic business and marketing plans
Critical thinking skills
520 hours of practical work placement
Ideal for:
Students who want to build a career in business, those wanting a formal qualification to support their existing business experience or those aspiring to move into a new industry or pathway into an MBA. Similarly, this degree offers owners or managers of small or medium-sized enterprises the skills to drive their business in competitive markets.
key study outcomes
Events policy and strategy
Creative thinking and innovation
Event management
Ideal for:
Students looking to build a career in event management, those wanting a formal qualification to support their existing event experience or those aspiring to move into the event industry. Gain comprehensive event management knowledge and skills, developed through work placement where you will experience the event industry first hand and gain the practical skills to complement the theoretical knowledge.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, The Rocks Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time 3 years (Full-time) or Accelerated 2 years (Accelerated) or Part time 4-6 years (Part-time)

key study outcomes
Have technical competence and strong ability to interpret information to solve workplace problems
Determine what ICT solutions are possible versus which are realistic in the work place.
Work between technical teams and operational/managerial teams in the organisation to translate needs and possible solutions
Technical expertise to plan, design, execute and maintain data systems
Project management skills to direct projects with an ICT focus helping stakeholders realise the potential of the business solution
Ideal for:
This course is ideal for skilled individuals looking to learn or improve their skills and knowledge to critically analyse core business functions, synthesise and implement strategic processes, manage risk and lead complex teams as a Business Analyst. This course is specifically designed to train Business Analysts to be prepared to adapt and work in an ever-changing business environment.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, The Rocks Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time 3 Years or Accelerated 2 Years or Part time Options Available

International Students Welcome

key study outcomes
Graduate job-ready with hundreds of industry placement hours
Use your skills to secure entry to mid-level business support or management roles, and support to start your own business
Ideal for:
Students looking to build a career in marketing, those wanting a formal qualification to support their existing marketing experience or those aspiring to move into the marketing industry.. Gain comprehensive knowledge and skills in marketing and brand strategy, planning and execution, developed through work placement where you will experience the marketing industry first hand and gain the practical skills to complement the theoretical knowledge.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, The Rocks Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Fitzroy Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time 3 years or Accelerated 2 years or Part time 4-6 years

International Students Welcome

key study outcomes
Analyse socio-cultural issues of sporting organisations
Identify business opportunities for sports organisations
Recognise the role sports plays in developing communities
Examine the role governance bodies play in the regulation of sports
320 hours of practical work placement
Ideal for:
Students who wish to pursue a career in the sports industry and those who are interested in the business aspects of managing a sports team, sporting facilities and centres, events and sports marketing.
key study outcomes
Basic principles of accounting, economics and finance
Specialistion in one of the above disciplines
Understanding of investments at corporate and shareholder levels
Business information systems knowledge
Create business analysis methods
Financial reporting
Management and leadership skills
Ideal for:
Students who want to enter a career in accounting, economics or finance with both a global and local awareness.
key study outcomes
Identify new business opportunities
Devise and test innovative business models
Access modern technologies to grow new businesses
Engage with the local start-up landscape through incubators, accelerators, and investors
Ideal for:
If you want to learn how new businesses and start-ups succeed and develop your own unique business idea as part of your degree, then this is the course for you!

Online study available

Full time 2 years or Part time 4 years

key study outcomes
Design effective strategies for the digital marketplace
Utilise social media to drive meaningful customer engagement
Develop compelling brands and rapid rebranding strategies
Identify growth opportunities in relevant markets
Create empowering and inclusive content
Ideal for:
If you want to be empowered with the skills to analyse global markets, explore new strategies and collaborate with teams to create and run effective campaigns, then this is the course for you!.

Online study available

Full time 2 years or Part time 4 years

key study outcomes
Lead through effective vision, mission and goal setting
dentify risks and opportunities in a corporate environment
Utilise technology and digital strategy to maximise ROI
Access big data and identify global trends
Use entrepreneurial techniques to innovate
Ideal for:
If you’re ready to stand out from the crowd and to distinguish yourself as a workplace innovator, then this is the degree for you!

Online study available

Full time 2 years or Part time 4 years

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Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master and Doctorate Degrees

key study outcomes
Advanced business principles
Determine business solutions
Systematically evaluate business risk
Business software knowledge to analyse data
Analyse complex business issues
Ideal for:
Students who are looking to start a career or up-skill in Business management.
Pathway to an MBA for candidates with work experience but with limited or no previous qualification.
Opportunity to gain a Post Graduate qualification in 6 months.
key study outcomes
Analyse international case studies
Design project control systems
Apply principles of effective group dynamics
Formal presentation skills for a recommended project plan
Ideal for:
Students who want an introduction to advanced project management concepts and skills.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, The Rocks Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time Full-time: 6 months or Part time Part-time: Options available

key study outcomes
Advanced business principles
Determine solutions
Systematically evaluate business risk
Business software knowledge to analyse data
Analyse complex business issues
Ideal for:
Students who want to build on previous experience in business management, commerce, accounting and finance without committing completely to the Master’s level.
key study outcomes
Analyse international case studies
Understand the role of the project manager
Incorporate research findings into project plans
Incorporate appropriate technologies into project plans
Ideal for:
Students who want to advance their skills in project management and the ability to manage projects to high standards.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, The Rocks Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time Full-time: 1 year or Part time Part-time: Options available

International Students Welcome

key study outcomes
Use your skills to adapt and work in an ever-changing business environment
Gain technical competence and strong ability to interpret information to solve workplace problems.
Ideal for:
This course is ideal for individuals looking for a pathway to a full Master of Business Administration or Master of Business Administration: Advanced.
key study outcomes
Apply current theories across business disciplines
Encourage team and individual ethical decision making
Proficiently use business software to effectively analyse data
Apply advanced business principles to complex problems to determine solutions
Organise, conceptualise, and analyse complex business issues
Systematically evaluate business risk
Ideal for:
If you want to manage business situations at the highest level, this comprehensive business course will provide you with the skills to achieve at a global level.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, The Rocks Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time 18 months Full-time or Accelerated 12 months Accelerated

International Students Welcome

key study outcomes
Apply current theories across business disciplines
Encourage team and individual ethical decision making
Proficiently use business software to effectively analyse data
Apply advanced business principles to complex problems to determine solutions
Organise, conceptualise, and analyse complex business issues
Systematically evaluate business risk
Ideal for:
International students who require a two-year program studied full time. This program is designed to provide an advanced body of knowledge to the changing business environments in which you aspire to work and manage.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, The Rocks Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time 1.5 years or Accelerated 1 year or Part time Options available

International Students Welcome

key study outcomes
Apply current theories across business disciplines
Encourage team and individual ethical decision making
Systematically evaluate business risk
Incorporate research findings into project plans to improve delivery and minimise risk
Apply advanced project management principles to analyse and evaluate problems and to determine and implement solutions in projects
Ideal for:
Students who want to gain the skills and knowledge to critically analyse core business functions, implement strategic processes, manage risk and lead complex teams.
key study outcomes
Apply advanced business principles to complex problems to determine solutions
Develop intervention strategies to detect and prevent diseases
Analyse financial, legal, and economic aspects of health and health policy
Ideal for:
Business people seeking a deeper knowledge of public health and strategies for improving population health or managing in a health environment and/or public health practitioners wanting a deeper knowledge of and applied skills in leadership and management.
key study outcomes
Identify new business opportunities
Devise and test innovative business models
Access modern technologies to grow new businesses
Engage with the local start-up landscape through incubators, accelerators, and investors
Ideal for:
If you’re looking for a practical and industry-focused MBA experience, which bridges the gap between academic learning and industry needs, then you’ve found it.

Online study available

Full time 15 months or Part time 3 years

key study outcomes
Apply current theories across business disciplines
Encourage team and individual ethical decision making
Use business software to effectively analyse data
Apply advanced business principles
Understand business issues
Evaluate business risk
Ideal for:
Professionals who are either working in the sports industry or want to pursue a career in the sports industry through advancing and refining their skills to lead and manage projects to high standards.

Online study available

Full time 18 months or Part time 2 to 6 years

International Students Welcome

key study outcomes
Apply current theories across business disciplines
Encourage team and individual ethical decision making
Use business software to effectively analyse data
Apply advanced business principles
Understand business issues
Evaluate business risk
Ideal for:
Professionals who are either working in the sports industry or want to pursue a career in the sports industry through advancing and refining their skills to lead and manage projects to high standards.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, Kent Street Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time 2 years or Accelerated 1.5 years or Part time Options available

International Students Welcome

key study outcomes
Critically analyse core business functions, and synthesise and implement strategic process
Manage risk and lead complex teams as a Business Analyst
Develop cognitive, technical and creative skills to operate as an effective Business Analyst in a global context.
This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to provide work-ready graduates with real-world skills.
Ideal for:
Business Analysts who are seeking the required training to be an effective conduit between both the information technology specialists and the key decision makers in the business.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, Kent Street Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time 2 years or Accelerated 9 months or Part time Options available

International Students Welcome

key study outcomes
This program is designed to cultivate individuals skilled in engineering management with the cognitive, technical and creative skills to solve problems, manage risks and develop strategies in an organisational context.
Students will also develop the leadership and teamwork skills necessary to apply effective engineering management practices in technical organisations.
Increased breadth will be developed through the inclusion of foundational project management skills, innovation and entrepreneurship knowledge, as well as sustainability practices, all of which impact on contemporary technical organisations.
Ideal for:
The Master of Engineering Management course is developed for students with an engineering, technology or science background, and to equip them with specialised theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of management.
key study outcomes
Articulate the core characteristics of a Project Manager
Identify major influences of technology and globalisation
Apply innovative solutions
Incorporate research findings into project plans
Apply advanced project management principles
Ideal for:
Students looking to gain the skills necessary to manage complex projects from beginning to end, on time and on budget. The subjects have a particular emphasis on projects with a global aspect including learning how to effectively manage projects with international stakeholders.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, The Rocks Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time Full-time: 1.5 years or Accelerated Accelerated: 1 year or Part time Part-time: Options available

key study outcomes
Articulate the core characteristics of a Project Manager
Identify major influences of technology and globalisation
Apply innovative solutions
Incorporate research findings into project plans
Apply advanced project management principles
Ideal for:
Experienced project managers who want to enhance knowledge, skills and career prospects.

On campus Wakefield Street Campus, Adelaide, The Rocks Campus, Sydney, Fortitude Valley Campus, Brisbane, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Online study available

Full time Full-time: 2 years or Accelerated Accelerated: 1 year or Part time Part-time: Options available

International Students Welcome

key study outcomes
Identify major influences of technology and globalisation and apply innovative solutions
Incorporate research findings into project plans to improve delivery and minimise risk
Intervention strategies to detect and prevent diseases
Ideal for:
Project managers wanting to learn more about public health and apply strategies for improving population health, and/or public health practitioners seeking to upskill their project management skills to manage complex projects.
key study outcomes
Explain and apply ethical, legal, social and environmental responsibilities in both local and global contexts
Interpret and apply rules, regulations and theories to a range of complex accounting-related professional situations
Exercise judgement under supervision to solve routine accounting problems in diverse contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives
Communicate accounting advice and knowledge to a range of stakeholders
Seek and reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities
Ideal for:
Students seeking an Accounting course accredited by the Certified Practicing Accountants Australia, and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
key study outcomes
Exercise judgement under supervision to solve routine accounting problems in diverse contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives
Communicate accounting advice and knowledge to a range of stakeholders
Seek and reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities
Ideal for:
International students seeking a two-year Accounting course accredited by the Certified Practicing Accountants Australia, and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
key study outcomes
Understanding of leadership theory and practice
Understanding of cultural, social, demographic and economic change
Strong decision-making and communication skills
Critically analyse leadership issues likely to emerge
Ideal for:
Experienced senior executives preparing to take on more significant leadership roles or leaders of substantial teams wishing to broaden and boost their career trajectory.

Online study available

Full time 2 - 3 years or Part time 4 - 6 years

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“As an international student, I wanted to study at a university that would be recognised anywhere in the world. I chose Torrens because of its connection to Laureate International Universities, based in the USA.”

Lidu Novakova | Master of Business Administration and Global Project Management

Torrens University Australia provides a well-respected  academic avenue to successful employment through its variety of Business courses, offered both on campus and online.

These qualifications are highly regarded throughout the industry thanks to the strong reputations of Torrens University Australia’s Chifley Business School, APM College of Business and Communication, the Australian Graduate School of Leadership, and the Real Madrid Graduate School in Spain.

Operating out of Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Torrens University Australia has over 60 years’ experience educating future industry leaders. With specialisms in International Business, Leadership and Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Event Management, Business Administration and Commerce, combined with its globally oriented curriculum and its membership to the Laureate International University network, graduates can be assured that their Torrens University Australia qualification will be a compelling feature on their CV.