Health

Bachelor of Applied Public Health

Cricos Code: 088181G

What is a Bachelor of Applied Public Health?

Public Health is the study and application of preventing disease and promoting health at the individual, community and population levels. This course involves completing an industry placement as well as a global learning experience with a Laureate partner institution. If you’re interested in learning how you can prevent illness and develop programs and practices that promote better health in your community then this is the right course for you.

This course is delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Adelaide

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

Start Dates

Next intake is on 04 Nov 2019

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week – if you study online. 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.

Course Duration

2 years accelerated option available

3 years full time

Part-time options available

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING AND INDUSTRY RESEARCH

Through integrated industry-focused subjects, you gain the real-world skills to understand the critical issues of your profession now and in the future. We are committed to leading research and finding solutions to health challenges people face. Our Public Health Information Development Unit (PHIDU) and Centre of Positive Ageing and Wellbeing both work towards this aim.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
Some of the possible career outcomes for graduates are:
  • Health policy advisor
  • Policy, program and project jobs – local, state and federal governments (graduate schemes, primary health care)
  • Health promotion jobs – government and non-government organisations (NGOs)
  • Development-focused jobs
  • Disease surveillance and research jobs – state and federal governments
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PERSONALISED APPROACH
Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.

"The teachers are so friendly and supportive. "

- Madeline Rocco, Graduate of Bachelor of Applied Public Health
"I have met a diverse range of people in my classes and the tutors are extremely helpful. They genuinely want to make sure you succeed."
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WHAT TO EXPECT

You’re a big-picture thinker, who wants to see healthy changes available to everyone. You want to expand your knowledge to make a real difference to public health. You’ll learn about health at a population level: health promotion campaigns and advocacy, health policy, health monitoring and screening, and planning, implementation and evaluation of health programs. Our industry placement program means you’ll be more than ready to meet growing demand for high quality public health graduates.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Public health policy
  • Disease control and prevention
  • Health surveillance and epidemiology

HOW YOU’LL STUDY

Fit everything in with flexible online and on-campus options.

PERSONALISE YOUR COURSE

Reach your long-term career goals through courses that are a pathway to our master’s degrees.

Fees & Scholarships

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA
Year 12 or equivalent with ATAR 60 or equivalent OR speak to a Course and Career Advisor for special entry.
APPLYING FOR THE ADELAIDE CAMPUS
If you are applying to study the (Bachelor of Applied Public Health/ Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Business (Sport)/Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Media Design) at our Adelaide campus, you’ll need to complete a SATAC application. This is not required for online or postgraduate students. Visit http://www.satac.edu.au/undergraduate to apply.
This includes, but is not limited to:
  • An Australian secondary education qualification, or equivalent
  • A completed or partly completed qualification at AQF level 6 (associate degree) or above
  • A completed Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification at AQF Level 4 (Certificate IV) or above
  • A Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) percentile rank or equivalent.
Assistance for Adelaide Applications If you need help with your application, call 1300 575 803 or email enquiries@tua.edu.au. If you need help from SATAC, visit www.satac.edu.au/enquiries.
In addition you will also need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.5 (or equivalent). This course is only available to study online by students who do not require an Australian student visa.
ADMISSIONS CRITERIA
Year 12 or equivalent with ATAR 60 or equivalent OR speak to a Course and Career Advisor for special entry.
APPLYING FOR THE ADELAIDE CAMPUS
If you are applying to study the (Bachelor of Applied Public Health/ Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Business (Sport)/Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Media Design) at our Adelaide campus, you’ll need to complete a SATAC application. This is not required for online or postgraduate students. Visit http://www.satac.edu.au/undergraduate to apply.
This includes, but is not limited to:
  • An Australian secondary education qualification, or equivalent
  • A completed or partly completed qualification at AQF level 6 (associate degree) or above
  • A completed Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification at AQF Level 4 (Certificate IV) or above
  • A Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) percentile rank or equivalent.
Assistance for Adelaide Applications If you need help with your application, call 1300 575 803 or email enquiries@tua.edu.au. If you need help from SATAC, visit www.satac.edu.au/enquiries.
In addition you will also need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.5 (or equivalent). This course is only available to study online by students who do not require an Australian student visa.

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Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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