Public Health courses
Discover a career that promotes health across the individual, community and population level.
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Why study Public Health?
Play a part in improving health outcomes throughout communities. Public Health courses combine core planning and management, health promotion, community health and advocacy subjects with the foundations of public health and disease prevention and control.
Higher learning with higher standards
As a B Corporation, we believe in the transformative power of education. We are committed to encouraging students to become forces of change.
Learn from specialists in their field
Our academics understand where the industry is heading and will guide you on your learning journey.
Reach career goals faster
Through hands-on learning, you’ll solve practical challenges that require problem-solving and genuine industry insight.
Future-proof your career
Whichever course you take, you’ll be prepared for rapid change by having next-generation technology at your disposal.
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Torrens University Australia courses are industry-driven and delivered by Health experts. All higher education courses include real-life industry experience, building critical, practical skills to help you graduate ready to work.
- Diploma of Health and Wellbeing
- Bachelor of Applied Public Health
- Graduate Certificate of Public Health
- Graduate Diploma of Public Health
- Master of Public Health
- Master of Public Health (Advanced)
Why study with us?
As the country’s newest and fastest-growing university, Torrens University Australia brings a fresh approach to higher education. With employability at the centre of everything we do, we offer industry-relevant courses taught by leading experts. Our flexible study options, personalised approach and partnership placements will help you find a career you love.
Your teachers and academics
Active on the forefront of their field, our industry-connected educational facilitators are here to help you achieve your career goal.
Registered as a nurse for nearly 40 years, with 30 years as a health academic, Cath works from the perspective that access to high quality education is transformative and key to improving health outcomes for all. Her extensive experience as a nursing leader and health researcher informs her practice as a senior academic leader. Her research has focused on women’s health issues, resilience in the face of illness and the health workforce.
Associate Dean of Health and Education
After completing her PhD in Neuroscience at La Trobe University, Pam conducted post-doctoral research at the Medical College of Wisconsin, USA, studying circadian rhythms. In Australia, she has lectured on human physiology and biochemistry and directed the teaching of physiology and pharmacology across all health-related programs including Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Veterinary Science. Pam gained Senior Fellowship of Advance Higher Education.
Study at our centrally located campusYou decide where you study. We have built first-class campus facilities in central locations across Australia and invested in technology so you can study anytime from anywhere in the world, when it suits your schedule.
Business, Design and Creative Technology, Health, Hospitality, English Language Centre
88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide, SA 5000
Explore Public Health at Torrens University AustraliaScroll through our range of courses to discover the educational path that’s right for you.
Diploma of Counselling and Communication SkillsBuild a sound understanding of theories and techniques helpful in therapy services, combining a foundation of theory with practical experience.Course code DIPCOUN16 | CRICOS 094183KBachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling)Study a degree in counselling and get the qualification, skills and understanding you need to work effectively as a counsellor.Course code BASSCON18 | CRICOS N/ABachelor of Applied Social Science (Community Services)Prepares students with theoretical and practical skills necessary to pursue a career in community and public sectors.Course code BASSCOM18 | CRICOS 097401C
Graduate Certificate of CounsellingProvides a postgraduate qualification for those seeking to enhance their skills in counselling and interpersonal communication.Course code GCCOUN20 | CRICOSGraduate Diploma of CounsellingImproves your understanding of the human psyche, counselling theories and barriers to change in order to support individuals’ wellbeing.Course code GDCOUN20 | CRICOS 102917FMaster of CounsellingDesigned to prepare graduates for a career in counselling, to improve current practice or to take counselling theory into real-world settings.Course code MCOUN20 | CRICOS 102916G
Bachelor of Applied Public HealthDevelop your understanding of disease prevention and strategies that focus on health promotion measures at a community and population level.Course code BACH_APH | CRICOS 088181G
Diploma of Health and WellbeingProvides a solid foundation in learning how to promote movement, improve nutrition and increase human function.Course code DIPHWEL16 | CRICOS N/A
Graduate Certificate of Public HealthOffers experienced health professionals both a standalone qualification and a pathway to the Graduate Diploma or Master of Public Health.Course code GC_PUBH | CRICOS 097405K
Graduate Diploma of Public HealthOffers experienced health professionals both a standalone qualification and a pathway to the Graduate Diploma or Master of Public Health.Course code GD_PUBH | CRICOS 097406J
Master of Public HealthThis course will develop you into a leader who can drive innovation behind public health and solve complex issues on an international scale.Course code MPH | CRICOS 097404M
Master of Public Health (Advanced)Develop you into a leader who can drive innovation behind public health and solve complex issues on an international scale.Course code MPHA | CRICOS 095594E