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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.

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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.

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Learn from specialists in their field 
Our academics understand where the industry is heading and will guide you on your learning journey.

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Reach career goals faster
Through hands-on learning, you’ll solve practical challenges that require problem-solving and genuine industry insight.

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Future-proof your career
Our diverse academics and industry partners will help you gain new perspectives and a wide-reaching business network.

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Explore Public Health at Torrens University Australia

Scroll through our range of courses to discover the educational path that’s right for you.

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Why study with us?

As the country’s 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.

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Master of Public Health (Advanced)
The lecturers are very attentive and engaging with students and sharing their knowledge and wisdom to help the students.
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A dedicated Success Coach
An ally to encourage, inspire and guide, your Success Coach will help you achieve your goals and create the right trajectory for your career.
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A more collaborative experience
Our smaller class sizes provide a more immersive and effective learning environment. Collaborate with peers and spend more time with academics in your field.
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Industry leading and future-focused: we give you all the tools you need to create your own success.

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.

Lisa Casanelia

Lisa Casanelia
Program director, Public Health


Lisa has a background in social science, musculoskeletal therapy clinical practice and public health, over more than 25 years of experience in clinical and education sectors. With a passion for human rights and social justice, public health was a natural progression. Lisa also believes in the importance of education as a fundamental social determinant of health, making her a strong proponent of the combination of education and health. She has been involved in managing education programs in both higher education and vocational education and training sectors for 20 years and is focused on supporting the academic success of students within public health programs.

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Professor Cath Rogers
Dean of Health and Education


A registered nurse for nearly 40 years, Cath has also worked as a health academic for three decades. Cath firmly believes that access to high-quality education is transformative and key to improving health outcomes for all. Cath’s research has focused on women’s health issues, resilience in the face of illness and the health workforce.

Study at our centrally located campus

You 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.

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Wakefield Street campus

Business, Design and Creative Technology, Health, Hospitality, English Language Centre

88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide, SA 5000

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