• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Public Health is the study and application of preventing disease and promoting health at the individual, community and population levels. The Bachelor of Applied Public Health at Torrens University Australia involves completing an industry placement as well as a global learning experience with a Laureate partner institution.
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Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change.

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. The Bachelor of Applied Public Health is offered by Torrens University Australia .

Learning Outcomes

  • Critically evaluate national health care systems, standards, and legislation paying particular attention to underlying ethical principles and the impact of the public health profession on their establishment
  • Undertake advocacy for public health problems drawing on evidence, history, and current and future practice.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to equitable access, social justice and human rights in the development and implementation of public health initiatives.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Research Methods
  • Health Policy, Planning and Management
  • Health Surveillance and Epidemiology
  • Foundations of Public Health
  • Health Policy, Planning and Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 088181G

  • Australian Year 12 certificate (or equivalent) OR speak to a Course and Career Advisor for special entry.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26900 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    20160 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20160 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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