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Students will enjoy a collaborative learning environment to maximise engagement. Graduates of this course will be capable of incorporating new technologies and innovations into their professional practice, in addition to making a meaningful contribution to the industry. 

The Diploma of Beauty and Spa Practice at Torrens University Australia  is an innovative program that delivers high-quality training and provides a strong foundation in health science, coupled with a clinical focus on preventative anti-ageing and wellness protocols.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of salon practice, industry trends, business fundamentals and professional ethics in relation to the Beauty/Spa industry
  • Demonstrate the practical application of skills and capabilities required to provide a range of Beauty/Spa treatments to an accepted industry standard
  • Identify and respond to a range of treatment variations that require solution-based thinking, and discretion in approach

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Beauty and Spa Practice
  • Aesthetic Electrotherapy
  • Manual Aesthetic Techniques
  • Foundations of Aesthetics

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: 094184J

  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27096 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27100 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23304 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23300 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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2021 Standard Subject Fee

  • Domestic: $2,912.50. AUD
  • International: $3,388.00 AUD
2021 Indicative Annual Fees
  • Domestic: $23,300.00 AUD
  • International: $27,100.00 AUD 

Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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