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.
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As the country's fastest-growing university, Torrens University Australia brings a fresh approach to higher education, with employability at the centre of everything they do. Torrens' students ranked them 7th in Australia for teaching quality (source: QILT).
A progressive university that fosters passion, Torrens University take a strengths based approach to teaching. Recognising individuality and potential as better indicators of future success, they do not consider ATAR as their primary entry requirement*.
Focusing on soft skills means everyone has the chance to achieve their academic and career goals.
Built on the strong foundations of their distinguished schools and colleges, such as Billy Blue College of Design and Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, Torrens University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs designed with and for industry.
Their future-focused courses are taught by experts and delivered on campus, online and as a blend of both. With locations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide, their national campus network and flexible study options allow students to tailor their learning journey.
Torrens University offer partnerships placements, allowing students to complete practical experience with leading brands. Many graduates secure jobs at companies they've collaborated with or through connections they've made.
Torrens University's passionate Success Coaches help students excel and create the right trajectory for their career. At Torrens University, they give students the tools they need to create their own success.
Call 1300 575 803 or email email@example.com if you would like one of our course and careers advisers to visit your school.
*Exceptions may apply to some courses
To be offered a place in a course at Torrens University Australia you must meet the minimum entry requirements, any course-specific prerequisite as well as satisfy English language requirements.
Selection will be based on completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent, including the International Baccalaureate (IB). Read the course entry details carefully on course search for any course-specific prerequisites.
Current or previous students at Torrens University Australia
Current Torrens University Australia students who wish to transfer to a new course must complete the ‘Application for Course Transfer’ form. For more information, contact Torrens University.
Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years).
Australian Year 12 students
Selection will be based on completion of an Australian Year 12 or equivalent, including the International Baccalaureate (IB).
Overseas Year 12 Equivalent
Applicants who have completed a secondary school qualification from an overseas institution within the past two-years, will have their application assessed by the International Admissions team to determine equivalency with the Australia secondary school certificate, using NOOSR and/or NARIC guidelines.
Applicants with higher education study
Applicants who have completed prior higher education study may be assessed and selected for admission if they meet one or more of the following criteria, in addition to any course-specific entry requirements including but not limited to interviews, referee reports and portfolios:
- A completed higher education qualification at AQF level 5 (diploma) or above, or equivalent, from an Australian University or another accredited higher education provider
- Successful completion of at least 1 EFTSL (equivalent full-time student load, or one full year) of an AQF level 6 (Associate Degree) or above, or equivalent, from an Australian University or another accredited higher education provider
Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study
Applicants who have completed prior vocational education study may be assessed and selected for admission if they meet one or more of the following criteria, in addition to any course-specific entry requirements including but not limited to interviews, referee reports and portfolios:
- A completed vocational education qualification at AQF level 4 (Certificate IV) or above, or equivalent, from a registered training organisation (RTO)
- Successful completion of at least 1 EFTSL (equivalent full time student load, or one full year) of an AQF level 5 (Diploma) or above, or equivalent, at a registered training organisation (RTO)
Applicants with work and life experience (includes those who left secondary education more than two years ago)
Applicants who left secondary education more than two years ago may be assessed and selected based on any combination of their:
- Formal learning, including fully or partially completed qualifications, schooling or other structured courses of learning that lead to an officially accredited qualification
- Non-formal learning through structured courses that do not lead to an officially accredited qualification, such as work-based courses and non-accredited professional development
- Informal learning gained through relevant work or life experience, self-tuition and social, family, hobby or leisure activities and experiences. This might also include volunteering experience, community activities or industry experience.
Course-specific requirements may describe additional criteria against which applications based on work and life experience will be assessed.
Torrens University has a number of admission pathways, which may allow you to receive an offer for a degree or diploma even though you do not meet the published entry requirements.
Torrens University Early Entry Program
You may be eligible for the Early Entry Program at Torrens University Australia. Application is easy and takes less than 10 minutes, and you will receive a conditional offer within 10 business days. To Torrens University, you’re more than just your ATAR. Their Early Entry program recognises your hard work and rewards you with an offer to study with them – before the release of your Year 12 results. Applications are open for their courses in the field of Business, Digital Technology, Design & Creative Technology, Health and Hospitality.
Additional access schemes
At Torrens University Australia, they know everyone's different. Their job is to help students explore their strengths and kickstart their careers. Since Torrens University value passionate humans, not perfect performance, they've removed ATAR as their primary entry requirement – because they know it's passion that unlocks potential.
Reach out to a Course and Careers Advisor on 1300 575 803 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss pathway options.
All undergraduate courses can be deferred for one year. Please contact a Course and Careers Advisor on 1300 575 803 or email email@example.com.
Applications with existing qualification may be eligible to receive course credit in related fields of study.
To discuss your eligibility before submitting an application to SATAC, please contact a Course and Careers Advisor on 1300 575 803 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Torrens University Australia has three main intakes per year, for both full-time and part-time higher education degree and diploma students. The term commencement dates for 2023 are as below:
- Term 1: 19 February 2024
- Term 2: 3 June 2024
- Term 3: 16 September 2024
At Torrens University Australia, they believe in the transformative power of education. It's their belief that everyone deserves an education – and that's why they support students' studies from start to success. Investing in them means investing in our future: the next generation of leaders and change-makers.
Torrens University Australia has a range of student support services. These include counselling, academic assistance and learning support, employment and career advice and international student advisers. Campus facilities include a computing centre and recreation facilities.
Located throughout the country, Torrens University's dynamic, purpose-built campuses set Torrens University Australia apart.
Student support services
At Torrens University Australia, they take the needs of all their students seriously and provide support from the start of their course, all the way through to graduation. Torrens University offer a range of student support services, including counselling, academic assistance, career advice and workplace preparation. Their team of advisors and Success Coaches assist domestic and international students.
At Torrens University Australia, your success is their greatest joy and proudest achievement. That’s why their Success Coaches are available to help you throughout the course of your studies.
Each Success Coach is a qualified industry professional, who’ll give you the edge throughout your studies and as you embark on your chosen career.
The university supports a variety of student organisations and clubs for students to become involved in campus life. Torrens University Student Representative Councils (SRCs) are student-led organisations that advocate for the rights and interests of students. Help enhance the student experience whilst gaining invaluable leadership skills for your future career. Each campus has its own SRC, responsible for on-campus and online events such as cultural nights, picnics, trivia nights, sporting events, free breakfasts and more.
As a member of UniSport Australia, Torrens University give their students access to many sporting events, national competitions and leadership opportunities. They encourage you to get involved with sport at any level and enjoy the social, physical and mental benefits.
Everything they do at Torrens University is driven by industry. You’ll gain first-hand experience working in your chosen industry and graduate work-ready, with the competitive edge to help you land your dream job. Across their faculties, Torrens University offer a range of work experience opportunities that will see you graduate with a competitive edge to start your career.
Call 1300 575 803 or email email@example.com for any enquiries or if you would like one of our Course and Careers Advisors to visit your school.
Virtual open day - Now available on demand
Ready for the next step on your career journey? Join us online for an in-depth look at our courses, scholarships, internships, and what sets us apart. Hear from leading academics, industry experts and Future Student Advisors who will guide you towards your goals.
Tuesday 29 August - Business and Hospitality
Wednesday 30 August - Health and Education
Thursday 31 August - Design and Creative Technology
Torrens University Australia Adelaide Campus:
Wakefield Street Campus
82-98 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
Phone: 1300 575 803