Torrens University

    Torrens University
    Torrens University
    Established on: 2012

    Torrens University is an international university located in Australia. It offers high quality and affordable undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the name of bachelor degrees, diplomas, master degrees, graduate certificates and diplomas to domestic and international students in Australia. 

    Torrens University offers academic programs over a wide array of academic disciplines and backgrounds via online classes as well as on-campus classes. This University has a number of campuses in Australia, all dedicated to offering quality education to students worldwide. 

    • Six Campus in Sydney, 
    • Two Campus in Brisbane
    • 2 Campus in Melbourne
    • 1 Campus in Adelaide
    • 1 Campus in Auckland
    • 1 Campus in the Blue Mountains
    • 1 Campus in China

    This university has partnered with a number of sports organisations. Government and non-government organisations, research institutions, IT and other industries so as to facilitate teaching and learning opportunities for its students. 

    Torrens University Ranking

    • 40th best College in Australia and 3425th best in the world by UniRank.
    • 27th best online MBA Degree in the world in CEO Magazine’s 2021 Global MBA Rankings.
    • The Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIIHMS) was listed as the number 1 institute for Hospitality and Leisure Management in Oceania by subject 2019 according to QS World University rankings

    Highlights of Torrens University


    Private University


    Diploma, Associate degree, bachelor graduate certificate, master degree, Doctoral degree


    Aud 12,000 to AUD 32,000

    Campus Locations

    Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Blue Mountains, Auckland and China

    Scholarships available


    Total Number of Students


    Established year


    On-Campus Accommodation

    Only at Leura Campus at the Blue Mountains

    Torrens University Campus

    • The Sydney campuses are the Ultimo Campus, The Rocks Campus, Surrey Hills, Central Sydney Campus, Kent street campus
      • Rocks are a business and hospitality campus
      • Pyrmont is a holistic health and well-being campus.
      • Ultimo and Surry Hills offer Design and Technology programs. 
    • The Blue Mountains campus is the Leura campus.
    • The campuses located in Brisbane are Fortitude Valley Campus and Gotha Street Campus.
      • Fortitude Valley Campus  offers areas of study in Business, Design and Creative Technology, Hospitality and Health
      • Gotha Street Campus offers health and nursing programs. 
    • The campus at Adelaide is Wakefield Street Campus.  This campus offers areas of study in Business, Design and Health.
    • The campuses located in Melbourne are Fitzroy Campus, Flinders Street Campus.
      • Flinders campus offers Business, Design and Creative Technology, Hospitality, Health and Nursing programs
      • Flinders Street Campus offers Health programs,
    • Other campuses include Auckland Campus at Melbourne featuring simulation laboratory, State of the art industry-aligned software and technology, Boutique size class, etc.

    Torrens University: Top Available Programs 

    Available Programs in Torrens University

    Torrens University offers high-quality undergraduate, graduate, higher degree by research and specialized degree programs in a wide range of academic disciplines, delivering our programs online and on campuses.









    Graduate Certificate


    Associate degree








    Graduate Certificates

    Graduate Certificates

    Graduate Certificates


    Graduate Certificates

    Graduate Diplomas


    Graduate Diplomas

    Graduate Certificates





    Additionally, Torrens University also offers these programs. 

    • English language
    1. English for Academic Purposes 1 and 2 (Intermediate to Advanced) Course Guide
    2. General English (Elementary to Advanced) Course Guide
    • Higher Degrees by Research
    1. Doctor of Philosophy
    2. Master of Philosophy

    Torrens University: General Admission Requirements

    General Undergraduate Entry Requirements: 

    To apply for the undergraduate course (bachelor, diploma or associate degree) at Torrens University, international students need to possess the following attributes: 

    • Year 12 or Australian Secondary School Certificate or equivalent with ATAR 60+. 


    • Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above OR Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.

    General Postgraduate Entry Requirements: 

    For postgraduate studies (masters, graduate certificate or PhD), students need to meet these sets of criteria. 

    • AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University in a relevant field of study


    • 3-7 years’ professional work experience in a relevant field AND a discipline-specific portfolio (if applicable) and a recommendation letter from the 2 most recent employers

    Torrens University: General English Language Requirement for international students

    Torrens University: Undergraduate English test scores Requirements

    English language Test


    Bachelor degree


    IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent

    IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.







    Torrens University: Graduate English Test Scores Requirements

    English language Test

    Graduate Certificate

    Master degree

    Doctoral degree


    Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

    Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

    7.0 (no band less than 7.0 in writing and speaking and at least 6.5 in listening and reading)









    Note: the cut-off English test scores for an international student is generally higher for nursing and other health-related programs. 

    Torrens University Fees

    Torrens University is one of the cheapest universities in Australia which offers affordable programs of different levels- to both domestic and international students. 

    The approximate cost of studying in TU looks like this for international students. 

    Degree Level

    Approximate tuition fees per year

    Diploma course

    16,000- 30,000


    22,000-  30,000

    Graduate certificate

    12,500- 32,000




    22,900- 32,000

    All the amounts above are in Australian Dollars (AUD)

    Torrens University Alumni Network

    •  Caspar Schmidt - Founder & Managing Director at QCC Collection Limited
    • Dion Chandler - Co-Founder and Managing Director at Iconic Hotels Group
    • Sonja Vodusek - Managing Director at The Peninsula London
    • Shawn Ng - Executive Director of Hotel Operations at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
    • Hardip Singh Marwah - General Manager at Hyatt Regency Mumbai
    • Scott Boyes - Vice President Operations, NSW, ACT at Accor Hotels
    • Lisa Hilbert - Founder and Director at Tea Tonic
    • Jules Galloway - Naturopath, Podcaster, Speaker and Writer
    • Daniel Braga Ulvestad - Norwegian-Brazilian Director & Writer
    • Stellar Leuna - Artist and Illustrator
    • Jake Ross - Artist, Murals and Illustrator
    • Rhonda Dee - Visual Artist

    Scholarships offered by Torrens University


    Scholarship Value


    Alumni Scholarship

    25% tuition fee waiver

    Applicants must be domestic students enrolled on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate program. 

    Business and Technology Scholarship

    A 20% course fee reduction

    Only open to Australian citizens and permanent residents.

    Creative Technology Scholarships

    A 20% course fee reduction

    Established professional returning for a postgraduate course based in industry passion, academic drive, community mindedness and creative originality.

    Design Scholarships (there are 3)

    Design Scholarship: 20% reduction in tuition fees

    Sibella Court Interior Design Scholarship: 50% reduction in interior design tuition fees

    Vogue Australia Design Scholarship: 50% off tuition fees

    Awarded based on including creative originality, innovation, academic drive and industry passion. 

    Education Scholarship

    A 20% reduction in course fees.

    Based on the academic drive, community-mindedness, passion for the education industry and relevant work experience. 

    Health Scholarship

    A 20% reduction in course fees.

    academically driven, community-minded and passionate about the health industry.

    Hospitality Scholarship

    A 20% course fee reduction

    Australian citizens and permanent residents with a passion for Hospitality and those who demonstrate academic and professional excellence

    BHIHMS Scholarship

    Val Cook Scholarship

    Value: Full tuition for year one of the Bachelor's degree

    English Language Scholarship

    Value: 10 weeks’ free tuition of the English language program

    Three Pillars Scholarship

    Value: Up to 30% of your total tuition costs

    Accor Indigenous Scholarship

    Value: Full tuition, room and board

    Industry Scholarship

    Value: Up to 15% of your total tuition costs

    Alumni Scholarship

    Value: Up to 25% of your total tuition costs

    Applicants need to demonstrate strong zeal towards hospitality, should have leadership abilities and must be new at Torrens University.

    Indigenous Scholarship

    Torrens Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commencement Scholarship Value: $500

    Torrens Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Costs Scholarship Value: $2500

    Torrens Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tuition Scholarship

    Value: 50% of your total tuition costs

    Financially unprivileged students who can identify as Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person and is enrolled in Torrens University as a full-time student. 

    Industry Scholarships

    a 15% tuition reduction

    Must be a  new Torrens University Australia student with atleast 2 years of experience in a relevant field and 2 references from employers. 

    International Students Scholarships at Torrens University

    1. Offshore online
      Value: up to 30% of your total tuition costs
    2. Americas & European Business Scholarship / Design and Creative Technology Scholarship
      Value: 30% of your total tuition costs
    3. Three Pillars Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Hospitality Scholarship
      Value: Up to 30% of your total tuition costs
    4. William Blue College of Hospitality Motivational Scholarship
      Value: up to 30% of your total tuition costs
    5. Design and Creative Technology Merit Scholarship
      Value: Up to 30% of your total tuition costs
    6. Alumni Scholarship
      Value: 25% of your total tuition costs Business
    7. Merit Scholarship Value: 25% of your total tuition costs Here to Educate
      Value: 20% of your total tuition costs

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