Torrens University Australia brings a fresh, modern, careers-focused and global perspective to higher education. Its courses are aimed at providing graduates with a globally oriented skill-set that will make them a valuable contribution to any employer. Torrens University’s place in Laureate International Universities ensures that students graduate with more than a degree; they graduate from the largest education network in the world, ready for whatever challenge the world throws their way.
Torrens offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a variety of disciplines. These courses are delivered through its incredible family of schools and a prestigious array of collaborations; leading institutions that all boast strong links to industry in Australia and overseas. As the creative sector constantly changes and evolves, so too do the visual mediums that Torrens uses to convey design concepts and solutions.
The modern designer is no longer bound by the rules of traditional design practices and contemporary design concepts now need to be able to contribute to a wider social conversation through a variety of means and across a several platforms, such as tablets, games, movies, and social networks. This course is not only for design graduates.
The Master of Design is suitable for graduates in the design and creative industry or professionals with six or more years’ industry experience in engineering, information technology, health, entertainment, agriculture and mining and resources who want to research and design a concept that responds to societal needs. Torrens has 12 campuses in Sydney, , Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Auckland. The main campus is on Adelaide.
Ultimo campus is close to Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Central Station (Sydney Terminal) and Broadway bus station. You can walk from Sydney’s CBD using footbridges or ride a bike. The campus is around 30 minutes from Sydney International Airport by train. Food on-site café and student kitchen. Facilities on-site showers and bike racks if you like riding to college.
The Rocks campus is 5 minutes’ walk from Circular Quay – a central transport hub for trains, buses and ferries in Sydney. There is no student parking on campus. Food: vending machines on site with numerous cafés and eateries in the surrounding area. Facilities: Lockers and student kitchen facilities Pyrmont campus is close to Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Central Station (Sydney Terminal) and Broadway bus station. You can walk from Sydney’s CBD using footbridges or take the light rail. The campus is around 30 minutes from Sydney International Airport by train. Food: nourish, our café and bookstore, is perfect for coffee or lunch with friends with its range of tasty health foods and snacks. It sells stationery for your convenience. Facilities: computer room, library/Media rooms, on-site clinic Sydney-Town Hall campus is centrally located in the business district of the city and is a 1-min walk from Town Hall station.
Close to Darling Harbour, Chinatown and Central, it’s location is ideal for the hub of connecting transport routes making it easy to commute to class. Food: Being in the centre of Sydney means you are just minutes away from restaurants and cafes. Facilities: State of the art lecture rooms, wireless Internet, modern well-equipped library. Kent street campus 5 minutes’ walk from Wynyard station – a central transport hub for trains, and buses. Please note that there is no student parking on campus. Food: on-site café area and plenty of restaurants and cafes within walking distance. Facilities: student study spaces, experienced student services support on-site. Leura campus is only 2 hours by train or 1 ½ hours approximately by car.
Food: all meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided on Leura campus during in study term. Facilities: recreational room containing game tables, pool tables, TV and lounge areas,snack vending machines, soccer field, basketball / tennis court, in-ground swimming pool, gymnasium,BBQ area. Fitzroy campus is readily accessible via public transport including tram, bus and train. 2-hour street parking is also available right outside the campus. Many students choose to live close by or in other inner-city suburbs such as Carlton, Collingwood, Clifton Hill and Richmond. Food: the common area includes a kitchen with refrigerator, microwaves, toasters and other appliances for student use.There is also an eclectic mix of restaurants and cafes within walking distance. Facilities: popular rooftop terrace, student kitchen, Off-site herb garden for herbal medicine students,bike racks, onsite shower facilities Flinders street campus The campus is readily accessible via public transport including tram, bus and train. Food: There is also an eclectic mix of restaurants and cafes within walking distance. Facilities: laptop stations & break out zones, free Wi-Fi connectivity, exhibition spaces, learning, resource Library, light-filled studio spaces instead of traditional classrooms,stimulating Project Studio space where students can work on real-life creative briefs.
Fortitude Valley train station is located only a few minutes’ walk from campus. Most major bus routes travel down Ann Street servicing all areas of Brisbane. There is also a city bicycle share program with over 150 stations in and around Brisbane CBD, including right in front of campus. There is no student parking on campus. Food: There is a café on campus selling warm and cold drinks as well as healthy lunch meals and snack options. Facilities: student kitchen facilities, campus café,after-hours zone Gotha Street Campus is a 5 minute walk from Fortitude Valley Station. There is no student parking on campus. Food: vending machines on site with numerous cafes and eateries in the surrounding area. Facilities: lockers and student kitchen facilities. Wakefield street campus located right in the heart of Adelaide’s education precinct, the Victoria Street campus is easily accessible via public transport. Food: Being in the centre of Adelaide means you are just minutes away from restaurants and cafes. Facilities: breakout pods,chill-out zones,dedicated study areas,hot desking for both staff and students,open plan learning spaces.
Auckland campus Media Design School is located in the heart of Auckland City, close to restaurants, cafes and shopping - but also within easy access of great hiking spots, beautiful beaches and adventure activities. As Auckland is a moderate sized city, it’s a breeze to get around on public transport, and has a relaxed, laid-back vibe. Food: student lounge kitchen, cafes and supermarkets closeby. Facilities: student lockers,student notice boards/Hive (Intranet),after hours labs There are a range of housing options available for students in Adelaide, including residential colleges, student apartments and private rentals. Torrens does not own or operate its own accommodation facilities.
However, the Student Services Team can help you find a housing option that best suits your needs. Torrens University is also registered with the Australian Homestay Network (AHN). Note that private accommodation arrangements are subject to a tenancy agreement (lease) and generally require the payment of a security deposit (bond) which is refundable at the end of the tenancy provided there is no property damage or rent owing. A bond is usually equivalent to 4 weeks of rent. Additional expenses include charges for connecting electricity, telephone and gas, and the costs of furnishing your accommodation.