Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics)


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Program Description

Are you ready to be a driver of innovation and become an industry leader in the area of Aesthetics?

Practical experience

Our dynamic student clinic offers a range of client treatments designed to help you get ready for your first real job in the beauty therapy industry. Students will enjoy a collaborative learning environment to maximise learning and 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.

Industry professionals as your teachers

Our teaching staff at Torrens University Australia are beauty industry professionals. Torrens has a strong focus on employability, so access to our well-connected staff members can help open doors into your future beauty career.

Torrens University Network

We are lucky to be able to leverage the history and experience of our sister institution, the Australian National College of Beauty, utilise experienced and industry connected academics and take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities.

Success Coaches

Our Success Coaches leverage a student’s strengths and align their learning with their broader life purpose. They work with students from their first admission, coaching students to successfully navigate the educational landscape and build personal and professional capability to improve their employability outcomes including self-employment and entrepreneurship. With a focus on the student’s career goals, and trained in Gallup strengths quest, the Success Coach takes a strengths-based approach to engage with and motivate students for study and career success.


  • Respond to relevant industry developments
  • Demonstrate knowledge of dermal science
  • Perform various dermal treatments
  • Develop treatment

Admissions criteria


You are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) if you have completed the Diploma of Beauty Therapy or you meet the University’s minimum entry requirements. Torrens University Australia also sets guaranteed entry thresholds for students who have:

  • ATAR 60 or equivalent
  • Studied at another university with a GPA of 3.5 on a scale of 7
  • A Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) rank of 155


Approved English tests include:

  • CAE 57
  • IELTS 6.0, with no subscore less than 5.5
  • PTE 58
  • TOEFL 78

International students

This course may only be studied full-time by International students. A maximum of 25% of the course may be studied online.

Workload and assessment


It is expected that each subject, whether studied online or on-campus, will involve a combined total of 120 hours of structured and self-directed learning, which equates to approximately 10 hours a week for subjects over 12-week trimesters.


Practical examinations, clinic participation, research projects, project development and evaluation, critical analysis and essay writing, short answer questions, assessable online discussion forums.

  • Aesthetic Clinician;
  • Dermal Therapist;
  • Pre and post-operative patient care support (wound healing);
  • Clinic and/or Practice Manager;
  • Paramedical Aesthetician;
  • IPL and Laser Technician;
  • Educator and Industry Trainer.
Last updated Nov 2017

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