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University of Tasmania (UTAS), has been ranked under those 2% universities that have been recognized globally for their research and subjects offered. The university also ranks in terms of graduate employability rate, one of the highest rates in Australia. More than 13 subjects are ranked worldwide and are offered at the University of Tasmania.


University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1890
No. of Campuses4
Graduate Job Rate91.1% (full time)
FundingAUD 58.8 million
Cost of AttendanceAUD 20,000-30,000 (annually)
Applications AcceptedOnline/Offline/Through Agent/UTAC
Mode of ProgramFull time and online

Programs, Campus and Residence

60 undergraduate, 75 masters and three doctoral degree programs are offered at the University of Tasmania under five colleges and 18 areas of study.

  • The University is ranked in the top 30 for offering Law.
  • The other ranked subjects include Social Sciences, Arts, Health Sciences, Physical Sciences, Earth & Marine Sciences, Agriculture & Forestry, etc.
  • On-campus, the University of Tasmania offers residential facilities for international students. There are four residential colleges along with apartments on-campus.
  • ?There is also off-campus accommodation for students.
  • University of Tasmania Admission Process

  • Application Form: International students can apply online, offline or through their country-specific agents. The students belonging to Australia and/or pursuing an International Baccalaureate Diploma can apply through the UTAC Application.
  • Common requirements: Transcripts, Higher Secondary Certificate and, work experience with a bachelor’s degree/diploma (for PG).
  • Application fee: N/A
  • Additional requirements: CV, copy of passport, financial statement, identity declaration, personal competency statement, work experience and letters of recommendation.
  • Application deadlines: 28 September (UG), 31 October (PG)

The following table shows the required score for each exam:

TestTest Scores
IELTS5.5-7.5 overall
CAEGrade B
CPEGrade C
BECGrade C

Cost of Attendance

Department NameCost of Tuition
Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesAUD 29,450 - AUD 30,450
EducationAUD 28,450
Health & MedicineAUD 16,950 – AUD 69,950
Marine & Antarctic StudiesAUD 31,950 - AUD 35,450
Science, Engineering & TechnologyAUD 27,950 - AUD 39,950
Business & EconomicsAUD 28,450 – AUD 28,950
LawAUD 28,450 – AUD 29,450

Financial Aid

International students are offered various scholarships by the University of Tasmania. These scholarships are:

  • Gina Goh: Malaysia Law Scholarship
  • Aixia (Shirley) Han, China, Master of Social Work
  • Tasmanian International Scholarship (TIS): 25% tuition fee waivered.


The University of Tasmania has a big global network of alumni. They are offered various benefits like career development, access to the library, an invitation to events on-campus, 25% discount on pursuing post-graduation, membership for gym and university club, etc.


The University of Tasmania in Australia has around 38000 students. There are about 6500 international students from 100 countries. It offers more than 100 undergraduate courses and around 150 postgraduate courses. The university currently invites applicants for 2019 admission.

  • All the applicants can apply through the University online application portal.
  • Applications to undergraduate programs begin from early August.
  • Undergraduate admissions are on the basis of the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) score.
  • International students not meeting the English Language Proficiency criteria have to register for the ELICOS courses like UTASAccess - Direct Entry Program.
  • Some undergraduate courses have a limited number of seats and follow a quota system for filling up.


Application portalUniversity online application portal
Application FeeAUD 110 (for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
Admission SessionEarly August
Academic CalendarSemester-based
English Language TestsIELTS, TOEFL, PTE
Student population38000
Admission ContactPhone - 6132266200 (for international students) or 1300363864

University of Tasmania Application Deadlines

The University of Tasmania allows online applications for admission from early August. The deadlines for undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses differ. Some Bachelors Programs and Masters Courses have different deadlines than common application deadlines.

Deadline for Undergraduate CoursesDeadline for Post Graduate Courses
On-time applicationsSeptember 28On-time applicationsOctober 31
Bachelor of Psychological Science with HonoursOctober 31Master of Psychology (Clinical)September 30
Bachelor of Arts with HonoursMaster of Professional Psychology
Bachelor of Science with Honours

University of Tasmania Undergraduate Admission 

The University of Tasmania offers more than 100 undergraduate courses. All undergraduate courses are not available for international applicants. Students can check the available programs from here.

Applicants have to meet the General Entry Requirement of the university along with English Language Requirements. Some courses may need applicants to meet additional criteria. Admission for some courses is based on ATAR score that is determined by the university. It is calculated based on qualifications and experience. Students not meeting the entry criteria can register for pathway programs. Some courses may require an interview for selection.

Application Portal - UTAS Portal

Application Fee – Application to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery requires a fee of 110 AUD.

Admission Requirements -

  • Academic transcripts

The minimum entry requirements are different for nations. Here is a table for a few of them. Students can check more such criteria from here.

CountryQualificationEntry Requirement
IndiaAll India Senior School Certificate65% overall excluding physical and health education, general studies and work experience
Indian School Certificate65% overall for all subjects
Sri LankaGeneral Certificate of Education Advanced LevelA score of 7 calculated on 2 or 3 H2 level subjects
MalaysiaSTPMA score of 7 calculated with top 3 subjects
Unified Education Certificate (UEC)B4 Average of 25 calculated on the top 5 subjects
South Australian Matriculation (SAM)ATAR score of 65
Ontario Secondary School Diploma65% overall for all subjects
SingaporeSingapore A LevelsA score of 7 calculated on 2 or 3 H2 level subjects
IndonesiaSecondary School Certificate of Graduation (SKHUN/STK) – STTB/SMA or STTB SMKAverage of 8 from 5th and 6th semester
ThailandSenior High School DiplomaGPA of 2.6 out of 4.0
  • Certified original documents for all academic records and their translated copies in English.
  • Resume or Portfolio or Employer reference (if course demands).
  • English Language Proficiency Test scores.

Few courses have a quota system for admission as there is a limited number of seats. Those courses are Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Nursing (Fast Track Rozelle). These courses have additional entry requirements.

English Language Proficiency for UG and PG programs -

All International students have to meet the English Language Proficiency Requirements and submit a score of an English Proficiency Test to be eligible for any program at the University of Tasmania.

  • The validity of the score is 2 years.
  • Applicants who have less than the required scores can register for ELICOS courses like the UTASAccess Direct Entry English and UTASAccess-Maritime English Direct Entry to improve their scores.

The minimum required scores for Language Tests are tabulated below.

TestUndergraduate coursesPostgraduate courses
IELTS (Academic)*6.0 (5.5 in each individual band)6.0(6.0 in each individual band)
TOEFL iBT72 (10 in Reading, 9 in Listening, 16 in Speaking, 19 in Writing)72 (16 in Reading, 16 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 22 in Writing)
PTE Academic50 (42 in each section)50 (50 in each section)
UTASAccess EnglishLevel 6 – 60% (minimum 55% as individual score)Level 7 – 60% (minimum 60% as individual score)
Cambridge CAEGrade BGrade B
Cambridge CPEGrade CGrade C
Cambridge BCEGrade CGrade C

*For medical courses that require registration with APHRA, the minimum IELTS score required will be 7.0 and those registered with the Pharmacy Board of Australia, the minimum score required will be 7.5.

Visa Process for International students -

Visa process for studying at the University of Tasmania will start after the applicant has been accepted in the university and has confirmed their admission. The Confirmation of Enrolment Letter will be emailed to the applicants by the International Admissions. The students should arrange for the visa before entering Australia. The following documents are generally needed to obtain a visa.

  • ID proofs
  • Financial proof
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Health insurance
  • Migration forms
  • Employment history (if applicable)
  • Details of any person accompanying the student

Applicants can find out about additional requirements for the visa process from The Department of Home Affairs list in here. Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) can help students more about the visa process.

University of Tasmania Graduate Admission

The University of Tasmania offers more than 100 graduate programs.

Students can check the Master's programs that are available for the International students from here.

The admission criteria for Masters Programs can vary depending on the courses. However, the application deadlines and application portal for online application is the same for all courses.

Application Portal - UTAS Portal

CourseAdmission RequirementEnglish Language Proficiency Requirement
MBA (International)Bachelor’s degreeIELTS – 6.5 (each band score of 6.0);
TOEFL iBT – 88 (Reading – 16, Listening 16, Speaking 18, Writing 22);
PTE – 58 (50 in each section);
UTASAccess Level 7 – 65% (60% as an individual score).
Master of Engineering (Maritime Design); Master of Maritime Engineering (Technology Management)Bachelor of Engineering equivalent to the relevant Australian degree.IELTS – 6.0 (each band score of 6.0).
Master of Marine and Antarctic ScienceBachelors Degree equivalent to the relevant Australian Degree with Life Sciences as a MajorIELTS – 6.0 (each band score of 6.0).
Master of Applied Science (Physics)Bachelors Degree equivalent to the relevant Australian Degree with Physics as a MajorIELTS – 6.0 (each band score of 6.0).
Master of Applied Science (Chemistry)Bachelor's Degree equivalent to the relevant Australian Degree with Chemistry as a Major; Proof of Laboratory Skills to match the Tasmanian standard.IELTS – 6.0 (each band score of 6.0).
Master of Applied Science (Microbiology)Bachelors Degree equivalent to the relevant Australian Degree with Micro-Biology as a Major; Proof of Laboratory Skills to match the Tasmanian standardIELTS – 6.0 (each band score of 6.0).
Master of Professional AccountingUndergraduate degree or Masters in a non-accounting field, Work experiences or other qualifications as needed, approved by Executive Dean or assigned authority.IELTS – 6.0 (each band score of 6.0);
TOEFL iBT – 72 (Reading – 16, Listening 16, Speaking 18, Writing 22);
UTASAccess Level 7 – 60% (60% as individual score).

International students can apply to the university themselves or through an agent in their home country, who is authorized by the University of Tasmania. After confirmation of admission, students will be required to pay a fee deposit, along with any other fee as mentioned in the confirmation letter sent by the university.