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 Type||Public University|
|No. of Campuses||4|
|Graduate Job Rate||91.1% (full time)|
|Funding||AUD 58.8 million|
|Cost of Attendance||AUD 20,000-30,000 (annually)|
|Applications Accepted||Online/Offline/Through Agent/UTAC|
|Mode of Program||Full 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:
Cost of Attendance
|Department Name||Cost of Tuition|
|Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences||AUD 29,450 - AUD 30,450|
|Health & Medicine||AUD 16,950 – AUD 69,950|
|Marine & Antarctic Studies||AUD 31,950 - AUD 35,450|
|Science, Engineering & Technology||AUD 27,950 - AUD 39,950|
|Business & Economics||AUD 28,450 – AUD 28,950|
|Law||AUD 28,450 – AUD 29,450|
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 portal||University online application portal|
|Application Fee||AUD 110 (for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)|
|Admission Session||Early August|
|English Language Tests||IELTS, TOEFL, PTE|
|Admission Contact||Phone - 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 Courses||Deadline for Post Graduate Courses|
|On-time applications||September 28||On-time applications||October 31|
|Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours||October 31||Master of Psychology (Clinical)||September 30|
|Bachelor of Arts with Honours||Master 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.
|India||All India Senior School Certificate||65% overall excluding physical and health education, general studies and work experience|
|Indian School Certificate||65% overall for all subjects|
|Sri Lanka||General Certificate of Education Advanced Level||A score of 7 calculated on 2 or 3 H2 level subjects|
|Malaysia||STPM||A 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 Diploma||65% overall for all subjects|
|Singapore||Singapore A Levels||A score of 7 calculated on 2 or 3 H2 level subjects|
|Indonesia||Secondary School Certificate of Graduation (SKHUN/STK) – STTB/SMA or STTB SMK||Average of 8 from 5th and 6th semester|
|Thailand||Senior High School Diploma||GPA 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.
|Test||Undergraduate courses||Postgraduate courses|
|IELTS (Academic)*||6.0 (5.5 in each individual band)||6.0(6.0 in each individual band)|
|TOEFL iBT||72 (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 Academic||50 (42 in each section)||50 (50 in each section)|
|UTASAccess English||Level 6 – 60% (minimum 55% as individual score)||Level 7 – 60% (minimum 60% as individual score)|
|Cambridge CAE||Grade B||Grade B|
|Cambridge CPE||Grade C||Grade C|
|Cambridge BCE||Grade C||Grade 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
|Course||Admission Requirement||English Language Proficiency Requirement|
|MBA (International)||Bachelor’s degree||IELTS – 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 Science||Bachelors Degree equivalent to the relevant Australian Degree with Life Sciences as a Major||IELTS – 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 Major||IELTS – 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 standard||IELTS – 6.0 (each band score of 6.0).|
|Master of Professional Accounting||Undergraduate 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.