University of Tasmania

Tasmania, New South Wales


The University of Tasmania (UTas) is a public research university primarily located in Tasmania, Australia. Officially founded in 1890, it was the fourth university to be established in Australia. Utas works with universities around the world to offer students an international experience as part of their study – UTas has exchange arrangements with over 60 countries throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Utas also works with researchers in many countries on issues that have international significance. A tiny sample of some of the work that UTas researchers and post-graduate students are involved in include global warming (with NASA), tourism in China, aquaculture in Vietnam, forestry in Indonesia, computing in Korea, cardio-vascular disease with the World Health Organisation and mineral resources projects in 17 countries.

Undergraduate degrees at UTas can be undertaken by students through its bachelor’s and honours program. Students may apply for admission to the university on the basis of meeting General Entry Requirements (GER). UTas is a good place to study because of its commitment to excellence in learning and teaching as well as in research development.

The university also provides undergraduate students with the benefits of smaller classes, personalized attention and ready access to lecturers and tutors. It also has strong connections with local and national industry to offer practical learning. Study exchange programs and overseas internships are available as well. UTas also offers a range of generous scholarship schemes for undergraduate students.

The University of Tasmania offers one of the best support services to overseas students. Before students arrive in Australia, UTAS provides important information on applying for student visa, managing finances, instructions on getting to Tasmania and booking for accommodation. For students who wish to bring along family members, the university also offers advice on the requirements and necessary procedures. The university provides free airport pick-up service to international students upon arrival.

In preparation for their life in Australia, the university guides students accordingly offering free consultations with regards to working in Australia, cultural matters and a lot more. Orientations, faculty support and mentoring programs, international student activities and events, international student scholarships and financial aides are also offered to students.

The annual undergraduate tuition fees are $26,500 for business courses, $25,500 for Arts/Education, and $31,500 for Engineering/Science.

UTas is committed to rewarding excellence and improving access to higher education by providing a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships to students. The university’s scholarship program provides students with significant financial and academic support. Scholarships are given according to a student’s academic standing, economic status and involvement in extracurricular, leadership and sports activities.

The university offers scholarships and discounts to international students. The Tasmanian International Scholarship (TIS) provides commencing international students with a partial reduction in registered tuition fees for the duration of their course, provided satisfactory grades are maintained. TIS is available for most undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees offered by UTas.

#370th in world by QS World
Type Public University
Size Large
33,879 Students
Hobart, Launceston, Burnie
New South Wales


Courses Available

  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Arts
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Health and Nursing
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Natural Sciences
  • Veterinary, Agricultural and Food Sciences


How to Apply?

Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

6.0 Minimum IELTS Score
TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Application deadline for Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Application Deadline for Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Application Deadline for Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Cost and Scholarships

AUD 26,500
Median Tuition Fee

Types of Scholarships Available



Tasmanian International Scholarship (TIS)
Total Worth 25% reduction in registered tuition fees for the duration of the course.
Eligibility and Requirements Selection for this scholarship will be based on academic merit achieved in studies at secondary, diploma and degree level courses, and qualifications and grading scales can vary significantly from country to country.
Application Deadline --
Foundation Studies High Achiever Scholarships
Total Worth 50% of the Foundation Studies tuition fee.
Eligibility and Requirements Eligibility: Recipients must achieve a minimum 'Distinction' (6.0/7.0) overall average at the end of the first semester for the scholarship to continue to be applied to the second semester's fees.
Application Deadline October 31
Other Details The Foundation Studies Program High Achiever Scholarship is offered to encourage and assist high achieving students in undertaking study at the University of Tasmania. The successful applicants will demonstrate: 1.a strong academic record ambitions 3.leadership and interpersonal skills engagement.
FSP to Degree Scholarship
Total Worth 10% reduction in registered tuition fees for the duration of the course.
Eligibility and Requirements Eligibility: The FSP to Degree Scholarship is available to University of Tasmania FSP graduates who have applied for an undergraduate course at UTAS. Please note that if a student is offered a Tasmanian International Scholarship (TIS), AMC Tuition Fee Bursary or Family Alumni Bursary the FSP to Degree Scholarship will not apply.
Application Deadline --
Other Details This scholarship provides international students who have completed the University's Foundation Studies Program (FSP) with a 10% tuition fee reduction in their undergraduate coursework program. The scholarship is available for all undergraduate programs (with the exception of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree).