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University of Tasmania

The University of Tasmania is a public research university located in Tasmania, Australia. The university was founded in 1890 and is the fourth oldest university in Australia. The total number of students studying in the university is 33879. The University of Tasmania is affiliated to the ASAIHL and ACU.

University of Tasmania History

The University of Tasmania is a sandstone university. The oldest residential college of the university, Christ College was proposed in 1840 under the council of Lieutenant-Governor Sir John Franklin. The university’s first Doctor of Philosophy degree was awarded to Joan Munro Ford. In 2008, The Australian Maritime College merged with the University of Tasmania.

University of Tasmania Programs, Courses and Schools

The University of Tasmania offers courses among various streams such as Humanities, Science, Business and IT. The list of the courses offered by the university are as follows –

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Nursing
  • Master of Science Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Arts Architecture and Environments
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts Dementia Care
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science Computing Science
  • Master of Finance
  • Master of Science Information Technology and System
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy Medical Science
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

University of Tasmania Achievements and Ranking

  • University of Tasmania was ranked 308th by QS World in the University Ranking and was ranked 316th in the same category by US News World.
  • University of Tasmania was given an Australian Ranking of 19 by QS National Ranking and 9-15 by ARWU National. The university was also given a ranking of 21 by US News National.
  • The university has been regaining its position in top 2% of research institutes in the wo

University of Tasmania USP

The University of Tasmania is famous for its research and it takes utmost pride in being one of the top 10 universities receiving research fundings in Australia. The university is also a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities and the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning.

University of Tasmania Alumni

The University of Tasmania has a list of influential alumni which includes –

  • Ed Byrne (neuroscientist)
  • Mary (princess of Denmark)
  • Christine Milne (leader of Australian Greens)
  • Jessica Melbourne Thomas (Australian Marine)
  • Richard Flanagan (Rhodes Scholar)
  • Bill Mollison (Australian Researcher)
  • Prithviraj Sukumaran (actor/director in Malayalam industry)

University of Tasmania Infrastructure

The University of Tasmania has three important campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie. University of Tasmania also has special facilities in the College of Health and Medicine in the Darlinghurst and Rozelle campuses in Sydney. There is also a research facility at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Pyrmont.

Campus

Southern-Hobart

The Hobart campus of university of Tasmania has Tasmanian Conservatorium of music but it’s no longer accessible to students, staff and public. Hobart campus also has Medical Sciences Precinct, School of Creative Arts and Media and Institute for marine and Antarctic Studies. The Hobart campus also includes Sandy Bay, University Farm, Mount Pleasant Radio Observatory, Greenhill Observatory and The Hedberg.

Northern

The Northern campus consists of Newnham which is Launceston’s main campus. Adjacent to the Newnham campus is The Australian Maritime College. The northern campus also has The Tasmanian College of Arts and the School of Architecture & Design.

North-West

The north-west campus consists of Cradle Coast which was established in 1995, Rural Clinical School and West Park.

Sydney

The Sydney campus consists of Darlinghurst which was established in 2006 and Rozelle which was established in 2010.

Libraries

University of Tasmania has seven libraries in total which in totality form one library system. The libraries are as follows-

  • Morris Miller Library
  • Law Library
  • Art Library
  • Music Library
  • Clinical Library
  • Launcestonn Campus Library
  • Cradle Coast Campus Library

Housing Services

University of Tasmania provides both on-campus and off-campus residence housing services to students. The on-campus accommodation on the Hobart campus includes 42 Melville Street and Hobart Apartments. For extra information students can mail them on [email protected]

Students Clubs

There are over 130 clubs for students in the University of Tasmania. Some of these are as follows-

  • Human Movement Society
  • Golden Key UTAS Society
  • UTAS eSports
  • RGP Tasmania
  • Agricultural Science Society
  • Computing & Technology Society
  • Tasmania University Tabletop Society
  • Agricultural Science Postgraduate Society
  • Sea Shepherd UTAS Hobart & Launceston
  • History and Classics
  • Oxfam UTAS North
  • Tasmanian Education Society
  • Alternative Music Platform Society
  • AMCAT

Different Campus Location

University of Tasmania has campuses in the following places-

  • Hobart in the South
  • Launceston in the North
  • Burnie in the North
  • Sydney

International Student Information

Courses Offered

The list of the courses offered by the university are as follows –

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Nursing
  • Master of Science Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Arts Architecture and Environments
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts Dementia Care
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science Computing Science
  • Master of Finance
  • Master of Science Information Technology and System
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy Medical Science
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

Student Support

Students can contact UConnect if they need any information regarding fees, finances, admissions, courses, results, accommodation, food, teacher and jobs etc. For more information students can visit Ask Us to have all their needed answers. Students can also mail them on www.askus.utas.edu.au.

Visas and Immigration

All international students need a visa in order to travel and study in Australia. Students can apply for their visa through Confirmation of Enrolment. They can also search for University of Tasmania agent network to find the nearest UTAS agent who will help them in visa application process.

Student Life

Sports and Fitness

University of Tasmania has a Unigym which is a multi-purpose gym which is located in Sandy Bay, Newnham and Cradle Coast campuses. The centre is fully equipped with all the facilities for fitness which includes different portions for weights and cardio. Also, the Unigym gives access to a number of other fitness classes.

Residential Life

University of Tasmania provides on-campus housing services to students. The university also offers help in getting off-campus residence to students. The on-campus accommodation on the Hobart campus includes 42 Melville Street and Hobart Apartments. For extra information, students can mail them on [email protected]

Food and Drink

The food and drink options on the University of Tasmania are as following-

  • Belles Burgers
  • Ciano’s Expresso Bar
  • Hobart Coffee Roasters
  • Taco Taco
  • Pepperz Café Bar Restaurant
  • University Staff Club
  • Source Wholefoods

Student Safety

Crime Around the Area

Although all the campuses of the University of Tasmania are in safe areas, some criminal activities keep on taking place here and there. Also, Australia reports high number of racial abuses annually. If students encounter any such experience, they are advised to contact the university authority.

Famous Courses

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts Architecture and Environments
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science Computing Science
  • Master of Finance
  • Master of Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy Medical Science
  • Bachelor of Economics

Campus Recruitment

Process

University of Tasmania has an online placement system called InPlace which is used to manage everything related to Professional Experience Placements. InPlace assists students with process related to all the requirements for applying for a particular job.

Application Requirements

  • High- School certificate
  • Bachelors certificate if applying for masters
  • English Proficiency test IELTS 6.5 (not less than 6)
  • Passport copy
  • Application form
  • Some courses may have additional requirements

University of Tasmania Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

University of Tasmania Application Requirements

2.8
GPA
28
IB
72
Percentage

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Australia. To be able to get a successful admission in University of Tasmania in Australia students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.

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University of Tasmania Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelor's degree : AUD 32,000

Master's degree   :  AUD 30,000

 

*Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of Tasmania Deadlines

Bachelors: Semester 1- 30th September, Semester 2- July

Masters: Semester 1- 31st October, Semester 2- July

Deadlines vary for each program. Please check the program page for specific deadlines.

University of Tasmania Rankings

Global

303
US News
293
QS
201 -300
Shanghai
301 -350
Times Higher Education
209
GTU Rank

Regional

Australia
20
US News
18
QS
9 -15
Shanghai
22
Times Higher Education

Regional

Australia
23
US News
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