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University of Tasmania

Established:  1890

Location: Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Sydney

Student Population:  47,000

CRICOS:  00586B

Study that takes you places

Tasmania is a place filled with creativity, industry, nature and adventure. Through our courses, you can venture into World-Heritage wilderness, learn through field trips, collaborate with creative and curious people, and put the skills you learn to work.

Our island is your campus

When you’re in one of the world’s most amazing places, you need to get outside, explore and live while you learn.If you are studying the natural and social sciences, our island becomes your living laboratory. In health, you’ll travel the state and apply your learning to real-life scenarios. If you’re a maker, you’ll access cutting-edge facilities and technology. You’ll also find yourself at the heart of a creative revolution. Working on real briefs and projects, you’ll connect and collaborate with the acclaimed artists, performers and creatives who are drawn here.

As the natural gateway to Antarctica, we also offer unique studies in climate and ocean science. Our Australian Maritime College is Australia’s national institute for maritime education, training and research.

Our courses also put you alongside key decision makers in government, industry, and the community. You’ll empower yourself and future generations to create a better tomorrow.

Because we’re the only university in the state, you will also get close access to the industries and people shaping our island. You’ll learn alongside the very best and hone the skills for a rewarding career.

Everything you need to know

A great student experience


University should give you more than a degree. You should have a life changing adventure while learning to do something you love. Studying with us will take you outside the classroom and across our incredible island. Tasmania also offers a living experience unlike any other. Here, you can go from the world’s wildest art festivals to World Heritage Wilderness – all within a day.

Our scholarships


We believe that university is an enriching experience that should be open to everyone, regardless of background. We offer international students a range of scholarships across all areas of study. Our scholarships can help you with your fees, moving to Tasmania, and much more. To learn more, head to


Study a double degree


Our new double degrees allow you to deepen your knowledge and expertise within two separate study areas. This means you can choose from our range of exciting, diverse courses and embark on a journey as unique as you are. If you were thinking of studying two degrees, this is a much faster way of doing it. It’s also your chance to pursue a career and follow your passion at the same time. More information, here:

Our campuses


No matter where you choose to study, you’ll find yourself in a vibrant campus lifestyle, filled with hands-on learning and adventure. Our campuses put you in the heart of bustling cities and among a creative, diverse and welcoming community. Plus, your education will be grounded in real-life learning and informed by the places you live and learn in. We have campuses in the three distinct regions of Tasmania: Hobart in the south, Launceston in the north and Burnie in the north west.

Hobart is a perfect slice of urban living on the edge of pristine wilderness. Study in the heart of the city, on the harbour, or by the beach. Our beachside Sandy Bay campus is located five minutes’ drive south of the city centre. Located on Hobart’s waterfront, the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Science combines Tasmania’s strengths in marine and Antarctic studies in one precinct. The building provides unique facilities for around 300 students and staff. Our Hobart campuses also include the new Hedberg building. This cutting-edge facility provides a learning space for music and creative arts students unlike anywhere else in the country.

Launceston is a vibrant city with a welcoming, small-town feel. Our campuses in Inveresk and Newnham offer hands-on learning in creative and collaborative environments. If you want to study the arts, theatre, or architecture, our Inveresk campus is a great place to realise your creative vision. Our campus is conveniently near the inner city, alongside the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. It’s home to the School of Creative Arts and Media, School of Architecture and Design, as well as the Inveresk Apartments. If you’re passionate about technology, maritime studies or nursing, Newnham is a great place to explore your interests. Our spacious campus overlooks the stunning Tamar River and is just a short drive to Launceston’s centre. Home to the Australian Maritime College, Newnham offers world-leading marine simulation and teaching facilities.

Located on the picturesque North West Coast, our Cradle Coast campus has modern, purpose-built teaching and learning facilities. We offer flexible, hands-on learning, where you engage in important cutting-edge research. At our regional campus, you’ll find the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA), the Rural Clinical School (RCS), and student accommodation at West Park. You’ll also be studying in our brand new A$50 million facilities that deliver unique learning experiences.

In Sydney, you can complete your nursing course in just two years with our special accelerated degree. Our close partnerships with a range of NSW Local Health Districts, St Vincent’s Hospital, Ambulance NSW, and other private healthcare providers give you a range of great hands-on work placement options.


Flexible and unique courses


Whether you want to kick-start your career, pick up a new skill, or tackle a lifelong passion, we have a course for you. You now have more flexibility in what you study, giving you more opportunities after you graduate. With more electives to choose from, you can really set yourself apart. You can study across a wide range of subjects, or focus in on the areas you’re most interested in. Either way, you’ll gain unique skills that future employers will love.
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Areas of study available include:


  • Agriculture and environment
  • Architecture
  • Marine and Antarctic science
  • Zoology
  • Maritime engineering
  • Arts and humanities
  • Social sciences
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Education
  • Social work
  • Engineering
  • Information technologies
  • Health sciences
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Science
  • Visual arts

Jump into Open Day


Open Day is your chance to learn everything about studying with us. It’s a great way to explore our campuses and get a taste of life at the University of Tasmania. We now offer an exciting virtual experience, so you can jump in anywhere, anytime. Find upcoming dates and more information at

Get the support you need


At the University of Tasmania, you’re more than a number. Our dedicated staff and small class sizes mean you’ll always get the help you need. Whether you’re after academic help, career guidance, or just someone to talk to, we’ll be there. You’ll also have access to all kinds of study support. This includes peer-assisted study sessions, dedicated student advisors, learning workshops, webinars, and more. You can even live chat 24/7 with our experts for feedback on your assignments.

Our accommodation


From self-contained apartments to communal living colleges, we have accommodation options to suit every student’s needs. Our Hobart apartments offer all the conveniences and attractions of city living. For those seeking a little more tranquillity, Sandy Bay is an oasis of calm, less than 10 minutes from the city. In Burnie, our new West Park apartments front a beautiful beach. Tasmania’s second largest city, Launceston offers a vibrant blend of culture, nature, and industry. You can soak up the scene in studio apartments, in on-campus accommodation, and more. For more information please visit