Why You Should Study In University Of Tasmania, Australia

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About University of Tasmania (UTAS)

UTAS for short, was founded in 1890, therefore, making it the fourth oldest university in Australia. It is a public research university located primarily in Tasmania. The university is a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning. 

The university has 3 main campuses located in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie accommodating approximately 35,000 students including 7,000 International students. 

Below are the reasons why you should study in UTAS, AUSTRALIA:

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University of Tasmania:Rankings in Australia & the World

UTAS is a highly reputed institution in Australia. Over the years they have managed to maintain their global ranking in the top 2%. They are ranked 291 globally and 18th in Australia. As a result of their commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, a number of the subjects taught are ranked in the top 200 in the world.

Programs You can Study at University of Tasmania (UTAS)


Global Subject Ranking

Australian Subject Ranking

Annual Indicative Fee (2020)

Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science



AUD $37,950

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

51 – 100


AUD $35,950

Bachelor of Science (Geography and Environment major)

151 -200


AUD $33,950

Bachelor of Social Science

151 – 200


AUD $31,950

The following are a few of the recommended undergraduate courses you can pursue at UTAS : 



Indicative Annual fee (2020)

Bachelor of Business

3 years 

AUD $30,950

Bachelor of Arts

3 years

AUD $31,950

Bachelor of Information Technology

3 years

AUD $31,950 

Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical education)

4 years

AUD $30,950

Bachelor of Psychological Science

3 years

AUD $32,950

University of Tasmania Scholarships For International Students

UTAS offered a number of scholarships for international students:

Tasmanian International Scholarship (TIS) 

TIS is only available to international full fee-paying students. If you perform and maintain satisfactory grades during your studies, 25% reduction will be given for the duration of the course.

International Family Alumni Bursary

If you have a parent or sibling that is currently studying at UTAS, 10% reduction will be given for the duration of the course.

Foundation Studies Program (FSP)  to Degree Pathway Bursary

Once you have completed FSP, this scholarship will provide a 10% fee reduction on the registered tuition fees for your undergraduate degree.

Affordable Cost Of Living in Tasmania

One of UTAS campuses is located in Hobart Tasmania, one of the most affordable states in Australia. According to Expatistan, Hobart is the third cheapest city in Australia. With the Australian government allowing the International students to work 40 hours per fortnight, you can cover up your expenditure. 

Smaller Class Sizes at University of Tasmania

UTAS provides smaller class, personalized attention and ready access to their lecturers and tutors. They emphasize connections and ensure every student receives the required attention that they need. You will definitely be able to ask more questions,discuss and debate ideas. Learning in UTAS will be absolutely memorable! 

Migration Opportunity - Study in Regional Areas in Australia

In addition to excellence in academic and extracurricular activities there are many other benefits for students who pursue their studies at UTAS. Tasmania has been classified as a Regional Area in Australia. Therefore, students who graduate from UTAS have the opportunity to apply for a 1 year work permit visa. Further, students will also be awarded extra points when applying for a Skilled Migrant Visa in Australia. To know more about Regional Australia and its benefits take a look at “Top Universities to study in Regional Australia 2020”

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Stephanie Calamba
Part time ACCA student, part time content writer but full time child of God

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