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University of Tasmania

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world rank  534

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Founded in 1890, the University of Tasmania is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Hobart (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tasmania. This institution also has a branch campus in Launceston and Burnie. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia, University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Australian higher education institution. University of Tasmania (UTAS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 133-year-old Australian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this Australian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UTAS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Control Type


Entity Type


very large-sized
Total Enrollment


least selective
Acceptance rate

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University Identity

Acronym UTAS
Founded 1890 Origins date back to 1846 as Christ College
Motto Ingeniis Patuit Campus
The Field is Open to Talent
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address Churchill Avenue
7001 Tasmania
Tel +61 (0)3 6226 2706
Fax +61 (0)3 6226 7862
Other locations Launceston and Burnie

Study Areas and Degree Levels


The following uniRank Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This uniRank table aims to help quickly identify the University of Tasmania's academic range and degree level offering.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

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Programs and courses


What are University programs and courses? University programs and courses are academic programs of study offered by universities, colleges and other higher education institutions. These programs and courses are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a particular field of study or career. In many countries, the terms "university courses" and "university programs" are used interchangeably whereas in the US university programs usually consist of a set of required courses that cover the fundamental concepts and principles of a field of study, as well as a selection of elective courses that allow students to specialize in a particular area of interest.

Programs and courses

uniRank publishes the following list of University of Tasmania's programs and/or courses; however, the list might be not complete or up-to-date. Please contact or refer to the University of Tasmania's website for a comprehensive list.

  • Associate Degree in Aquaculture
  • Associate Degree in Arts
  • Associate Degree in Business Management
  • Associate Degree in Design
  • Associate Degree in Furniture Design
  • Associate Degree in General Studies
  • Associate Degree in Music Studies
  • Associate Degree in Science
  • Bachelor of Administration
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science
  • Bachelor of Antarctic Studies
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Aquaculture
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Computing
  • Bachelor of Contemporary Arts
  • Bachelor of Design Teaching
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise Science
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Geomatics
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Human Movement
  • Bachelor of Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Marine Science
  • Bachelor of Medical Research
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Surveying and Social Science
  • Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Science
  • Bachelor of Teaching
  • Bachelor of Time-Based Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Tourism
  • Bachelor of Visual Communication
  • Graduate Diploma in Aquaculture
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Humanities
  • Graduate Diploma in Immunology and Microbiology
  • Graduate Diploma in Information Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Information Systems
  • Graduate Diploma in International Politics
  • Graduate Diploma in Journalism
  • Graduate Diploma in Languages
  • Graduate Diploma in Pathology
  • Graduate Diploma in Police Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting
  • Graduate Diploma in Public Policy
  • Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Spatial Information Science
  • Graduate Diploma of Agricultural Science
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Science
  • Graduate Diploma of Art, Design and Environment
  • Graduate Diploma of Arts
  • Graduate Diploma of Asian Studies
  • Graduate Diploma of Business Administration
  • Graduate Diploma of Computing
  • Graduate Diploma of Criminology and Corrections
  • Graduate Diploma of Environmental Management
  • Graduate Diploma of Environmental Planning
  • Graduate Diploma of Environmental Studies
  • Graduate Diploma of Fisheries
  • Graduate Diploma of Journalism, Media and Communications
  • Graduate Diploma of Marine and Coastal Conservation
  • Graduate Diploma of Maritime and Logistics Management
  • Graduate Diploma of Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Graduate Diploma of Music Studies
  • Graduate Diploma of Natural Environmental Management
  • Graduate Diploma of Pharmaceutical Science
  • Graduate Diploma of Public Administration
  • Graduate Diploma of Regional Development Policy
  • Graduate Diploma of Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Business Administration
  • Masrter of Journalism, Media and Communications
  • Master in Journalism
  • Master of Antarctic Science
  • Master of Applied Science
  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Art, Design and Environment
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Asian Studies
  • Master of Business
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Master of Computing
  • Master of Contemporary Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Criminology and Corrections
  • Master of Economic Geology
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Electronic Business
  • Master of Environmental Management
  • Master of Environmental Planning
  • Master of Fine Art and Design
  • Master of Forestry
  • Master of Human Movement
  • Master of Information Systems
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of International Politics
  • Master of Marine and Coastal Conservation
  • Master of Marketing
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Music Therapy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Pharmaceutical Science
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Master of Police Studies
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Psychology
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Public Policy
  • Master of Regional Development Policy
  • Master of Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Master of Science Studies
  • Master of Visual Communication
  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Agricultural Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Aquaculture)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Architecture)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Arts)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Business and Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Business)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Computing)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Environmental Studies)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Fine Arts)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Information Systems)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Law)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Life Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Marine Environment)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Maritime Engineering)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Music)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmacy)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Quantative Marine Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Surveying)
  • Doctor of Philosphy (Physical Science)
  • Doctor of Psychology
  • Doctorate of Education

Yearly Tuition


Yearly tuition refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. This uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students (local and international students) and 2 degree levels (undergraduate and postgraduate degrees) and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at the University of Tasmania. However, the cost of yearly tuition can vary widely depending on the University of Tasmania's program of study, the specific type of degree, the student's residency status and other criteria. Moreover, tuition is just one component of the overall cost of attending university. Other expenses, such as room and board, textbooks and personal expenses can add significantly to the total cost of attendance and depends on Australia's cost of living.

Yearly Tuition Range Matrix

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)

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Admissions info


Admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Admission policies may change by country, type of higher education institution and the specific programs or majors offered by the institution. Prospective students should carefully review the admission policies and requirements of each institution they are considering to determine their eligibility and, if the institution is selective and does not have an open admission policy, prepare a strong application.

Admission Info and stats

uniRank publishes below an overview of the most important information about the University of Tasmania's admission policy and statistics.

Admission Gender

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Admission Selection

Has the University of Tasmania a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

The University of Tasmania's acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.

International Admissions

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Admission Office Admission Office

Private Bag 38
Hobart 7001
(0)3 6226 2706
1300 361 928

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why:

  • Resources: a larger university may have more resources available to its students, including research facilities, libraries, and extracurricular activities. However, a smaller university may offer a more personalized experience and smaller class sizes.
  • Diversity: the size and profile of a university can impact the diversity of its student body, faculty and curriculum. Larger universities may attract more international students and offer a wider range of academic programs, while smaller universities may have a more homogenous population.
  • Networking: a larger university may offer more opportunities for networking and building connections with other students and professionals in your field, but smaller universities may offer a tighter-knit community and more personalized networking opportunities.
  • Quality of Education: a university with a lower student-staff ratio typically means that students will receive more personalized attention from their instructors. This can lead to more individualized instruction, more opportunities for feedback and guidance and a better learning experience overall.
  • Location: campus setting can have an impact on students' access to resources, cost of living, transportation, social life and safety.
  • Religious affiliation: while it may not be the most important factor for everyone, understanding the religious affiliation of a university can help students determine if it aligns with their personal beliefs and provide a unique academic and spiritual experience.

Overall, the importance of university size and profile can vary depending on the student's individual goals, beliefs and priorities. It is important to consider these factors along with other important criteria, such as academic programs, location, cost and university culture.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for the University of Tasmania.

Student Enrollment

The University of Tasmania has a student enrollment range of 35,000-39,999 making it a very large-sized institution.

Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Control Type Control Type

The University of Tasmania is a public higher education institution.

Entity Type

The University of Tasmania is a non-profit higher education institution.

Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Religious Affiliation

The University of Tasmania does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are University facilities and services and what facilities and services does the University of Tasmania offer? University facilities and services refer to the physical infrastructure and resources provided by a university to support its academic and research activities, as well as the well-being of its students, faculty and staff. Some examples of university facilities and services are classrooms and lecture halls, libraries, laboratories, housing, dining services, health services, sports and fitness facilities, financial aids, career or academic counseling services, technology and computing resources, distance learning and study abroad services.

Facilities and Services

uniRank provides below an overview of the facilities and services offered by the University of Tasmania.


This institution has a physical Library for its students. Go to the University of Tasmania's Library


This institution provides on-campus residences or dormitories and/or off-campus accommodation to its students.

Sport Facilities

This institution has sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Financial Aids

This institution offers one or more types of financial aid (i.e. scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid, etc.) for eligible students.

Study Abroad

This institution provides study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Distance Learning

This higher education institution offers a distance learning mode for some programs or courses.

Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system:

  • Institutional legal recognition: institutional legal recognition of a University refers to the formal recognition of the university's legal status by the government of a country. Legally recognized higher education institutions are chartered, registered and/or licensed by government bodies to be legal entities authorized to teach at the tertiary level.
  • Institutional accreditation: institutional accreditation is a type of additional quality assessment that evaluates the overall quality of an institution as a whole. Institutional accrediting bodies assess a University's overall mission, governance, leadership, faculty qualifications, student support services, financial stability and academic offering. Institutional accreditation is a concept that mainly exists in the US higher education system and a few other countries. So if you plan to study in the United States make sure that the University you choose is not only registered or licensed but officially accredited by a recognized accrediting body. In the US uniRank only includes accredited institutions.
  • Programmatic or specialized accreditation: programmatic or specialized accreditation, on the other hand, is a type of accreditation that evaluates and accredits specific academic programs within a University. Programmatic accreditation, granted by specialized national or international accrediting bodies, assesses the quality and rigor of a program's curriculum, faculty qualifications, student outcomes and resources and is focused on ensuring that a specific program or course meets industry standards and requirements.

uniRank provides, for each University, the name of the organization that has officially granted institutional legal recognition or accreditation. For some Universities uniRank also provides a list of programmatic or specialized accreditations that, however, might be not complete or up-to-date.

Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

The University of Tasmania is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Department of Education and Training of Australia

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Engineers Australia
  • National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited (NEAS)

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons:

  • Collaboration and networking: they can provide opportunities for collaboration and networking with other universities, academic institutions and industry partners. This can lead to joint research projects, sharing of resources and expertise and collaborations on educational programs and initiatives.
  • Access to resources: they can provide access to a wide range of resources, including research facilities, academic journals and funding opportunities. This can be especially beneficial for smaller or less well-resourced universities, which may not have the same level of access to resources as larger and more established institutions.
  • Quality assurance: membership in professional or industry organizations can provide a level of quality assurance for Universities, ensuring that they meet certain standards and requirements in terms of academic programs, research and student support services. However, membership in an organization does not necessarily imply a formal accreditation or quality assurance process for the University's programs.
  • Recognition and reputation: membership in prestigious or exclusive organizations can enhance the reputation and recognition of a university, both locally and internationally. This can lead to increased visibility and opportunities for collaboration and partnerships.
  • Internationalization: memberships and affiliations can facilitate internationalization efforts, including student and faculty exchange programs, joint research initiatives and collaborations with international partners. This can help to broaden the global perspective of a university and provide opportunities for students and faculty to gain international experience and exposure.

Overall, university memberships and affiliations can provide a range of benefits for Universities and its stakeholders (students, faculty and staff), including collaboration and networking opportunities, access to resources, quality assurance, recognition, reputation and internationalization.

Memberships and Affiliations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Tasmania's memberships and affiliations; however, the list might be not complete or up-to-date. Please contact or refer to the University of Tasmania's website for a comprehensive list.

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Australian National Business Schools

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following:

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Tasmania's organizational structure.


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Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Here are some ways in which the official University of Tasmania's social media channels can help potential students to understand and assess this or any university:

  • Researching universities: social media can be a useful tool for researching universities that prospective students may be interested in attending. By following the University of Tasmania on social media, potential students can learn more about the university's culture, values, academic programs and campus life. They can also engage with current students and alumni to get a sense of their experiences and valuable perspectives from the inside.
  • Engagement with the University: social media allows the University of Tasmania to engage with prospective students by answering questions, sharing news and events and showcasing the university's offerings. Potential students can appraise how up-to-date and relevant is the content published through social media and how prompt and efficient the University of Tasmania is in answering their queries.

Overall, social media can provide valuable insights to prospective students and other stakeholders into the University of Tasmania's profile and level of engagement.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Tasmania's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

University of Tasmania's Facebook page review University of Tasmania's official Facebook page

Twitter Twitter

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YouTube YouTube

University of Tasmania's YouTube channel review University of Tasmania's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

University of Tasmania's official Instagram page

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Tasmania's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education.

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Video Presentation

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