Top 3 reasons to study here

  • The University of Tasmania is ranked in the top 300 in the world by the Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU) 2016.
  • We aim to provide ongoing leadership within the Tasmanian community.
  • We aim to contribute to the cultural, economic and social development of our island home.



Founded in 1890, the University of Tasmania has a rich and proud history which will be celebrated in 2015, as we reach our 125th anniversary.


Our island location offers exciting research opportunities rarely found elsewhere. Here, you can take advantage of a contained, socio-ecological system in which to observe and understand some of the most significant challenges facing Australia and the world.

Our location also offers us privileged partnerships with state government as well as agencies such as CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division, providing a rich intellectual environment and access to specialist facilities.

We embrace research that benefits communities: the University of Tasmania' research is global in scope, with distinct Tasmanian specialisations.


The notion of partnership characterises the way we operate. Our primary partnership is between staff and students who work together in the areas of core business: achieving excellence in teaching and learning and research.

The University of Tasmania continues a long tradition of excellence and commitment to free inquiry in the creation, preservation, communication and application of knowledge, and to scholarship that is global in scope, distinctive in its specialisations and that reflects our Tasmanian character.

The University will provide leadership within its community, thereby contributing to the cultural, economic and social development of Tasmania through its Statement of Values.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Journalism & Media (2)


Housing services

The University has a wide range of accommodation options available for students at the Hobart and Launceston campuses. Choose between several styles of accommodation and support options on the Hobart and Launceston Campuses.

Each residence is unique, offering a range of social, cultural and sporting opportunities in an environment conducive to study and academic achievement.

Significant emphasis is placed on fostering safe, healthy, supportive and resilient residential academic communities. There is an emphasis on sharing, learning and experiencing different values, cultures and customs.

Student Life

Campus life

When you’re spending most of your day on campus, it’s important to know you’ll be in a great environment. The University of Tasmania campuses are vibrant, with buzzing student hubs, lush gardens, stunning architecture and quiet nooks. There’s always something happening, whether you want to meet other students or just enjoy uni life.


The University of Tasmania is accredited with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses to Overseas Students (CRICOS)

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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