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Welcome to the University of Tasmania

                                                                                                                    The University of Tasmania     An island of excellence                       Our growing student population includes
                                                                                                                                                   Our ranking in both international and         more than 6,000 international students
                                                                                                                    was the fourth university      national research tables reflects our         drawn from more than 80 countries.

                                     The world around us continues to evolve                                        founded in Australia, and      willingness to constantly challenge           We offer transnational education programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                 in Malaysia, China and Hong Kong and
                                                                                                                    over its 126 year history      ourselves. We’ve never been afraid to
                                     at a rapid rate. Some industries and careers                                                                  take on the world – something we pass         students can travel the world as part of
                                                                                                                    has made the pursuit of the                                                  the Student Exchange program through
                                     are disappearing, but many new ones are                                                                       on to each of our more than 30,000
                                                                                                                    extraordinary a never-ending   local, national and international students.   the new Global Learning Opportunities
                                     emerging and you need to be ready.                                             commitment that influences     Throughout their careers, this underpins      Worldwide (GLOW) Lounge. We work with
                                     The University of Tasmania recognises that                                     a world-class approach to
                                                                                                                                                   the success of the 105,000+ alumni            more than 90 institutions in 30 countries
                                                                                                                                                   we have spread across more than               around the world.
                                     for our graduates to succeed, we must adapt                                    teaching and research.         120 countries.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Our research
                                     and change our courses and the way they                                                                       From our stunning island home we’re free
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Through the creation of new ideas,
                                     are taught.                                                                                                   to think on a bigger scale – which we do.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 innovation and knowledge, the research
                                                                                                                                                   Our campuses in Hobart, Launceston and
                                                                                                                                                                                                 we undertake impacts the future prosperity
                                     From 2017, we are implementing a new,                                                                         the Cradle Coast allow us to engage with
                                                                                                                                                                                                 of society and the environment at the local,
                                                                                                                                                   the Tasmanian community and utilise the
                                     contemporary education model designed to                                                                      very best of our island’s natural and built
                                                                                                                                                                                                 national and global level.

                                     prepare our graduates for the careers of the                                                                  resources to deliver high quality education   We provide international leadership
                                                                                                                                                   and research. With programs embedded          in five thematic areas:
                                     future. The new curriculum aims to unlock each                                                                within local and national industries our
                                                                                                                                                                                                 –– Environment, resources and sustainability
                                     student’s full potential and produce innovative,                                                              students gain practical learning and
                                                                                                                                                                                                 –– Creativity, culture and society
                                     critical thinkers.                                                                                            research opportunities. With a diverse
                                                                                                                                                                                                 –– Better health
                                                                                                                                                   range of undergraduate and postgraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                 –– Marine, Antarctic and maritime
                                     The new education model is being rolled out                                                                   programs we also have campuses in
                                                                                                                                                   Sydney and offshore programs in Asia.         –– Data, knowledge and decisions
                                     across all undergraduate courses over the next
                                                                                                                                                   Global connections                            Our leadership in these areas is
                                     three years.                                                                                                                                                demonstrated through our research
                                                                                                                                                   Our degrees are globally recognised
                                                                                                                                                                                                 institutes, including the Menzies Institute
                                     To learn more visit utas.edu.au/                                                                              and we attract some of the world’s best
                                                                                                                                                                                                 for Medical Research, the Institute for
                                                                                                                                                   academics and researchers through our
                                     anewstateofmind                                                                                               exciting research programs, stunning
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS),
                                                                                                                                                                                                 the Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits
                                                                                                                                                   scenery and relaxed lifestyle.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 (CODES), and the Australian Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                 for Research on Separation Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                 (ACROSS). The Antarctic Climate and
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and the CRC for Forestry are housed at
                                                                                                                                                                                                 the University. Each theme addresses and
                                                                                                                                                                                                 contributes to resolving global challenges,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 exploits the unique character of Tasmania,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 has both intellectual and social impact
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and contributes to the public policy debates
                                                                                                                                                                                                 nationally and internationally.

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Why study with us?

World-class ranking
The University of Tasmania has continued
its sustained climb in the high profile                                                                                                  World-class lifestyle
international rankings systems in 2017,                                                                                                  Life as a University of Tasmania student
confirming its place amongst the best                                                                                                    is much more than attending lectures
universities in the world.                                                                                                               and tutorials. It is also about meeting
                                                                                                                                         new people, creating a life-long network
                        University of                                                                                                    of colleagues and friends, having fun,

                        Tasmania:                                                                                                        developing new skills and ways of
                                                                                                                                         thinking, connecting with industry and
                        TOP                                                                                                              the community, and creating a happy
                                                                                                                                         and healthy life.
                        of universities
                        world-wide                                                                                                       To learn more about why Tasmania
                                                                                                                                         is the perfect place to live and learn
                        Source: 2016 Academic Ranking
                        of World Universities                                                                                            visit utas.edu.au/life

In the prestigious Academic Ranking of
World Universities (ARWU), the University
of Tasmania jumped 13 places to be rated

292nd internationally*. This places the

    #                   Teaching
University in the top 2% of universities

world-wide and reaffirms its reputation
as a premier research institution.
                        than any other
The QS World University
                   Australian Rankings      result
of 313* is another Source:
                   leap forward        for the
                           2015 Australian Awards
University, climbing
                   for seven
ranking amongst the best in the world for
Earth and Marine Sciences and Agriculture
and Forestry. Another seven disciplines
were highly ranked in the QS Rankings,
including Philosophy, Environmental
Sciences, Biological Sciences, Sociology,                   University of

Education, Geography and Medicine.                          Tasmania:
The University’s consistent world-
class performance across a breadth of                       TOP
disciplines is a testament to the strength                  of universities
and diversity of its research. The World
University Rankings released by Times                       world-wide
                                                            Source: 2016 Academic Ranking
Higher Education (THE) also reflect the                     of World Universities
University’s achievements as a world
leader in research, placing it in the top 350                                                                                            A pristine environment                       More than 40% of the island is protected
                                                                                                                                                                                      as World Heritage Area, national parks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of island cultures, and a wild mid-winter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 festival that celebrates our Antarctic
universities in the world.                                                                                                               Separated from mainland Australia by the     and reserves. And because Tasmania is      connections.
                                                            More                            Some of the best teachers                    240 kilometre (150 mile) stretch of Bass     so compact it is easy to walk through an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tasmania is never crowded, and its historic

                                                                                                                                         Strait, Tasmania is a land apart – a green   ancient alpine meadow in the morning,

                                                        #   Teaching                        in the country                               island of wild, mountainous and beautiful    catch some action on the wild ski fields
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 towns and seaside villages are dispersed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 across an area about the size of Ireland
    2016 Times Higher Education World University            Awards
                                                            than any other
                                                                                           In the last two years we have received more
                                                                                           teaching awards than any other Australian
                                                                                                                                         landscapes; friendly, welcoming people;
                                                                                                                                         temperate climate; quality cool-climate
                                                                                                                                                                                      in the afternoon and be on a pure white
                                                                                                                                                                                      beach for an early evening stroll.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 or West Virginia. The average summer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 temperature is a comfortable 21º C (70º F),
    Rankings, 2018 QS World University Rankings, and                                       university.^ With programs embedded           wines and food; a spirited history; and a
                                                            Australian university                                                                                                     Tasmania’s population supports a world-    while winter’s average is a mild 12º C
    Shanghai Ranking Consultancy 2015 Academic                                             within local and national industries, and     creative arts community – all wrapped up
                                                            Source: 2015 Australian Awards                                                                                            class symphony orchestra, some of the      (52º F).^
    Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).                   for University Teaching        additional campuses in Sydney and China,      in a relaxed lifestyle.
                                                                                                                                                                                      world’s best art and museums, a festival
    The Office of Learning and Teaching, Australian                                        our students gain practical learning and
    Government, 2014, 2015.                                                                research opportunities recognised around      ^
                                                                                                                                             Content courtesy of Tourism Australia
                                                                                           the globe.
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We’re creating a new state of mind

We’re re-shaping our undergraduate curriculum to ensure
our students are equipped with the skills, experience and
knowledge to thrive in a changing world.
At the University of Tasmania, we                The new curriculum takes full advantage          other degrees offered by the University to
understand that every student is different.      of our unique position as the only university    broaden your learning experience.
Your background, interests and ambitions         in Tasmania. We will offer you a range
                                                                                                  Every course has experiential learning
will all influence the path you choose.          of real-world experiences, connections
                                                                                                  embedded so that you can apply your
                                                 with the wider community, and a chance to
That’s why we’re proud to launch our                                                              knowledge in work-related activities
                                                 build relationships with potential
new undergraduate curriculum. We’re re-                                                           through learning by doing and reflecting.
                                                 future employers.
shaping our degree programs to offer more                                                         Experiential learning gives you the chance
flexibility, greater choice and to embed real-   A University of Tasmania education               to use your knowledge in a real-world
world learning in every course. At the same      provides you with the best of both worlds.       context in a range of ways including
time, we’ll continue to deliver the excellent    During your time studying with us, you’ll        industry case studies, problem-based
teaching and personalised support our            be part of a small, friendly and accessible      projects, mentoring, simulations, work
students have come to expect.                    community. When you graduate, you’ll             placements and internships.
                                                 leave with a global perspective, a thorough
Our new curriculum means that whichever                                                           If at any point in your three-year degree you
                                                 understanding of the areas you have
course you choose to study with us,                                                               decide you’d like to make a longer-term
                                                 studied, and the skills to transition smoothly
you can be confident you’ll graduate
                                                 to the next stage of your life.
                                                                                                  commitment to study, you can choose             such as communication, teamwork, and
                                                                                                                                                  the ability to think creatively. Crucially, it
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Combined degrees                                During your time at the University of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tasmania, you can participate in the Vice-
with the best chance of success in your                                                           to opt-in to the four-year program and
                                                                                                                                                  provides a chance for students to build          If you really want to challenge yourself, a     Chancellor’s Leadership Program which
future career.                                   We’re rolling out the new curriculum across      undertake an honours year. We will fully
                                                                                                                                                  relationships with students from other           combined degree is an ideal way to get the      gives you the opportunity to have your
                                                 all undergraduate courses at the University      support you in making that transition.
Our new two-year associate degrees                                                                                                                disciplines, industry and the broader            most from your time at university.              leadership and service experiences formally
                                                 of Tasmania over the next three years.
offered by our University College are                                                                                                             community. Applied Honours is open to any                                                        recognised. It also allows you access
                                                                                                                                                                                                   A combined degree merges the core
innovative, industry-relevant courses that       For more information on this exciting                                                            student who passes their bachelor course,                                                        to additional educational experiences,
provide you with a valuable qualification        change and for a list of courses that will be    Boost your bachelor degree                      creating a work focused year of study to
                                                                                                                                                                                                   requirements of two different degrees,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   including peer mentoring and support,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   enabling you to graduate faster than you
and the opportunity to progress into further     offered under the new model from 2018,           with integrated honours                         facilitate the transition to employment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   would if you took two degrees separately.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   community and industry engagement,
study (see Page 8).                              visit utas.edu.au/anewstateofmind                                                                                                                                                                 and entrepreneurship.
                                                                                                  Our new four-year integrated honours            Research, professional or clinical honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                   You can also choose to include honours
Our re-shaped bachelor programs enable                                                            degree options provide a flexible               are a transition to postgraduate research                                                        We offer a Bachelor of Philosophy program,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   in your combined degree course from the
you to tailor your course choices to fit your                                                     educational experience, enabling you to         or professional recognition, and there are                                                       which provides for companion study across
own needs.                                       Bachelor degrees                                 boost your bachelor degree and build a          threshold entry requirements for these
                                                                                                                                                                                                   outset to give your combined degree a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   research, leadership and service, cultural
                                                                                                                                                                                                   further boost.
This means you can:                              The flexible nature of our bachelor degree       qualification that is tailored to your own      forms of honours. We understand that                                                             understanding and multi-disciplinary
                                                 allows you to try a range of subjects before     specific requirements.                          for students who enter university with a                                                         perspectives.
–– learn a broad range of skills that will set   specialising, and our new curriculum                                                             set career path in mind, a traditional fourth
   you up for the workplace of the future;       means there will be more opportunities
                                                                                                  A four-year degree allows you to study
                                                                                                                                                  year spent on research honours makes             High Achievers                                  Our study abroad program offers many
                                                                                                  additional subjects and add breadth to your                                                                                                      exciting possibilities to expand your
–– apply what you are learning to real-world     to choose minors across a range of study                                                         perfect sense.                                   At the University of Tasmania, we feel it’s
                                                                                                  education. If you already have a clear idea                                                                                                      horizons by studying at one of more than
   projects and access industry expertise;       areas. A single degree usually takes                                                                                                              important to recognise and reward our high
                                                                                                  of your interests, it provides you with scope   For any student who enters a four-year                                                           150 institutions around the world.
–– discover new passions and interests           three years full time to finish and requires                                                                                                      achievers. We have a range of scholarships
                                                                                                  to dig even deeper into the subjects            degree program but finds that their
   by trying new study areas, without the        successful completion of 24 units.                                                                                                                and programs to help you achieve your           And, of course, we award University Medals
                                                                                                  you love.                                       circumstances change along the way,
   pressure of long-term commitment, and                                                                                                                                                           goals. By participating, you can extend your    and entry to the Dean’s Rolls of Excellence
                                                 You will complete eight units in your                                                            there will be an option to exit the program
–– develop a thorough understanding of                                                            Each four-year bachelor degree                                                                   talents and tailor your university experience   for our highest achievers.
                                                 major area of study known as ‘discipline                                                         after three years and graduate with a
   your chosen areas of study.                                                                    incorporates a final honours year, with a                                                        to help you stand out after graduation.
                                                 knowledge’ units. A further eight ‘degree                                                        bachelor degree.                                                                                 For more information about our Leadership
We’ve also introduced our new Applied                                                             choice of research, applied, professional or
                                                 core knowledge’ units provide you with the                                                                                                        We have a number of prestigious                 Program or the Bachelor of Philosophy,
Honours year to give all of our students                                                          clinical honours depending on your course
                                                 core skills and knowledge for your course.                                                                                                        scholarships available, including the           visit utas.edu.au/students/lead-achive
who successfully complete their bachelor                                                          of study. From the time you enrol, you know
                                                 To round out your degree, you will have the                                                                                                       Chancellor’s Scholarship, the Vice-
degree the opportunity to further hone their                                                      you are on a path to honours.
                                                 opportunity to choose eight ‘experience                                                                                                           Chancellor’s Scholarship, and the Dean’s
skills through work-focused projects.            and engagement’ units. Experience and            Our new Applied Honours year is designed                                                         Merit Scholarship which are awarded to
                                                 engagement units are units you can               to give you extra opportunities to develop                                                       those students who are the top performers
                                                 choose from across your degree or from           skills you will need for the workplace,                                                          in Year 12.

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University College                                                                                                                                The new University of Tasmania Education Model
                                                                                                                                                                                                     University of Tasmania
A pathway
to a career or                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Graduate with

further study                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Honours after
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4 years
In 2016, we launched University College
to deliver a range of educational programs
that provide opportunities for all students
to enter into a higher education program.                                                                                                                                                  Graduate with a                        Honours
It offers our traditional pathway courses,                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor Degree
such as the University Preparation program
                                                                                                                                                  University College                       after 3 years         Option
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Year 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to move
(UPP) and our Foundation Year pathway                                                                                                                                                                            into honours
programs, as well as our new range of                                                                                                                                                                            after 3rd
Associate Degrees.                                                                                                                                                                                               year of your
                                                                                                                                                   Enter the                               Degree                                 Degree                               Option to graduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       with a Bachelor
                                                                                                                                                   workforce                               Year 3*                                Year 3                               Degree after 3 years
                                                                                                                                                                           Use your
New Associate Degrees                                                                                                                                                      qualification
                                                                                                                                                                           as a credit
Our new Associate Degrees are innovative,                                                                                                                                  to enter 2nd
flexible and industry-relevant, providing                                                                                                                                  or 3rd year
students with the opportunity to articulate                                                       University Preparation Program (UPP)                                     of a degree
                                                  be used as a pathway into further study,                                                         Associate Degree                        Degree                                 Degree
into further study or exit with a valuable        through articulation into a relevant bachelor   The University Preparation Program (UPP)
                                                                                                                                                   Year 2                                  Year 2                                 Year 2
qualification in its own right. The               degree.                                         is a flexibly delivered enabling program. The
introduction of these degrees has made                                                            course is designed to provide adult learners
                                                  The Associate Degree in Applied Business,
university study accessible for everyone.                                                         with academic learning skills and the
                                                  Associate Degree in Agribusiness, and
The new Associate Degrees can be                                                                  confidence and personal skills needed to
                                                  Associate Degree in Applied Design
completed in as little as two years (full         are available right now with some
                                                                                                  succeed at University. The full UPP course       Associate Degree                        Degree                                Degree
time), and are available in a blended                                                             is equivalent to one year of full-time study,
                                                  specialisations on offer. Two years’ credit                                                      Year 1 (Diploma)                        Year 1                                Year 1
delivery mode from the Launceston,                                                                but the course can be studied either part-
                                                  may be available into specified bachelor
Cradle Coast and Sandy Bay campuses.                                                              time or full-time.
                                                  programs for each Associate Degree
That means students receive access to             available.                                      Successful completion of UPP enables            New two-year                             Three-year bachelor                  Four-year bachelor
comprehensive learning materials online
                                                  As the year progresses we will continue
                                                                                                  students to meet the general admission          associate degree                         degree                               degree with honours
and a lecturer for each subject of study.                                                         requirements for undergraduate degree
                                                  to expand on the number of associate
There is also a workshop component                                                                courses offered by the University of
                                                  degrees available to study. Keep checking
where students attend on campus or in an                                                          Tasmania.
                                                  our website for an update on our course
industry setting to practice their skills and
                                                  offerings: utas.edu.au/college                  Foundation Year Pathways
integrate theory with practice.
                                                                                                  The Foundation Year pathways prepare
Associate Degrees are more ‘hands on’
                                                                                                  students for entry into a bachelor degree.
than traditional university degrees, and          Pathway courses                                 It allows those students who have recently
involve Work Integrated Learning (WIL)
                                                  Not everyone has the same educational           completed Year 12 but didn’t achieve
components embedded in every discipline
                                                  background before they commence at              their desired ATAR, to acquire prerequisite
subject. This allows students to learn how
                                                  university. It may have been some time          knowledge before articulating into another
to apply the theory through real world
                                                  since you have studied or you may not have      degree.
                                                  done as well as you hoped with your final       The first year of study provides academic
These degrees are designed to be a                Year 12 score, and that’s ok. You can still     foundation knowledge and skills and
formal qualification in their own right for       gain entry to University study via a pathway    achievement at introductory level in at least
those people (from school-leaver to adult),       program. Pathway courses are simply,            two units. Students are able to articulate
looking for an opportunity to up-skill, make      as the name implies, courses that enable        into other bachelor degrees at the end of
a career change, or seek a different type         students to gain the prerequisite knowledge     each semester, depending on results and
of job in industry. If you choose to exit after   and confidence to enter that course of their    units completed.
successfully completing the first year, you       dreams at a later stage. The most popular
will be awarded a diploma. They can also          pathways programs are:

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Your study experience

Our learning experience goes beyond
lectures, labs, and tutorials.

The environment at the University of
Tasmania is unique and energising, and a
                                                The Inveresk campus sits at the heart of
                                                the University’s Education-Driven Economic
                                                                                                 Study Aboard                                      Elite Athletes
                                                                                                                                                   The Elite Athlete Program provides support
rewarding experience for all our students.      Revitalisation of the Northern Tasmania          Our international exchange program offers         to domestic and international students
It doesn’t matter if you are an on-campus       project – a $260 million investment into         opportunities for a semester of study at          enrolled at the University of Tasmania who
student or studying with us online –            Tasmania’s future. The proposed new              universities around the world, including          have been recognised as elite athletes.
opportunities to extend your experience         facilities at Inveresk will house 16,000         partner institutions in Asia and the USA.         The program assists with issues that
are everywhere.                                 students, researchers and staff and will                                                           may impact on study and sporting
                                                                                                 You could find yourself visiting the night
                                                include students hubs, innovation centres                                                          commitments, such as negotiating
                                                                                                 lights of Paris, attending a rock concert
                                                and cutting-edge science and research                                                              flexible study options. Elite Athletes
                                                                                                 in the USA, or simply riding your bike
Our campuses                                    teaching space. The flagship teaching
                                                                                                 through the streets of Copenhagen.                from the University of Tasmania have
                                                and academic building will accommodate,                                                            competed in events including the
Hobart                                          Arts, Business, Law, Education, University       Better yet – we will pay for it! The University   Olympics, Commonwealth Games, World
The University of Tasmania’s Sandy Bay          Administration, the main Library and             actively encourages you to go overseas and        Championships, National Championships
campus is set on 100 hectares in the            student support hubs.                            to assist we offer a range of scholarships        and the University Games.                     and provide academic support, social,        For more information on Mount Nelson
beachside suburb of Sandy Bay, five                                                              and financial assistance.                                                                       and sporting activities.                     Villas and Homestay accommodation,
                                                These new facilities and buildings will                                                            To learn more, visit utas.edu.au/elite-
minutes drive south of the city centre.         complement the existing award-winning            To learn more visit utas.edu.au/students/                                                                                                    visit utas.edu.au/accommodation
                                                                                                                                                   athletes                                      For more information, including how to
This scenic campus sits between kunyani/        world-class facilities which are home to the     life/exchange-for-utas-students                                                                 apply for on-campus accommodation,
Mount Wellington and the Derwent River          School of Creative Arts (SOCA) and the                                                                                                           visit utas.edu.au/accommodation
and is partially fringed by natural bushland,   School of Architecture and Design.                                                                 Your home away from home                                                                   Scholarships
but is also located within a busy urban
community. The campus is close to shops,        Newnham:                                         Sport and recreation                                                                            Off-campus accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Each year the University offers more than
                                                                                                                                                   For many students, going to University        Some students choose to rent units and
transport, accommodation, entertainment         Launceston is also home to our Newnham           Joining one of our numerous sporting                                                                                                         900 awards across all academic areas.
                                                                                                                                                   means leaving home and moving into            share houses with other students. The
and services and is walking distance to the     campus, which overlooks the Tamar River          clubs is a great way to not only keep fit                                                                                                    The awards are based on merit and
                                                                                                                                                   University residences. There are many         University offers three different types of
city centre and a short drive from Hobart       and offers state of- the-art facilities and      and healthy, but also meet new people.                                                                                                       equity and reward excellence and improve
                                                                                                                                                   accommodation options available, including    off-campus accommodation. In Hobart you
Airport.                                        a range of affordable accommodation              There are sport and recreation activities                                                                                                    access for new and continuing students.
                                                                                                                                                   on-campus, as well as more independent        can choose from the Mount Nelson Villas,
                                                options including the newly constructed          available on all campuses, ranging from                                                                                                      Application details and selection criteria for
Also in and around Hobart are world-class                                                                                                          living arrangements such as rented units      Jane Franklin Hall or Homestay. Homestay
                                                self-contained Newnham Apartments.               fully-equipped gyms to team sporting                                                                                                         each award can be found on our website
facilities including:                                                                                                                              and houses, and shared and non-shared.        is currently the only available option at
                                                                                                 competitions, as well as the opportunity to                                                                                                  and within the online application to study.
                                                The Newham campus is also home to                                                                                                                Launceston and Burnie campuses.
–– The Conservatorium of Music                                                                   compete in the annual national ‘Unigames’.        On-campus (residences)
                                                the Australian Maritime College (AMC),                                                                                                                                                        To find out where a scholarship can take
–– School of Creative Arts (SOCA)                                                                                                                  These are normally located within easy        For more information about Jane Franklin     you, visit utas.edu.au/scholarships
                                                Australia’s national centre for maritime
–– The new multi-million dollar Medical                                                                                                            walking distance from university facilities   Hall, visit utas.edu.au/jane
                                                education and training known for its world-
   Science Precinct                             class teaching and research facilities. The
–– The University Farm                          campus also features Nursing Simulation
–– The University of Tasmania Observatory       Labs and the Human Interface Technology
–– The Institute for Marine and Antarctic       Lab (HITLab AU), the only facility of its kind                                                                                                   Each campus is large                                          Vice-Chancellor’s National
   Studies (IMAS) and more.                     in Australia.                                                                                                                                    enough to offer a vibrant                                     University Scholarships
Launceston                                                                                                                                                                                       and unique learning                                           valued at $18,000 per year,
                                                Cradle Coast
Inveresk:                                                                                        Unigym                                                                                                                                                        for up to five years of study
                                                Based in Burnie on the North-West Coast,                                                                                                         environment, but still small
The University of Tasmania’s Inveresk
                                                Cradle Coast Campus is home to award-            These centres, located at our Sandy Bay,                                                                                                                      in any course
campus overlooks the picturesque North
                                                winning teaching and learning facilities,        Newnham and Cradle Coast campuses,                                                              enough to ensure friendly
Esk River and is located adjacent to the
                                                the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA)     provide health and fitness services                                                             interaction between staff                    Vice-Chancellor’s National
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery                                                            including fully-equipped weights and cardio                                                                                                  University Scholarships
near Launceston’s inner city.
                                                and the Rural Clinical School.
                                                                                                 areas, and group fitness classes. There are                                                     and students, and a strong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              valued at $18,000 per year,
                                                Sydney                                           also squash courts, tennis courts, sports                                                       focus on the individual.                     for up to five years of study
                                                                                                 halls and sports grounds available for hire.
                                                The two campuses in Sydney (Darlinghurst
                                                and Rozelle) offer training in nursing.          To learn more, visit unigym.com.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              in any course
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University life

Regardless of whether you’re going to university
straight from high school, or you’ve been in the workforce
for a number of years and now want to gain a qualification,
starting university for the first time can be daunting.
Getting the right start
Our goal is to ensure that you, as a new
student, make a smooth transition to
university life and don’t feel alone.
Our super friendly staff have carefully
designed a range of transition programs
including orientation, study groups, skills
workshops and social events to get you
off to the best start possible.

Enrolment sessions
Attending an enrolment session is simply
one of the best ways to ensure you get off
to a great start.
These sessions are designed to assist
you with the administrative paperwork of
commencing university study. Things like
enrolling in units, finding your timetable,
understanding fees and learning about the     Student advisors                               Careers development
online systems you will use.                  These lovely people are located within         and employment
                                              each College/School and offer you
                                                                                             Staff in this area provide assistance with
                                              individual help with challenges such as time
                                                                                             career planning, resumé writing and job
UniStart                                      management, academic adjustment, study
                                                                                             applications. They can also assist with
                                              issues, navigating systems or processes,
UniStart is a four-to-five day program                                                       finding you part-time work whilst you
delivered on all campuses and online.
                                              stress, financial problems, housing
                                                                                             are studying.                                Every student at the
                                              problems, relocation issues, physical or
It aims to help you develop the essential
                                              mental health or relationship issues.                                                       University has a different
skills required for independent learning
and success at University, such as                                                           Counselling                                  experience, we are
critical thinking, critical reading,
                                              Peer Assisted Study                            The University provides confidential
                                                                                                                                          committed to ensuring you
understanding academic assessment
and academic writing.                         Sessions (PASS)                                and professional counselling to students     have the experience that
                                                                                             experiencing a range of academic, mental     you want.
                                              The program offers unit-specific study         health and personal concerns including
                                              sessions led by students who have              (but not limited to) anxiety, stress,
                                              previously succeeded in the unit.              depression, motivational problems
                                                                                             and relationship difficulties.

To find out more about how we can help, visit utas.edu.au/students

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Fees and scholarships

Paying fees and living expenses can be
a juggling act, but there are a number
of financial support options available
from the University of Tasmania and the
Commonwealth Government.

Did we mention
It’s worthwhile to seek out scholarship
opportunities. Check the scholarships
website prior to applying to the University
and also once attending, as you may
become eligible along the way.
To learn more about scholarships,
visit utas.edu.au/scholarships

General cost of living
Accommodation tends to be the biggest
cost for those students living away
from home. Depending on personal
circumstances you should allow between

$6,500 and $13,000 per year.                   Student Services and Amenities
                                               Fee (SSAF)                                    Relocation scholarships
Course-related expenses such as books,
                                               In addition to course fees, students must

stationery and special equipment should                                                      Is the cost of moving a factor in deciding
come to no more than $1,000 per year.          also pay SSAF. In 2017, the fee is $294 for   where you’ll attend university? Travelling
                                               full-time undergraduate students and less     for study can be expensive, which is why
                                               for part-time students. This fee can be       the University of Tasmania offers automatic
                                               deferred through an element of the Higher     relocation scholarships* to new students
Course cost                                    Education Loan Program, known as              who meet the eligibility requirements.
                                                                                                                                           If we can assist you in any way, whether
                                                                                                                                           you have questions about the application
Commonwealth supported place (CSP)             SA-HELP.
                                                                                                                                           process, course selection, accommodation,
                                                                                             Courses offering relocation scholarships:
Depending on the course, an Australia CSP                                                                                                  or anything else, just let us know.
student can expect to pay between $6,256                                                     –– Agricultural Science: $3,000
and $10,440 per year of study. There are       Zero up-front fees with                       –– Architecture and Design Creative
                                                                                                                                           We are here to help.
several fees levels or ‘bands’ and different   HECS-HELP                                        Innovators’ Program: $3,000 – $7,500
                                                                                                                                           Call 1300 363 864
courses attract different costs.                                                             –– Arts: $5,000
                                               The majority of university students across
To learn more, visit utas.edu.au/              Australia choose to defer their course cost
                                                                                             –– Institute for Marine and Antarctic         Email course.info@utas.edu.au
undergraduate-study/course-costs                                                                Studies: $3,000
                                               until they have commenced work after
                                               completing their study.                       –– Economics: $5,000
To be eligible for a CSP, a student must be
                                                                                             –– Law: $5,000 – $10,000
an Australian Citizen, a New Zealand citizen   If eligible, you can do this by taking out
or hold a permanent visa.                                                                    –– Pharmacy: $2,000
                                               a HECS-HELP loan.
                                                                                             –– Science Catalyst Program: $7,500
                                               Under this option, the Commonwealth
                                               Government pays the tuition cost directly     * Conditions apply.
                                               to the University while you are studying.
                                               You repay the loan, via the Australian Tax
                                               Office, only after your income passes the
                                               repayment threshold of $54,869.
                                               To learn more, visit studyassist.gov.au

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Study themes                              Agriculture and Environmental Science   18   Law                    36
                                          Architecture and Design                 20   Marine and Antarctic   38
                                          Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences    22   Maritime Studies       40
                                          Art, Music, Theatre                     24   Media                  42
                                          Business and Economics                  26   Medicine               44
                                          Computing and Information Technology    28   Nursing                46
                                          Education and Teaching                  30   Pharmacy               48
                                          Engineering                             32   Psychology             50
                                          Health Sciences and Community Care      34   Science                52

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Agriculture and Environmental Science

Who Studies Agriculture                                                                                                                           Environmental Science
and Environmental Science?                                                                                                                        This multi-disciplinary degree combines the
                                                                                                                                                  scientific disciplines of biology, chemistry,
People with an interest in the natural,
                                                                                                                                                  ecology and geography with studies in
physical and biological sciences, who
                                                                                                                                                  environmental policy and management.
enjoy variety in a working day, and see
shared global challenges as opportunities.
You might also be someone who enjoys
getting outdoors, working in a variety of                                                                                                                Bachelor of Applied Science
environments and conditions.                                                                                                                             (Environmental Science)
Our courses encourage inquiry,                                                                                                                          Page 54
investigation and research, with many
opportunities to go beyond the classroom
and work closely with academic mentors
                                                                                                                                                  Natural Environment
and gain practical experience. Increasingly,                                                                                                      and Wilderness Studies
agriculture and the environment are
                                                                                              What can I study?
                                                                                                                                                  Every country has a natural environment
areas that are highly exposed to the           Career opportunities                                                                               which must be managed and protected.
latest thinking, scientific methods and
                                               Agricultural, environmental, geographical                                                          This practical, field-science-focused degree
technology, and also attract those with an
                                               and spatial knowledge and skills are a vital                                                       provides knowledge and skills related to
entrepreneurial spirit.
                                               component of many sectors in society and       Agriculture                                         the management and understanding of the
                                               many areas of government and industry.         The University offers degree courses                natural environment as well as geography
                                                                                              in Agricultural Science, Applied Science            and environmental policy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Surveying and Spatial
                                               Our University allows you to choose
                                               specialist studies that can focus your         (Agriculture and Business), and                                                                                      Bachelor of Arts                 Sciences
                                                                                              Agribusiness.                                       See:                                                            Page 55
                                               career or prepare you for various roles in                                                                                                                                                            Surveyors and spatial scientists use their
                                               related industries.                            Agricultural Science equips graduates to                   Bachelor of Natural Environment                          Bachelor of Arts with Honours†   knowledge and skills to measure, map and
                                               –– Agronomist                                  solve agricultural problems and improve                    and Wilderness Studies                                   New 4-year model in 2018           model our world. They play a critical role in
                                               –– Agricultural economist                      practices through the use of scientific                   Page 54                                                   Page 55                            decisions that affect our natural and built
                                               –– Animal nutritionist                         research, knowledge and skills.                                                                                                                        environments and which impact on people
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bachelor of Science              and society.
                                               –– Botanist                                    Applied Science (Agriculture and Business)          Science                                                         Page 54
                                               –– Coastal Risk Manager                        places more emphasis on the business,
                                                                                              process and entrepreneurial side of                                                                                                                    See:
                                               –– Communicator/Education officer                                                                  Geographic Information Systems                                   Bachelor of Science
                                               –– Eco-tourism operator                        agriculture enterprise. Students emerge with                                                                         with Honours†                        Bachelor of Surveying
                                                                                              strong business acumen combined with
                                                                                                                                                  and Remote Sensing
                                               –– Environmental consultant                                                                                                                                        New 4-year model in 2018              and Spatial Sciences
                                                                                              practical agricultural knowledge.                   Studied as a major in the Bachelor of                                                                 Page 54
                                               –– Geologist                                                                                                                                                       Page 54
                                                                                                                                                  Science, this discipline covers Geographic
                                               –– Geospatial analyst                          The Associate degree in Agribusiness is both
                                                                                                                                                  Information Systems (GIS), Global
                                               –– Horticulturist                              theoretical and practical. It is suited to people
                                                                                              who want to move into a more senior or
                                                                                                                                                  Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and                                                            “Agriculture teaches
                                               –– Microbiologist                                                                                  remotely sensed data (e.g. from satellites
                                               –– Mining consultant
                                                                                              technical role in their existing career, career
                                                                                                                                                  and Unmanned Aircraft Systems) to answer                                                            a broad range of skills from
                                                                                              changers, and entrepreneurs who want the
                                               –– Natural Resources Manager                   skills to get started quickly.
                                                                                                                                                  real world, practical questions.                                                                    soils to climate, it gives
                                               –– International Agricultural Aid
                                                                                                                                                  Geography and Environmental                                                                         you that good platform to
                                               –– Plant scientist                             See:
                                               –– Researcher
                                                                                                                                                  Studies                                                                                             hone your skills; you need
                                                                                                 Bachelor of Agricultural Science
                                               –– Rural finance counsellor                       Page 54
                                                                                                                                                  Studied as a major in the the Bachelor of                                                           to know the ‘why’ behind
                                                                                                                                                  Arts or the Bachelor of Science, Geography
                                               –– Soil Scientist
                                                                                                                                                  and Environmental Studies develops your                                                             everything you do. I couldn’t
                                               –– Spatial Scientist                              Bachelor of Applied Science
                                                                                                 (Agriculture and Business)
                                                                                                                                                  understanding of the world at a human                                                               run this business without
                                               –– Surveyor                                                                                        scale in the context of the great issues
                                               –– Sustainability officer                         Page 54                                          of our time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      that knowledge”.
                                               –– Urban and environmental planning                                                                                                                                                                    Henry Terry
                                                                                                 Associate Degree in
                                               –– Viticulturalist                                                                                                                                                                                     Agriculture graduate
                                                                                                 Agribusiness                                                                                                                                         Tasmanian Truffles (owner/manager)
                                                                                                 Page 54
                                                                                                                                                      Includes 3-year exit point at bachelor level for single
                                                                                                                                                      degrees and 4-year exit point for combined degrees.
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Architecture and Design

Do you want to design                           Career opportunities                             Learning-by-Making                               What can I study?                                                                                                             Hothouse 2016
a better world?                                 Our graduates have very transferable skills      program                                                                                                                                         Temporary bamboo pavilion for Dark Mofo events
                                                and have pursued careers in fields such as:
This is a course for people who are                                                              Learning-by-Making has been a special            Architecture                                                                                                     in Salamanca Place, Hobart
creative, inquisitive and observant. If         ––Adaptive re-use design                         feature of the School’s learning experience
you have an entrepreneurial spirit, if you      ––Architecture                                   for more than 25 years. It is integrated         The Bachelor of Environmental Design
find inspiration in unlikely places, if you     ––Commercial interior design                     throughout the Bachelor of Environmental         (Architecture) is a three-year, full-time       Interior Design                                     Creative Innovators Program
like doing and making, researching and                                                           Design in Architecture, and Interior Design      course. It is the first step towards becoming
                                                ––Construction and project management                                                                                                             The Bachelor of Environmental Design                This program combines a Bachelor of
planning, this could be the ideal course                                                         and develops critical participatory skills and   a qualified architect. To pursue this path,
                                                ––Digital interaction design                                                                      you will follow up your undergraduate           (Interior Design) is a three-year, full-time        Environmental Design with extra learning,
for you.                                                                                         learning methods.
                                                ––Disaster relief and international aid                                                           degree with the postgraduate Master of          course. Graduates may continue with an              projects and practical experiences to
Our courses encourage creative                  ––Education design for preschools                You will be directly involved in community-      Architecture degree. Alternatively you          Honours year by research as a pathway               reward high achieving students:
investigation and research, and provide           through to universities                        based projects that combine principles           may continue with an Honours year as a          to develop more specialised skills or to a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      –– student internship/work experience
you with many opportunities to go beyond        ––Environmental policy                           of sustainability and learning-by-making.        pathway to a research higher degree.            research higher degree.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         while you study,
the classroom to create objects, spaces         ––Furniture design and production                Some of our recent projects include The          To be eligible for the Master of Architecture   The Bachelor of Environmental Design                –– involvement in a ‘Learning-by-Making’
and places. You will work closely with                                                           Castle series of micro-dwellings that assist     you require a credit average (60%)
                                                ––Health and aged care design                                                                                                                     with Honours (D4A) is open to anyone                   project for a community client,
academic mentors and will gain essential                                                         Tasmanian youth at risk of homelessness,         across all core subjects in the third year
                                                ––Heritage and conservation                                                                                                                       who has completed a recognised course               –– position on a short-term study overseas
practical experience. With rapid changes                                                         and the 2015 Hothouse temporary bamboo           of the Bachelor of Environmental Design
                                                ––Hospitality design                                                                                                                              in architecture and design with a credit               experience and/or semester of overseas
in technology around the world, there is a                                                       pavilion for Dark Mofo events in Hobart.         (Architecture) degree.
                                                ––Industrial and product design                                                                                                                   average.                                               exchange,
demand for innovative, highly educated,
                                                                                                 Community-based Learning-by-Making               The Architecture course explores the                                                                –– up to $13,000 in scholarships.
ethically driven, sustainability-conscious      ––Museum and exhibition design                                                                                                                    The Interior Design course explores
                                                                                                 projects are structured to give you              interaction between design and inhabitation
and technically-competent designers.            ––Retail design                                                                                                                                   the influence of interior spaces and
                                                                                                 authentic experiences of working in              at different scales and addresses                                                                   If you’re a higher achiever with a passion
                                                ––Strategic design                                                                                                                                environments on the ways people live,
Your learning experiences and assessment                                                         multidisciplinary teams and collaborating        challenges presented by environmental,                                                              for Architecture and Design, this program
                                                ––Urban design                                                                                                                                    work and enjoy themselves and will teach
tasks will push your creativity and                                                              with clients, consultants, and local             social and economic change and                                                                      is for you.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  you how spatial design promotes positive
innovative thinking and will be practical                                                        authorities in the design and fabrication        development.                                    wellbeing.
and applied. You will develop the work-                                                          of small public buildings and structures,                                                                                                            See:
ready skills demanded by employers,                                                              furniture and spatial interventions.             Through our globally recognised Learning-       Through our globally-recognised Learning-
                                                                                                                                                  by-Making program, you will develop                                                                    Bachelor of Environmental
including evidence-based problem solving,                                                                                                                                                         by-Making program, you will develop
                                                                                                 To learn more about our Learning-by-             creative and technical skills and a social                                                             Design (Creative Innovators
critical thinking, decision-making, effective                                                                                                                                                     sustainably sensitive approaches and the
communication and time management.
                                                                                                 Making projects, visit utas.edu.au/              and environmental ethos to design across        capacity to make a difference to people’s
                                                                                                 architecture-design/learning-by-making           all aspects of the built environment.                                                                 Page 54
                                                                                                                                                                                                  lives – changing their lives from within.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Associate Degree in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Applied Design
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of                                       Page 54
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Environmental Design
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Page 54

                                                                                                                           Architecture                                                                                 Illuminations 2016                                      Interior Design
                                                                                          Matthew Hyland, winner 2015 Glenn Murcutt Prize                                                         Learning-by-Making first year design studio             Gabrielle Livermore, Restaurant Lobby

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Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Who Studies Arts,                                         Career opportunities                                      What can I study?                                   Social Sciences
Humanities & Social                                       Graduates of the University of Tasmania                                                                       Help make the world a better place.
Sciences?                                                 offer a wide range of broad workplace
                                                          skills. There is also the opportunity to
                                                                                                                    Arts & Humanities                                   Social Sciences draws together a number
                                                                                                                                                                        of disciplines related to how people behave.
As people with wide interests and very                    choose specialist career studies.                         The Bachelor of Arts is your ultimate               Specialisations (majors) range from Politics and
personal passions, Arts, Humanities &                                                                               springboard into a wide range of careers and        Policy to Sociology and Criminology, together with
Social Sciences students are often doers,                 A few possibilities include:                              further study options. If you are interested        more specialised offerings in Police Studies and
thinkers, and problem-solvers: people who                 –– Administration                                         in a career in areas as diverse as business,        Social Work. These subjects are taught in such
don’t shy away from a good discussion, a                  –– Advertising                                            education, journalism and communications,           a way to help you apply solutions to real-world
chance to argue a case, or contribute to                                                                            politics and non-government organisations,          issues. Many are delivered in conjunction with other
social change.                                            –– Art galleries and museums
                                                                                                                    or heritage and culture, this is the degree for     faculties, providing you with greater perspective.
                                                          –– Author                                                 you. It’s also perfect if you’re after a broad
These courses will encourage you to sink                                                                                                                                The Bachelor of Social Science differs from
your teeth into study and research, get                   –– Business                                               foundation in university while developing life
                                                                                                                                                                        a Bachelor of Arts in that you select two
involved in class discussions and interact                –– Community work                                         skills including critical thinking, reasoning
                                                                                                                                                                        specialisations (or majors comprising eight units
with academic staff. You’ll find opportunities                                                                      and creativity, setting you up as an ideal job
                                                          –– Counselling                                                                                                each) and one minor (comprising four units) to
for international exchange, volunteering                                                                            candidate.
                                                          –– Diplomacy                                                                                                  complete your degree. The Bachelor of Social
and internships – experiences that help                                                                             Our Arts degree is sufficiently flexible to allow   Science (Police Studies) builds on a strong
you graduate with the types of skills and                 –– Editor
                                                                                                                    you to build a course of study to suit you in       Social Science foundation and provides specific
personal qualities employers are looking for.             –– Education                                              a diverse range of study areas — with 25            knowledge and skills related to policing.
These include effective communication and                 –– Government                                             different specialisations (majors) available
                                                                                                                                                                        The Bachelor of Justice Studies is your first step
decision-making as well as provable abilities             –– Heritage and culture                                   across English, History and Classics,
                                                                                                                                                                        towards a career of improving the criminal justice
in critical thinking, problem solving, research                                                                     Philosophy and Genders Studies, Asian
                                                          –– Journalism                                                                                                 outcomes for offenders and victims, people and
                                                                                                                    Studies and Languages. Many students

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            n arts degree is an excellent
and investigation, and time management.                                                                                                                                 places. Our Social Work degree is a nationally-
                                                          –– Management                                             choose two majors, giving them a strong
                                                                                                                                                                        accredited qualification which gives you the chance
                                                          –– Marketing                                              knowledge of two completely different or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           way to transition from school
                                                                                                                                                                        to makes a real difference in communities across
                                                          –– Media                                                  complementary areas.
                                                                                                                                                                        Australia and overseas.
                                                          –– Police Force
                                                          –– Politics and policy
                                                                                                                    These courses are offered through the School
                                                                                                                    of Humanities and the School of Social              See:                                                               to university to career.
                                                                                                                    Sciences, with majors in the creative arts
                                                          –– Radio and television                                                                                          Bachelor of Justice Studies
                                                                                                                    offered through the School of Creative Arts,
                                                          –– Research                                                                                                     Page 55
                                                                                                                    and legal studies through the Faculty of Law.
                                                          –– Social work                                                                                                   Bachelor of Justice Studies with Honours†
                                                          –– Tourism                                                                                                      New 4-year model in 2017
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “Tasmania was a hub
                                                          –– Translation and interpreting                               Bachelor of Arts
                                                                                                                       Page 55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of the British Empire,
                                                          –– Psychology                                                                                                    Bachelor of Social Science
                                                          –– Publishing                                                                                                    Page 55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                a thriving outpost.
                                                                                                                        Bachelor of Arts with Honours†
                                                                                                                       New 4-year model in 2018                                                                        My thesis is on a woman
                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Social Science with Honours*
                                                                                                                       Page 55
                                                                                                                                                                           New 4-year model in 2018                    of this time. Her life could
                                                                                                                        Diploma of Languages                              Page 55                                   be the bones of a romping
                                                                                                                       Page 55
                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Social Work                     tale. What she did most
If you want to gain greater knowledge in your chosen field,                                                             Combined Degrees                                   Page 55                                  normal people would never
or broaden your career prospects with different skills,                                                                Page 55, 58
                                                                                                                                                                           Diploma of International Studies                          be so brave.”
                                                                                                                                                                          Page 55
a combined degree – in Arts, Humanities and Social                                                                      Combined Degrees                                                                                                                      Lucy Bennett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
                                                                                                                         with Honours*
Sciences or a different field completely – is the ideal solution.                                                      New 5-year model in 2018
                                                                                                                                                                           Diploma of Public Policy
                                                                                                                                                                          Page 55
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Includes 3-year exit point at bachelor level for single
  Includes 3-year exit point at bachelor level for single degrees and 4-year exit point for combined degrees.                                                                                                            degrees and 4-year exit point for combined degrees.
* Subject to Academic Senate approval, includes 3-year exit point at bachelor level for single degrees and 4-year exit point for combined degrees.                                                                     * Subject to Academic Senate approval, includes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         3-year exit point at bachelor level for single degrees
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Art, Music, Theatre

Who studies Art, Music,
                                                 Career opportunities
                                                 Many graduates find life-long engagement
                                                                                                  What can I study?
                                                 in the creative arts, sharing the stage,
Do you want to be part of a world defined by
innovation, design and creativity? If you do,
                                                 studios or galleries with other world-class      Art & Design                                   The Burning.
                                                 performers, designers and artists around                                                        Image courtesy of Richard Jup.
there’s never been a better time, or place, to                                                    Whether your focus is on a specific art or
                                                 the globe. In a world being redefined by
realise your creative potential than right now                                                    design studio, or a contemporary multi-
                                                 innovation, design and creativity, a vast
in Tasmania.                                                                                      disciplinary practice, you will develop the
                                                 selection of exciting career opportunities
                                                                                                  conceptual, theoretical and practical skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Music                                                         Bachelor of Music with Honours†
The School of Creative Arts is a vibrant         present themselves:                                                                             –– 3D Design                                                                                                           New 4-year model in 2017
                                                                                                  and experience needed to succeed in your                                                                 Explore music composition, songwriting,
cultural community that brings together the                                                                                                      –– Ceramics                                                                                                            Page 56
                                                 –– Actor                                         chosen field.                                                                                            performance or music technology across a
University of Tasmania’s programs across                                                                                                         –– Critical Practices
fine arts, music, theatre, and design.           –– Animator                                      Practice in generous and creative spaces                                                                 wide range of styles, and combine subjects                    Associate Degree of
                                                                                                                                                 –– Drawing
                                                 –– Arts management                               that fuel your imagination. Our campuses,                                                                to increase your versatility and career                       Music Studies
Our courses provide you with a supportive                                                                                                        –– Painting                                               opportunities.
                                                 –– Band leader or director                       located in the heart of each city’s cultural                                                                                                                          Page 56
environment, highly qualified and                                                                                                                –– Photography
                                                 –– Community or youth arts officer               precinct, occupy Hobart’s former IXL Jam                                                                 Music is about expression and artistry, but
experienced teaching staff, outstanding                                                                                                          –– Photomedia                                                                                                           Diploma of Music
                                                 –– Composer or songwriter                        Factory and Launceston’s historic Western                                                                it is also about discipline and preparation.
facilities, strong links to industry and                                                                                                         –– Printmaking                                                                                                         Page 56
                                                 –– Director                                      Railway Yard.                                                                                            Whether your instrument is cello, voice
community, and remarkable opportunities
                                                                                                                                                 –– Sculpture                                              or technology; your style jazz, hip-hop or
to engage with visiting artists, institutions    –– Dramaturg                                     Be a part of Tasmania’s intimate and
and festivals of national and international      –– Education                                     internationally recognised creative
                                                                                                                                                 –– Textiles                                               classical; your music improvised, standards               Theatre
significance.                                                                                     community. Build a closer relationship         –– Time Based Media                                       or remixes; our courses will have you
                                                 –– Fashion and costume designer                                                                                                                                                                                     The theatre program at our Inveresk
                                                                                                  with staff, students, and industry through     –– Visual Communication                                   performing and exploring historical music
Studying with us means accessing                 –– Furniture designer                                                                                                                                                                                               campus combines the best of
                                                                                                  diverse real world projects and quality                                                                  contexts in multiple ensembles.
energetic, dedicated, knowledgeable and          –– Graphic designer                                                                             See:                                                                                                                contemporary theatre practice. You’ll
                                                                                                  exhibition programs.                                                                                     Increase your awareness and knowledge                     study at The Annexe; a dedicated, working
approachable experts, and developing your        –– Illustrator                                                                                       Bachelor of Fine Arts                               of music as one of the most significant                   theatre where students devise, rehearse
creative practice through specialisation,        –– Lighting or sound designer                    Participate in iconic festivals such as Dark
                                                                                                                                                     Page 56                                               and profound cultural forces. Take part in                and perform, working with practitioners
experimentation, and collaboration.              –– Marketing and advertising                     Mofo, Ten Days on the Island, and Junction
                                                                                                  Arts Festival. Engage with acclaimed artists                                                             internationally-acclaimed festivals such as               and scholars of state-wide, national and
                                                 –– Multimedia artist                                                                                 Bachelor of Fine Arts
                                                                                                  commissioned by MONA, TMAG, QVMAG,                                                                       Dark Mofo, and engage with professional                   international significance.
                                                 –– Museum or gallery curator                                                                         with Honours†                                        musicians through master-classes with
                                                                                                  and more, through our Artist in Residence          New 4-year model in 2017                                                                                        Explore and develop crucial skills in the
                                                 –– Music journalist                              and Arts Forum programs.                                                                                 visiting artists, partnerships including the
                                                                                                                                                     Page 56                                                                                                         performing arts through practice-based
                                                 –– Orchestral or ensemble player                                                                                                                          Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and links
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and collaborative learning. These include
                                                 –– Painter                                                                                           Diploma of Fine Arts and Design                     with MONA and the Festival of Voices.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the fundamentals of body and voice, acting,
                                                 –– Performer                                                                                        Page 56                                               The Conservatorium of Music not only                      directing, lighting and sound design, and
                                                 –– Photographer                                                                                                                                           provides world-class staff, facilities, study             stage management. Integrated with your
                                                 –– Printmaker
                                                                                                                                                      Bachelor of Visual                                  and performance opportunities, but the                    theatre-making are cultural, historical
                                                                                                                                                      Communication                                        mentor-style tuition, personal attention and              and theoretical ideas about performance
                                                 –– Recording engineer
                                                                                                                                                     Page 56                                               incredible working relationships that are                 physicality and space.
                                                 –– Scenographer
                                                                                                                                                                                                           only possible in a smaller institution.
                                                 –– Sculpture, potter or ceramic artist                                                               Combined Degrees                                                                                              You will engage with local and national
                                                 –– Urban planning and public art                                                                    Page 56                                               Majors                                                    communities in a number of ways.
                                                 –– Writer                                                                                                                                                 –– Classical (Performance)                                Participate in acclaimed festivals like
                                                                                                                                                      Combined Degrees                                                                                              Dark Mofo, Ten Days on the Island, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           –– Jazz and Pop (Performance)
                                                                                                                                                       with Honours†*                                                                                                the Junction Arts Festival, and pursue
                                                                                                                                                     New 5-year model in 2018                              –– Composition                                            independent opportunities through an
                                                  Setting a new stage                                                                                Page 56                                               –– Music Technology                                       eclectic range of community and creative-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           –– Songwriter                                             based industries.
                                                  With the construction of the Hedberg – a $96 million world-class performing arts centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                           –– Musicology and Music History
                                                  in Hobart – due for completion in 2019, now is the time to begin your study in the creative                                                                                                                        See:
                                                  arts at the University of Tasmania.                                                                                                                      See:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bachelor of Contemporary Arts
                                                  The Hedberg will be equipped with state-of the-art acoustic, visualisation and computer                                                                      Bachelor of Music                                       Page 56
                                                  technologies; high-tech laboratories, rehearsal and performance spaces; a Creative                                                                          Page 56
                                                  Technology Studio, Recital Hall and Studio Theatre space.
                                                  Besides providing a new home for our Conservatorium of Music, the Hedberg will offer
                                                  flexible spaces to support the visual and performing arts and host a new research institute    †
                                                                                                                                                   Includes 3-year exit point at bachelor level for single degrees and 4-year exit point for combined degrees.
                                                  on the cutting-edge of interdisciplinary performance, design and creativity.                   * Subject to Academic Senate approval, includes 3-year exit point at bachelor level for single degrees and 4-year exit point for combined degrees.
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