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With high-class industry connections and a rating in the top three for marine and ocean engineering in Australia, an engineering diploma or degree in Tasmania is ideal for those seeking a strong hands-on approach to learning.

Studying engineering in Tasmania will not only provide you with project experience and practical knowledge, but also an opportunity to make industry connections and engage in hands-on learning. There is a focus on highly practical courses, and students can get firsthand experience in the field and in labs from day one of their studies.

TasTafe offers various engineering opportunities, including diplomas and certificates that can be delivered as an apprenticeship in the workplace.

The University of Tasmania has multiple industry connections, with many firms looking to hire from the University’s pool of final year students once they have graduated.

Tasmanian Engineering students also have the ability to have their career take them across the world. The University of Tasmania’s courses are recognised internationally by the Washington Accord, which is recognised in countries including Canada, China, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, NZ, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, UK and USA.

Study options are vast and can range from civil and mechanical engineering to degrees with focus areas of electronics, communications, electrical power and technology.

Tasmania is also rated in the top three places in Australia to study Marine Engineering. Having immediate access to the ocean allows students studying Marine Engineering in Tasmania to engage in professional short courses and hands on training at sea. Additionally as part of your training, you will receive an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Certificate of Competency.