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Global reputation

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a premier learning institution. Established in 1890, the prestigious University of Tasmania is Australia’s fourth oldest university with a reputation for exceptional teaching, learning and research.

Key institutions and research areas

The University of Tasmania provides international leadership into five key research areas:

  • Environment, Resources and Sustainability
  • Marine, Antarctic and Maritime
  • Better Health
  • Data, Knowledge and Decisions
  • Creativity, Culture and Society

The university’s excellence in these areas is upheld through its prestigious research institutes such as the Australian Maritime College (AMC), Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and the Menzies Institute for Medical Research.

Benefits of studying at the University of Tasmania

The University of Tasmania offers the benefit of smaller classes and therefore more personalised attention with greater access to supervisors and administrative staff.

The University of Tasmania’s respected academic tradition along with Tasmania’s advantages in safety, affordability, lifestyle and stunning natural environment provides students with a truly enviable study experience.

Graduate opportunities

Graduates of the University of Tasmania are working in Tasmania, Australia and throughout the world. The University of Tasmania qualifications are internationally recognised and significantly valued, providing University of Tasmania alumni with access to unlimited opportunities for success.