top General Information


Street:Private Bag 51



Post Code:7001


Other Sites

Campuses in Sandy Bay (Hobart), Newnham (Launceston) and Cradle Coast (Burnie).

Institution Funding



Founded 1890 as University of Tasmania in Hobart, amalgamated with Tasmanian State Institute of Technology in Launceston to form new University 1991.

Academic Year

February to November (February-June; July-November)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent, or previous tertiary studies in another tertiary institution



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Peter Rathjen

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

top Divisions

College : Australian Maritime College

Fields of study:Aquaculture, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marine Transport, Nautical Science, Naval Architecture, Transport Management

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Classical Languages, European Studies, Furniture Design, Gender Studies, Geography, Latin, Medieval Studies, Political Sciences, Sculpture

Faculty : Business and Economics

Fields of study:Business Administration, Economics, Hotel Management, Tourism

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Science Education, Secondary Education

Faculty : Health

Fields of study:Biomedicine, Health Administration, Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology, Public Health, Radiology

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Law

Faculty : Science, Engineering and Technology

Fields of study:Agriculture, Architecture, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Furniture Design, Geography, Geology, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Physics, Plant Pathology, Psychology, Science Education, Surveying and Mapping, Zoology

Institute : Marine and Antarctic Studies

Fields of study:Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography

top Degrees

Bachelor Degree

Bachelor Honours Degree

Graduate Certificate/Diploma

Master Degree

Doctoral Degree

Updated on 25-03-2014