Study with us
The College of Arts and Law provides an exciting diversity of specialist and interdisciplinary courses and units that encourage you to develop your academic, creative and physical skills through study and research.
As a student, you can enjoy study opportunities including international exchange, volunteering and internships – experiences that help you graduate with the type of skills and perspective employers are looking for.
Courses & units
Study with us — apply in one of our courses available at the College of Arts and Law listed below on our study theme pages, or on our school study pages .
Each course and unit is linked to its own page with more detailed information on the University of Tasmania Courses & Units website, including Major/Minors available within each course, and comprehensive lists of units available for study under each applicable Major/Minor.
Study opportunities & experiences
An Arts degree is the ultimate flexible university degree. You can study your degree at a time that suits you and your lifestyle. Choose to study full-time or part-time, or fast-track your degree with on-campus intensives. We offer a variety of majors and degree programs through:
- Online: a growing collection of majors and minors available to be completed online.
- Off-campus: programs that are offered wholly or partially off-campus.
- Intensive: programs that offer study over a few weeks – usually summer, winter or spring, and on campus.
- Mixed mode: a combination of internal and online studies.
As a student of the College of Arts and Law both the University and the College provide access to a variety of scholarships and bursaries at a University, College and Discipline level. The main application period begins in August, and closes on the 31st October the year prior to study commencing.
The College also offers a financial assistance program for students wishing to undertake In-Country Programs.
Placements and Internships
The College of Arts and Law offers opportunities for internships with the media, with state parliament and public sector agencies, and law through a range of social justice and volunteering opportunities, to provide workplace and research experience in relevant specialised fields whilst studying. Read more about our placements and internships for:
Don't meet the traditional entry requirements? The University of Tasmania aims to increase access and participation in tertiary education through providing alternate pathways and partnerships. The College of Arts and Law offers an alternative entry pathway into our undergraduate programs. The Arts pathway is a great introduction into university study, and can assist you in gaining the qualifications and experience you need for your chosen career.
This foundation year of study provides students with the skills and knowledge related to study the arts and social sciences, with additional support and guidance to help you succeed. Whether you intend to study a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Sciences or Bachelor of Social Work, completing this year of foundation study in Bachelor of General Studies (Arts Pathway) X3A will assist you in achieving your goals.
An overseas study program can include our In-Country Programs, international exchanges and other overseas opportunities through the College of Arts and Law. These opportunities can gives you the opportunity to experience different cultures, study languages, undertake work placement or internships, make new friends and explore the world while receiving credit toward your degree. It provides a 'total immersion' experience in a variety of study areas and locations. You can choose a program length that suits you, from a 1-week fieldtrip, a short-term summer program to a full semester (or two).
University Connections Program (UCP)
The University Connections Program enables eligible Year 11 and 12 students to undertake introductory level university units at the same time or in addition to their TCE studies.
Students can extend their TCE subject enrolment where the TCE subject curriculum closely aligns to a UTAS first year unit, or study full UTAS units.