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Duration: 5 - 40 weeks
Levels: Pre-intermediate - Advanced
Commencement dates: 9 per year UTASAccess start dates
Designed for international students intending to enter an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of Tasmania, UTASAccess-Direct Entry provides an alternative English language pathway into the University.
Direct Entry students start at any of the available UTASAccess Levels (see link to UTASAccess entry requirements below) and achieve Direct Entry to UTAS by progressing through the levels to the successful completion of UTASAccess Level 7.
Entry Requirements for UTASAccess.
Within the multi-level UTASAccess structure lies rigorous academic content to help students acquire the necessary skills to undertake studies at the University of Tasmania. These skills are developed through learning tasks and assignments that reflect the conventions and standard of English expected at the tertiary level. Completion of Level 7 with the required pass marks satisfies the English language requirement into UTAS degrees.
Within the higher UTASAccess Levels, academic English ability and confidence develop through focus on:
Students are assessed on their academic language, research and study skills across the following areas:
On successful completion of Level 7 (that is, when students have met the minimum Direct Entry requirements for their chosen UTAS degree course, students receive a Certificate of Completion and a Transcript. English language entry requirements differ for certain undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees. If you would like to confirm the English language requirement for your intended degree program, please check the following information: http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/english-language-requirements. It is the responsibility of individual students to ensure awareness of the admission requirements for entry into intended courses of study.
Note in UTASAccess Levels 1-6, a pass mark of 60% or more (with no score below 50%) is required to progress to the next level. Both English and academic requirements apply for university course entry.
Authorised by the Director of Studies, Centre for University Pathways and Partnerships
26 February, 2014