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The College of Arts, Law and Education 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 that are an integral part of your learning experience. Opportunities that give you real-world skills, practical experiences, and perspective that employers are looking for, including:

  • Internships
  • Professional experience placements and fieldwork
  • Pro-bono / volunteering
  • International volunteering, internships and field-trips

The College also offers a range of study options to increase participation in tertiary study, such as flexible and online study, scholarships, alternate pathways, and a TCE student programs.

Our courses

Whether practical, conceptual or theoretical, out students develop the skills, experience and proficiency necessary to work and succeed within their chosen profession.

Discover the ideal course for your career: chose your preferred study area below. Each course is linked to its own page with more detailed information on the Courses & Units website.

Online Study

Studying a degree online offers the ultimate flexibility to study at a time that suits you and your lifestyle. We offer a variety of degree programs and majors that can be completed fully online.

  • Online: From full degree programs, to an increasing collection of majors 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 on-campus and online studies.

Online study in Arts, Education and Justice

Diploma of Family History

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We 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.

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Placements and Internships

The College of Arts, Law and Education offers opportunities for placements and internships to provide workplace and research experience in relevant specialised fields whilst studying.

Professional experience is an integral part of preparing for a profession in Education and Social Work, with opportunities also in Media, state parliament and public sector agencies in Politics and Policy, and a range of social justice and volunteering opportunities in Law.

Refer to our school discipline pages to find out more.

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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, Law and Education offers alternative entry pathways for the following 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 Humanities 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 Diploma of University Studies (Arts Specialisation) (21A) will assist you in achieving your goals.


There are two pathway options available to students wanting to enter an Initial Teacher Education degree program that will enable registration and a career in the teaching profession.

An Associate Degree (Education Support) (42A) is the alternative pathway for students who do not meet entry requirements for their preferred degree.

A Diploma of University Studies (Education Specialisation) (21A) which includes Education units, could also be an alternative pathway for those who do not meet minimum ATAR or minimum qualification levels.

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Overseas Study

An overseas study program 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 and creating professional and life experiences. 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 2-week fieldtrip, a short-term summer program to a full semester (or two).

Find out more about Overseas Study opportunities

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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.

University Connections Program

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