Diploma of University Studies (21A)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Year, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2, Nursing Study Period 1
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Nursing Study Period 1
Cradle Coast
Semester 1, Semester 2, Nursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - Sydney
Nursing Study Period 1
Online
Semester 1, Semester 2

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

The Diploma of University Studies is designed as an alternative entry pathway to university study. In each specialisation, students study units which provide the skills and knowledge related to their intended degree and are provided with additional support to maximise their chances of success. Completion of the Diploma will provide achievement at Introductory level in up to five units.

Specialisations offered in the Diploma of University Studies are Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Health Science, Nursing Foundation Studies, Psychology, Science, and Social Work.

The course is offered full time or part time. Campus, semester and attendance mode availability varies by specialisation - please refer to individual specialisations below.

Key contacts

Current student enrolment questions and advice UConnect
Course CoordinatorDr Sarah Dempster

Students completing the Diploma of University Studies will meet the University’s General Entry Requirements and will have guaranteed entry into specified bachelor degrees (dependent on specialisation).

  • 1 Apply generic skills for academic purposes relevant to your field of study underpinned by principles of academic integrity
  • 2 Identify, analyse, and transmit knowledge and specialised skills by learning independently and collaboratively
  • 3 Express ideas and perspectives for academic purposes relevant to your field of study
  • 4 Demonstrate a scholarly approach to communication and problem-solving skills
  • Career outcomes

    The Diploma of University Studies is a pathway program for bachelor level study.

    Course structure

    Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Arts) requires 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising a combination of core units, choice units, and elective units.

    The Bachelor of Arts pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    3 x core units and 5 x discipline elective units

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for: • Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)• Reasoning about relative proportions…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 3

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its unique and complex nature. You will be introduced to Australian history, to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit teaches the fundamentals of good thinking. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to reason logically and well; how to identify and avoid common pitfalls of statistical reasoning in scientific and social contexts;…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select a minimum of three and a maximum of four of the following units:

    The shift from mass communication to mass self-communication is one of the most important shifts in recent human society. Mobile communication networks allow us to produce and share content like never before which is challenging and changing our notions of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Why are certain texts regarded as classics within the English literary canon and how do we encounter them today? This unit considers the importance of tradition to the ways we value, understand and circulate popular and literary texts. Students who…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    Launceston5 Week Session Nov
    OnlineSemester 2
    Online5 Week Session Nov

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces you to methods of close reading, formal analysis, and creative writing.¿We work on developing strategies to analyse literary texts and screen texts in detail, to break them down into their component parts, and explain how they work…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    Launceston5 Week Session Jun
    OnlineSemester 1
    Online5 Week Session Jun

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and debates about: (i) the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections); (ii) patterns of crime (measuring crime victims…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This is a foundational unit in Criminology. You will focus on criminological approaches to understanding crime and criminalisation. The unit will introduce various categories of crime (e.g. property crime and violent crime) and debates about what counts as crime and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Spanning over four centuries, from the Italian Renaissance in the late Middle Ages to the French Revolution in 1789, this unit explores the history of Early Modern Europe, a crucial period in shaping both Europe and the world we live…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit explores the first wave of globalisation that occurred in the long nineteenth century, between the Age of Revolution and the First World War. We explore how the world was transformed by the spread of industrialisation, nationalism, capitalism, imperialism,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This introduction to geography and environmental studies, KGA171 Global Geographies of Change integrates physical and social science inquiry. You study earth evolution, human development and their interaction, in light of questions about sustainability. You apply this knowledge to issues of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This foundation unit in Geography and Environmental Studies develops your knowledge of how people depend on nature, and how increasingly the conservation of nature depends on people. We will explore these relationships through a values lens: how nature is important…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In today’s information-rich world it is essential to be able to interpret and critically evaluate empirical and popular reports of psychological research, as well as research findings more broadly. We need to be able to recognise the characteristics of valid…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Human behaviour is not universal. Why do individuals behave the way they do? Lecture content will introduce and explore theoretical descriptions of individual differences such as personality and intelligence that can impact behaviour in a variety of contexts, as well…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select a maximum of one of the following units

    This unit explores Indigenous lived realities through an Indigenous lens. Using the theoretical concept of the lifeworld, the focus is the Palawa/Aboriginal People of Lutruwita/Tasmania but includes a comparative study of Noongar (WA) and Navajo (US) Peoples to demonstrate the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit explores Indigenous lived realities through an Indigenous lens. Using the theoretical concept of the lifeworld, the focus is the Palawa/Aboriginal People of lutruwita/Tasmania. Country is integral to Palawa knowledge and wellbeing, and core learnings are built around a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Justice Studies pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    7 x core units and 1 x discipline elective unit

    Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and debates about: (i) the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections); (ii) patterns of crime (measuring crime victims…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Emergency management is when our communities, the public sector (government agencies), the private sector (businesses) and the not-for-profit sector (charities) work together to strengthen society’s capacity to withstand, plan for, respond to and recover from disasters. This unit will provide…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for: • Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)• Reasoning about relative proportions…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 3

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its unique and complex nature. You will be introduced to Australian history, to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit teaches the fundamentals of good thinking. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to reason logically and well; how to identify and avoid common pitfalls of statistical reasoning in scientific and social contexts;…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Media and Communication pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    5 x core units and 3 x discipline elective units

    This unit introduces you to the principles, practices and theories of public relations and places the profession in its societal and media contexts. You will become familiar with public relations writing and develop skills in gathering, organizing and presenting information.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The shift from mass communication to mass self-communication is one of the most important shifts in recent human society. Mobile communication networks allow us to produce and share content like never before which is challenging and changing our notions of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for: • Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)• Reasoning about relative proportions…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 3

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its unique and complex nature. You will be introduced to Australian history, to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit teaches the fundamentals of good thinking. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to reason logically and well; how to identify and avoid common pitfalls of statistical reasoning in scientific and social contexts;…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select two of the following units

    This unit introduces students to formal and industrial approaches of understanding cinematic, televisual and online screen cultures. It draws upon key theoretical concepts from screen studies – such as film aesthetics, narrative and genre theory – and there is a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    From the newsroom to the live stream, the news industry combines top-level communication skills with the ability to evaluate and synthesise knowledge for large audiences. In this unit, students are introduced to both the theoretical and practical dimensions of the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    We often hear that media industries are in decline. However, as this unit will demonstrate, we are actually observing a profound reshaping of traditional and emerging media industries. In this unit you will examine the history, evolution, and proliferation of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The ability to produce screen content is becoming increasingly valued in today's media environment. This unit introduces you to the key concepts, methods and practices of screen production. You will gain hands-on experience in filming and recording sound, editing, and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Business pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    4 x core units and 4 x discipline elective units

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces you to effective professional communication techniques and practices applicable to the workplace and study. You will learn about the foundations of communication, the various communication styles, professional etiquette, and different types of communication behaviours. A central focus…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select 4 of the following:

    Traditional economics portrays decision making as rational deliberation that computes optimal choices based on well-defined objectives and perfect information. In reality, limited information and cognition as well as certain features of the human psychology often result in decisions that deviate…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    BEA111 introduces the key concepts in economics, both microeconomics and macroeconomics. It demonstrates how these concepts can be used to describe and explain the decisions of businesses and individuals and their reactions to world events, social and economic change and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 1
    Cradle CoastAccelerated Study Period 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 1
    Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Finance is a discipline that deals with the sources and uses of money by individuals, businesses and governments. Financial institutions and markets are the structures through which individuals and organisations access finance. These institutions and markets are therefore an effective…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    BEA121 is the second of two foundation level economicsunits offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. Taken togetherwith BEA111 Principles of Economics 1, BEA121 provides you with a comprehensiveintroduction to macroeconomic theory and policy, and forms a strong…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    BEA140 is a foundation unit in business statistics and the mathematics of finance, and is a core unit in the Bachelor of Economics (BEc) and Bachelor of Business (BBus) degrees. It is also a nominated elective in a wide range…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 2
    Cradle CoastAccelerated Study Period 2
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 2
    Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit will help you understand the role that accounting plays in providing accountability. We move beyond introductory accounting and explore the important role that accounting has in organisations, society and the environment. After completing this unit, you will have…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 1
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 2
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 3
    Cradle CoastAccelerated Study Period 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 1
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 2
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 3
    Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit is a compulsory unit in the accounting major and is an important pre- requisite for second and third-year units.In this unit you will consider the fundamental principles that underpin accounting, the role that accounting plays in decision making…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 2
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 3
    Cradle CoastAccelerated Study Period 2
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 2
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 3

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit will introduce you to the major concepts and analytical tools used in the theory and practice of financial management in a business organization. It is designed to provide you with an understanding of:• The basis of finance concepts…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit provides students with an introduction to management concepts, functions and strategies. The unit outlines the key functions of management. The unit then explores the context surrounding management functioning, including an analysis of the broad environment in which organisations…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 1
    Cradle CoastAccelerated Study Period 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The principal aim of the unit is to provide an overview of the fields of HumanResources (HR), and Industrial Relations (IR) by providing the underpinningknowledge and developing an understanding of core theoretical principles and modelsof Human Resource Management (HRM). Students…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 3
    Cradle CoastAccelerated Study Period 3
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 3
    Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Marketing is the practice of managing an organisation's market offerings to create value-laden customer exchanges. Adopting a market orientation means organisations allow their marketing practices to be responsive to opportunities, and threats presented in the business environment. This responsiveness enables…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 2
    LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 3
    Cradle CoastAccelerated Study Period 2
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 2
    OnlineAccelerated Study Period 3
    Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Education) requires 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    A minimum of 6 x core units and a maximum of 2 x discipline elective units 

    Select one of the following:

    The Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    7 x core units and 1 x discipline elective unit

    This unit introduces you to the study of teaching as a profession and provides opportunities for you to critically examine the nature of teachers’ work. Through reflecting on your past educational experiences and dispositions (that is, your attitudes and beliefs)…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This introductory unit prepares educators from a variety of disciplines to meet the maturational needs of diverse learners by providing a foundational base of knowledge regarding physical and cognitive development from conception through adulthood, with an emphasis on early childhood…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineSummer school

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Do you know how you learn best? Do you know what skills you will need to be successful in your university studies? Academic literacies are the skills that you need to engage successfully with higher education, and this is a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    XAB084 Introductory Scientific Principles is designed to give you the fundamental foundation knowledge in both theoretical and practical science. The unit will introduce you to the importance of engaging with scientific thinking and reasoning, methodology, precision and accuracy in measurement,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for: • Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)• Reasoning about relative proportions…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 3

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    The aim of this unit is to equip you with the knowledge and ability todesign and implement training programs for a range of populationswith varying health and fitness goals. This unit will cover modulesincorporating professionalism and safety in educationalenvironments, fitness…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Physical activity plays an important role in contemporary Australian society, with the learning of skills and techniques essential for effective participation, teaching and coaching. Whatever your area of interest, it is important that you have knowledge and skills that enable…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Education (Primary) pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    6 x core units, 2 x discipline elective units

    This unit introduces you to the study of teaching as a profession and provides opportunities for you to critically examine the nature of teachers’ work. Through reflecting on your past educational experiences and dispositions (that is, your attitudes and beliefs)…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This introductory unit prepares educators from a variety of disciplines to meet the maturational needs of diverse learners by providing a foundational base of knowledge regarding physical and cognitive development from conception through adulthood, with an emphasis on early childhood…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineSummer school

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Do you know how you learn best? Do you know what skills you will need to be successful in your university studies? Academic literacies are the skills that you need to engage successfully with higher education, and this is a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for: • Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)• Reasoning about relative proportions…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 3

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its unique and complex nature. You will be introduced to Australian history, to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit teaches the fundamentals of good thinking. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to reason logically and well; how to identify and avoid common pitfalls of statistical reasoning in scientific and social contexts;…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem-solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure, methods…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    XAB084 Introductory Scientific Principles is designed to give you the fundamental foundation knowledge in both theoretical and practical science. The unit will introduce you to the importance of engaging with scientific thinking and reasoning, methodology, precision and accuracy in measurement,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    This unit offers an introduction to curriculum frameworks and the associated range of pedagogies involved in teaching and learning. Curriculum documents are not value-neutral; they are constructed by people who have particular viewpoints, perspectives and ideologies about education and schooling,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This is the first of three English units you will undertake in the B.Ed. degree. The foundations of English are explored in two key modules, with the first focusing on the nature of language, culture, and how young people learn…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSummer school

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Maritime Engineering pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    8 x core units

    This unit aims to introduce students to the professional practice of engineering (including ongoing learning, ethics and safety) and develops skills in technical writing, engineering drawings, engineering design process, and project management techniques. Students will apply this knowledge to work…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem-solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure, methods…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem-solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure, methods…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit will provide students with an overview of programming and its role in problem-solving, and strategies for designing solutions to programming problems with reference to the Java programming language. Beginning with the fundamental characteristics of computers and how they…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Mathematics, equipped with the powerful tools logic and reasoning, is the key ingredient that enriches all areas of education. A sound knowledge inmathematics not only opens up numerous carrier options, but also helps to understand the world in which one…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Mathematics, equipped with the powerful tools logic and reasoning, is the key ingredient that enriches all areas of education. A sound knowledge in mathematics not only opens up numerous career options, but also helps to understand the world in which…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    Hobart5 Week Session Jan A
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Launceston5 Week Session Jan A
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    Cradle Coast5 Week Session Jan A
    Online5 Week Session Jan A

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This subject aims to provide students with an understanding of basic physical concepts in classical mechanics. Understanding of motion, force, energy and momentum is instrumental to the study of other key areas of physics, such as: mechanics, electric and magnetic…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    Hobart5 Week Session Jan A
    Launceston5 Week Session Jan A
    Cradle Coast5 Week Session Jan A
    Online5 Week Session Jan A

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Nutrition, Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, and Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine pathways require the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    7 x core units and 1 x discipline elective unit

    This unit introduces the determinants of health and wellbeing including lifestyle factors. Students are introduced to the types of measures that are used in reporting health information and the ways in which this information is presented and utilised. Students will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit is designed to introduce students to human cells and tissues and the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, defence, musculoskeletal and neuroendocrine systems in the human body. The unit will include: (a) the basic facts and concepts relating…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartHealth Study Period 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonHealth Study Period 1
    Cradle CoastHealth Study Period 1
    Rozelle - SydneyHealth Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit is designed to introduce you to the anatomy and physiology of the reproductive, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, and digestive systems of the human body. The regulation of body temperature will also be studied in the unit. The unit will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    HobartHealth Study Period 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    LauncestonHealth Study Period 2
    Cradle CoastHealth Study Period 2
    Rozelle - SydneyHealth Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit can provide you with an introduction to chemical principles sufficient to be used as a pre-requisite for first Year chemistry units that are part of a chemistry major at the University of Tasmania. It is not designed to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    Online5 Week Session Jan A

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    Undertaking medical research requires a range of skills and knowledge related to the ways information is generated, evaluated and communicated. Processes like peer review and open evaluation are essential to ensure that the knowledge underpinning medicine, health care and medical…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit sets the foundation for the study of food and its components. It will describe the role and function of macro and micronutrients essential for human health, their digestion and absorption, and relevance for the health of populations and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Nursing pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    8 x core units

    Concepts of Nursing 1 centres on the foundational knowledge and skills relating to professionalism, practising in the discipline of nursing and being part of a regulated profession. The Standards and Codes that regulate nursing practice and the broad professional, discipline…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartNursing Study Period 1
    LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
    Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
    Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Foundations of Nursing 1 introduces you to the foundational knowledge and skills required of registered nurses by examining a person-centred approach to nursing care from two different perspectives. The first and second modules focus on comfort and hygiene and explores…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartNursing Study Period 1
    LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
    Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
    Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    You will be introduced to primary health care philosophy and practices, with emphasis on working with individuals, groups and communities to promote and maintain optimum health. Health promotion principles, practices and contemporary research are introduced. Health and health care are…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartNursing Study Period 1
    HobartNursing Study Period 3
    LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
    LauncestonNursing Study Period 3
    Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
    Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 3
    Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Foundations of Nursing 2 builds on key concepts introduced in Foundations of Nursing 1. Within this unit you will continue to develop your understanding of major body systems across the lifespan. You will also advance your understanding of the clinical…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartNursing Study Period 2
    LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
    Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
    Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides you with foundation level knowledge in bioscience. You will be introduced to the main function of key body systems and how these systems interact to maintain homeostasis. In addition, you will explore biological function at the chemical…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for: • Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)• Reasoning about relative proportions…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 3

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Psychological Science pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    8 x core units

    In today’s information-rich world it is essential to be able to interpret and critically evaluate empirical and popular reports of psychological research, as well as research findings more broadly. We need to be able to recognise the characteristics of valid…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Brain and Behaviour provides an introduction to key topics in psychology with an emphasis on their biological basis. Topics include biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning, motivation, emotion, human development, language, and states of consciousness. Key theories and related research…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Human behaviour is not universal. Why do individuals behave the way they do? Lecture content will introduce and explore theoretical descriptions of individual differences such as personality and intelligence that can impact behaviour in a variety of contexts, as well…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    How do humans perceive the world around them, learn, and make decisions? Under what conditions do we do these things well? When and why do things go a bit “pear-shaped”? How can we be better? This unit introduces the study…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    XAB084 Introductory Scientific Principles is designed to give you the fundamental foundation knowledge in both theoretical and practical science. The unit will introduce you to the importance of engaging with scientific thinking and reasoning, methodology, precision and accuracy in measurement,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for: • Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)• Reasoning about relative proportions…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 3

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Science) requires 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    A combination of core units, and discipline elective units

    The Bachelor of Agricultural Science pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    7 x core units and 1 x discipline elective unit

    Approximately two thirds of Australia's agricultural commodities are exported each year, generating $50 billion. This unit provides an understanding of historical developments, current status and future opportunities and challenges of the dominant agricultural and horticultural industries in Tasmania and Australia.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit explores human population growth and the impending global food crisis by introducing agriculture as a managed ecosystem, from the earliest shifting cultivation systems to the most intensive systems currently practiced today. The ecological, economic and social sustainability of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    XAB084 Introductory Scientific Principles is designed to give you the fundamental foundation knowledge in both theoretical and practical science. The unit will introduce you to the importance of engaging with scientific thinking and reasoning, methodology, precision and accuracy in measurement,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    Data Handling and Statistics 1 is the first of three applied statistics units offered by the School of Natural Sciences (Mathematics). Statistics is the science of decision making, and as such forms a key foundation of any scientific research. This…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    7 x core units, 1 x discipline elective unit

    This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem-solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure, methods…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem-solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure, methods…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit will provide students with an overview of programming and its role in problem-solving, and strategies for designing solutions to programming problems with reference to the Java programming language. Beginning with the fundamental characteristics of computers and how they…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit will explain the relationship between data, information, and knowledge and introduce several different methods/tools for managing, storing, securing, modelling, visualising, and analysing data. This unit will provide an understanding of how data can be manipulated to meet the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    An undergraduate student needs to acquire an understanding of the vast and diverse nature of the ICT industry to plan and manage a successful career. Students develop awareness of the skills, attributes, qualities and values required of ICT professionals. Students…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    An undergraduate student needs to acquire an understanding of the vast and diverse nature of the ICT industry to plan and manage a successful career. Students develop awareness of the skills, attributes, qualities and values required of ICT professionals. Students…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces students to fundamentals of distributed networked environments, primarily focusing on wired networks but students will examine some of the different approaches in wireless networks. It provides knowledge of internetworking standards and understanding of the networking architecture, technology…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    Mathematics, equipped with the powerful tools logic and reasoning, is the key ingredient that enriches all areas of education. A sound knowledge inmathematics not only opens up numerous carrier options, but also helps to understand the world in which one…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    8 x core units

    Data Handling and Statistics 1 is the first of three applied statistics units offered by the School of Natural Sciences (Mathematics). Statistics is the science of decision making, and as such forms a key foundation of any scientific research. This…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    KSA101 will provide a background to the science and management of the seas with focus on Antarctic and Southern Ocean. On the completion of this unit, students will demonstrate a knowledge and comprehension of the contemporary issues facing Antarctic, marine…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces students to the science disciplines underpinning the study of marine and Antarctic environments and the application of science to solve problems in marine and Antarctic disciplines. It provides the foundational skills and knowledge for students in the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides an introduction to the processing, visualization, analysis and interpretation of spatial marine, oceanographic and Antarctic datasets and the programming tools needed to work with them. This unit will focus on marine and ocean specific spatial data using…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    KZA161 Biology of Animals provides an introduction to the scientific study of animals. Students are introduced to animal diversity through studying the major invertebrate and vertebrate phyla with an emphasis on Australian examples. We consider the structural and functional characteristics…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    XAB084 Introductory Scientific Principles is designed to give you the fundamental foundation knowledge in both theoretical and practical science. The unit will introduce you to the importance of engaging with scientific thinking and reasoning, methodology, precision and accuracy in measurement,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    6 x core units and 2 x discipline elective units

    This introduction to geography and environmental studies, KGA171 Global Geographies of Change integrates physical and social science inquiry. You study earth evolution, human development and their interaction, in light of questions about sustainability. You apply this knowledge to issues of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This foundation unit in Geography and Environmental Studies develops your knowledge of how people depend on nature, and how increasingly the conservation of nature depends on people. We will explore these relationships through a values lens: how nature is important…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit presents a series of lectures and associated practical classes introducing fundamental concepts in ecology of both plants and animals. It also introduces behavioural and evolutionary ecology and experimental methods. There is a strong emphasis placed on developing skills…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    XAB084 Introductory Scientific Principles is designed to give you the fundamental foundation knowledge in both theoretical and practical science. The unit will introduce you to the importance of engaging with scientific thinking and reasoning, methodology, precision and accuracy in measurement,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    Data Handling and Statistics 1 is the first of three applied statistics units offered by the School of Natural Sciences (Mathematics). Statistics is the science of decision making, and as such forms a key foundation of any scientific research. This…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one of the following units:

    The unit explores human population growth and the impending global food crisis by introducing agriculture as a managed ecosystem, from the earliest shifting cultivation systems to the most intensive systems currently practiced today. The ecological, economic and social sustainability of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    KSA101 will provide a background to the science and management of the seas with focus on Antarctic and Southern Ocean. On the completion of this unit, students will demonstrate a knowledge and comprehension of the contemporary issues facing Antarctic, marine…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Bachelor of Science pathway requires the completion of 8 x 12.5 credit point units comprising:

    2 x core units, 6 x discipline elective units

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select four of the following:
    Select two of the following units:

    This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem-solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure, methods…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Mathematics, equipped with the powerful tools logic and reasoning, is the key ingredient that enriches all areas of education. A sound knowledge inmathematics not only opens up numerous carrier options, but also helps to understand the world in which one…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Mathematics, equipped with the powerful tools logic and reasoning, is the key ingredient that enriches all areas of education. A sound knowledge in mathematics not only opens up numerous career options, but also helps to understand the world in which…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    Hobart5 Week Session Jan A
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Launceston5 Week Session Jan A
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    Cradle Coast5 Week Session Jan A
    Online5 Week Session Jan A

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    XAB084 Introductory Scientific Principles is designed to give you the fundamental foundation knowledge in both theoretical and practical science. The unit will introduce you to the importance of engaging with scientific thinking and reasoning, methodology, precision and accuracy in measurement,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select four of the following units:

    Planet Earth is our home planet. It is the Goldilocks planet and the only one in our solar system that is habitable. In our lectures, we will explore our planet in time and space. Together we will examine the processes…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit provides a broad understanding of the dynamic processes that are active at and near the surface of the Earth and is suitable for general science and arts students with an interest in the geological sciences. KEA102 is a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This introduction to geography and environmental studies, KGA171 Global Geographies of Change integrates physical and social science inquiry. You study earth evolution, human development and their interaction, in light of questions about sustainability. You apply this knowledge to issues of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This foundation unit in Geography and Environmental Studies develops your knowledge of how people depend on nature, and how increasingly the conservation of nature depends on people. We will explore these relationships through a values lens: how nature is important…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit will provide students with an overview of programming and its role in problem-solving, and strategies for designing solutions to programming problems with reference to the Java programming language. Beginning with the fundamental characteristics of computers and how they…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Approximately two thirds of Australia's agricultural commodities are exported each year, generating $50 billion. This unit provides an understanding of historical developments, current status and future opportunities and challenges of the dominant agricultural and horticultural industries in Tasmania and Australia.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Data Handling and Statistics 1 is the first of three applied statistics units offered by the School of Natural Sciences (Mathematics). Statistics is the science of decision making, and as such forms a key foundation of any scientific research. This…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Biology of Plants is a 1st year core unit for students specialising in plant science, agricultural science, and marine science. In Biology of Plants we introduce you to the origin, diversity, structure and internal processes of plants. In lectures and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit presents a series of lectures and associated practical classes introducing fundamental concepts in ecology of both plants and animals. It also introduces behavioural and evolutionary ecology and experimental methods. There is a strong emphasis placed on developing skills…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Cell Biology, Genetics & Evolution is a core first year unit for BSc students majoring in Plant Science and important for any student studying Biological Sciences. Cell biology, genetics and evolution are fundamental to an understanding of the processes of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit can provide you with an introduction to chemical principles sufficient to be used as a pre-requisite for first Year chemistry units that are part of a chemistry major at the University of Tasmania. It is not designed to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    Online5 Week Session Jan A

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Sustainable marine food production introduces students to core principles, industry practices and current technologies that underpin site selection, production and harvest of major seafood species. The unit explores biology and behaviour and their importance in the development of production technologies,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    KZA161 Biology of Animals provides an introduction to the scientific study of animals. Students are introduced to animal diversity through studying the major invertebrate and vertebrate phyla with an emphasis on Australian examples. We consider the structural and functional characteristics…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In today’s information-rich world it is essential to be able to interpret and critically evaluate empirical and popular reports of psychological research, as well as research findings more broadly. We need to be able to recognise the characteristics of valid…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Human behaviour is not universal. Why do individuals behave the way they do? Lecture content will introduce and explore theoretical descriptions of individual differences such as personality and intelligence that can impact behaviour in a variety of contexts, as well…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Social Work pathway requires the completion of 100 credit points (8 x 12.5 credit point units) comprising:

    7 Core units
    - 1
     Discipline Elective unit

    Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces you to the foundations of social work practice in human service organisations. You will develop critical analytical skills to explore historical and contemporary inequalities of power and privilege based on, for example, race, gender, sexuality, geographic location…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit explores Indigenous lived realities through an Indigenous lens. Using the theoretical concept of the lifeworld, the focus is the Palawa/Aboriginal People of Lutruwita/Tasmania but includes a comparative study of Noongar (WA) and Navajo (US) Peoples to demonstrate the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Human behaviour is not universal. Why do individuals behave the way they do? Lecture content will introduce and explore theoretical descriptions of individual differences such as personality and intelligence that can impact behaviour in a variety of contexts, as well…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for: • Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)• Reasoning about relative proportions…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineNursing Study Period 3

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its unique and complex nature. You will be introduced to Australian history, to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit teaches the fundamentals of good thinking. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to reason logically and well; how to identify and avoid common pitfalls of statistical reasoning in scientific and social contexts;…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Entry requirements

    We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you’re not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, the UTAS admissions team will work with you to find the best pathway option. DOMESTIC APPLICANTS Domestic Applicants who have recently completed secondary education - Completed the TCE (or equivalent) Domestic Applicants with higher education study - Completed at least one undergraduate unit (equivalent to 12.5 UTAS credit points). - Completed a minimum of four University Preparation Program units (equivalent to 50 UTAS credit points). Domestic Applicants with VET / TAFE study - A completed VET Certificate III or higher, Domestic Applicants with work and life experience: If you have not successfully completed senior secondary, tertiary or TAFE/VET study, but have relevant work and life experience you can complete a personal competency statement. You may be eligible for an offer if you have work and life experiences that demonstrate a capacity to succeed in this course. Additional Requirements for Nursing Foundation Studies Stream Please do not apply for this stream directly. Please apply for the Bachelor of Nursing (H3N). If you are not eligible for a place in the Bachelor of Nursing you will automatically be considered for a place in the Diploma of University Studies. All students entering the Nursing Foundation Studies Stream must either: • Declare that English is your primary language (the language primarily used for reading, writing, listening, and speaking and the language known best and most comfortable with); OR • Provide evidence of achieving an IELTS result of 6.5 in all bands (or equivalent in a recognised English test) This requirement is in place to ensure you are able to meet the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council English language requirements on entry to the Bachelor of Nursing. If you do not have English as your primary language you must provide evidence of achieving an IELTS result of 7.0 in all bands (or equivalent in a recognised English test) on entry to the Bachelor of Nursing. Entry quotas exist for the Nursing Foundation Studies Stream for all campuses. Applicants will be ranked by academic merit and offers made based on the number of places available. 2021 is the first year in which the Nursing Foundation Studies Stream will be offered so there is no historical ATAR or selection rank information available. If you are not eligible for a place in the Nursing Foundation Studies Stream we will contact you to discuss alternative course options. Prerequisites Applicants for the Engineering specialisation must have prior studies and experience equivalent to a satisfactory achievement in Tasmanian Secondary General Mathematics – Foundation (MGT215114) or higher. If you have not met this prerequisite, you may be made an alternative offer for the Science specialisation. SPECIAL CONSIDERATION If your ability to access or participate in education has been affected by circumstances beyond your control, you can apply for special consideration as part of your application. We will consider a range of factors for special consideration, including economic hardship, a serious medical condition or disability. We can only approve applications for special consideration where we are confident that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in your studies. If your application is not approved, the UTAS admissions team will work with you to find the best alternative pathway to your chosen course. Special consideration is not available for international applicants. INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS this course is currently not offered to international students

    Passes in units in other incomplete courses in this University or another approved tertiary institution (or other approved professional examining body) may be credited towards the Diploma, with a course plan developed to detail the units required by the student to qualify for the Diploma. The maximum credit granted will be in accordance with the limits as stated in Rule 6 Admission, Assessment and Student Progress.

    The following courses are articulation points for each Diploma of University Studies (21A) pathway: Diploma of University Studies (Arts): Articulation Pathway (100 credit point advanced standing into the following Bachelor courses) - Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Justice Studies - Bachelor of Media and Communication Diploma of University Studies (Business): Articulation Pathway (100 credit point advanced standing into the following Bachelor course) - Bachelor of Business Diploma of University Studies (Education): Foundation Pathway (50 credit point advanced standing into the following Bachelor courses) - Bachelor of Education (Primary) - Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) Diploma of University Studies (Engineering): Foundation Pathway (37.5 credit point advanced standing into the following Bachelor courses) - Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Maritime Engineering Diploma of University Studies (Nursing Foundation Studies): Foundation Pathway (50 credit point advanced standing into the following Bachelor course) - Bachelor of Nursing Diploma of University Studies (Health Science): Articulation Pathway (100 credit point advanced standing into the following Bachelor courses) - Bachelor of Nutrition Science - Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science - Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine Diploma of University Studies (Psychology): Articulation Pathway (100 credit point advanced standing into the following Bachelor course) - Bachelor of Psychological Science Diploma of University Studies (Science): Articulation Pathway (100 credit point advanced standing into the following Bachelor courses) - Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Agricultural Science - Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology - Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science - Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Diploma of University Studies (Social Work) Foundation Pathway (50 credit point advanced standing into the following Bachelor course) - Bachelor of Social Work

    Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Commonwealth supported places (CSP)

    Domestic undergraduate students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place in this course. If you are offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are substantially subsidised by the Australian Government, and you will only be required to pay the student contribution amount for each unit.

    You may be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. This means you can pay your tuition fees later once you start earning above a specific threshold. For more information, please refer to the Study Assist website.

    The student contribution amount for each unit of study is based on its discipline area. Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study, this means that amounts will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

    Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    International students

    International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

    Scholarships

    For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.


    If you commenced the course in 2021 or later:

    A waiver will be provided for the XAB coded foundation units under the following Diploma of University Studies specialisations (those which do not offer a full articulation pathway):

    • Education
    • Engineering
    • Nursing Foundation Studies
    • Social Work

    If you commenced the course prior to 2021, the 2020 arrangements will apply.

    Fees for foundation units offered by other colleges (non-XAB coded units) may also be waived, depending on the college.

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    Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

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    Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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