Overview  2020

Entry Requirements

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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.


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 University Preparation Program (UPP) is a flexibly delivered enabling program. The course is designed to provide adult learners with academic learning skills and the confidence and personal skills needed to succeed at University. Successful completion of UPP enables students to meet the general admission requirements for undergraduate degree courses offered by the University of Tasmania.

For more information about UPP, please refer to the UPP Information Booklet (PDF 2.3MB).

UPP provides an opportunity for students to establish, revise, and upgrade skills relevant to higher education study in the current academic environment.


  1. Apply knowledge of structures and systems to successfully negotiate the university environment
  2. Demonstrate generic skills for academic purposes including academic writing (essays, reports, reflections), research and information management, critical reading, oral presentations and IT
  3. Find, acquire, evaluate, manage and use relevant information in a range of media.


  1. Apply principles of academic integrity
  2. Behave in a tolerant and inclusive manner


  1. Identify, evaluate and implement learning strategies to learn independently and cooperatively
  2. Communicate ideas to others in both written and oral forms as appropriate for commencing study in an undergraduate degree
  3. Apply critical thinking skills as appropriate for commencing study in an undergraduate degree

Course structure

Entry requirements

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

International students

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


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

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