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Study Tours

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During COVID-related border closures, our study tour options are also available online

Our Study Tour programs offer participants from international universities, government bodies and other organisations an opportunity to study English and enjoy the many opportunities to explore Tasmania and experience its famous lifestyle.

The University of Tasmania has been delivering these programs since 1995 and enjoys a solid reputation for presenting high-quality, customised learning experiences.  Our programs are designed to meet group needs and target the improvement of language, academic and communication skills and the enhancement of personal development through the experience of studying and living abroad.

We provide a comprehensive and supportive service to ensure a rewarding student experience that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Welcome on arrival
  • Choice of accommodation options – assistance with accommodation placement
  • A host of exciting cultural, tourist and fun leisure activities to complement your program.
  • Group transfers
  • Information packages
  • Orientation and full support
  • Access to campus facilities
  • Student card
  • Completion Certificate

Study Tour Options include:

Stand-alone:  Content is custom – designed to meet the needs of your group.

Integrated: Your students can join English classes with other students from around the world.

Combined:   Both stand-alone and integrated classes are available within a single program.  (Conditions apply)

UTAS Access-English
This is an integrated program where your students will be placed in a class with other international students of similar ability.  Participants develop English skills and everyday communication.  Programs are taught over a 5 week period of which there are 7 levels.  The program dates are fixed.

General English

A general English program that enables participants to develop and improve communication and conversations skills for everyday situations. This program is available to students with skills from beginner to advanced levels.

English & Australian Culture

Participating groups develop English skills while learning about Australian culture, customs and colloquial language.

English By Nature

Experience and learn about Tasmania’s stunning natural environment through themed excursions and classes on conservation, tourism, recreation and fresh food. Launceston campus only.

A Taste of Tasmania

This 1- 2 week program is aimed at adults who would like to learn some functional English that can be practised in the afternoons and during excursions and tours of Hobart and its surrounds.

Discover UTAS, Tasmania and English

A short, one-week program designed for parents of UTAS students or those considering UTAS and Tasmania as a study destination. Discover English at the ELC and be part of selected tours that   highlight the beautiful environment that is unique to Tasmania.

TESOL  -  Professional development

Providing tailored professional development for teachers, participants build English proficiency, confidence and transferable teaching skills.

Maritime English

The Maritime English program provides authentic content and experiences related to maritime industry-specific communications. Includes delivery from the Australian Maritime College.
Launceston Campus only.

English for Business

This program provides a platform for future work or study. You will learn to communicate effectively in business situations.

English for Tourism & Hospitality

Aimed at those who want to work in the tourism and hospitality sectors, this program will develop participant’s practical and communicative skills through a variety of applied tasks, interactions with industry personnel and site visits. (minimum IELTS 4.5+ required)

Online course: English By Nature: Tasmania’s : Unique Wildlife and Environment

ABOUT THIS COURSE

You will learn about Tasmania’s unique wildlife and diverse natural environment whilst increasing your knowledge and use of the English Language. Wildlife conservation and biodiversity will be explored.

Contact us to customise your course dates
Delivery online (Zoom)
Duration 20 hours*
English Level Requirement: IELTS 5 (Speaking and Listening) or equivalent
$330.00AUD per Registration (Inclusive $60 administration fee)
Maxium number of participants:12

*Over 2 weeks Monday – Friday Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) currently set at 12:30pm

HOW YOU WILL LEARN

Synchronous learning
You will be guided by your teachers to the conclusion of the course using a range of texts, adapted media and materials including newspaper, web, quizzes and a variety of group activities. This course requires active participation.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • New vocabulary and grammar structures
  • How to effectively participate in discussions
  • How to develop a written report
  • How to deliver an effective presentation

END OF COURSE

Complete all sections of the course to receive a Certificate of Achievement.

ASSESSMENT

You will need to complete short homework tasks and make a final presentation.

TIMETABLE

UNIT 1
Introduction to wildlife

4hrs

UNIT 2
Habitat, and wilderness values

4hrs

UNIT 3
Maintaining Ecological diversity

4hrs

UNIT 4
Innovative solutions to conservation

4hrs

UNIT 5
Presentations practice and delivery

4hrs



ENQUIRE

Email: Study.Tour@utas.edu.au

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These Terms and Conditions, which may be modified from time to time, apply to the registration and participation in an English Language Study Tours Online Short Course offered by the University of Tasmania (UTAS). By completing a registration application, the student-applicant acknowledges that they have read, understood, and agree to the Terms and Conditions, which are set out below.

Online course: English By Nature: From the Land, Tasmania's Farms and Produce

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Develop your English language skills while learning about the unique agricultural produce of Tasmania. You will explore various themes and learn of local and seasonal produce as well as innovations in the island’s food economy and more.

Contact us to customise your course dates
Delivery online (Zoom)
Duration 20 hours*
English Level Requirement: IELTS 5 (Speaking and Listening) or equivalent
$330.00AUD per Registration (Inclusive $60 administration fee)
Maxium number of participants:12

*Over 2 weeks Monday – Friday Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) currently set at 12:30pm

HOW YOU WILL LEARN

Synchronous learning
A range of texts adapted media and materials (newspaper, web) quizzes and group activities. You will be guided by our teachers to the conclusion of the course. This course requires active participation.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Develop confidence using new vocabulary and grammar structures
  • How to effectively participate in discussions on a particular topic focus
  • How to apply good speaking skills to deliver an effective presentation
  • How to produce a successful written article

END OF COURSE

Complete all sections of the course to receive a Certificate of Achievement.

ASSESSMENT

You will need to complete short homework tasks and make a final presentation.

TIMETABLE

UNIT 1
Tasmania’s Unique Brand

4hrs

UNIT 2
Meet the producers on the farm

4hrs

UNIT 3
GMO and Organic

4hrs

UNIT 4
In the Orchard

4hrs

UNIT 5
Presentations practice and delivery

4hrs



ENQUIRE

Email: Study.Tour@utas.edu.au

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These Terms and Conditions, which may be modified from time to time, apply to the registration and participation in an English Language Study Tours Online Short Course offered by the University of Tasmania (UTAS). By completing a registration application, the student-applicant acknowledges that they have read, understood, and agree to the Terms and Conditions, which are set out below.

Bridestowe Estate; Tourism Tasmania; photographer: Dan Fellow
Location: UTAS English Language Centre (Hobart and Launceston)
Times: Our customised programs are available throughout the academic year, with classes held during Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).
Course length:

Customised to suit your group (generally 4-12 weeks)Study Tours are not available as a principle course for student visa holders.

Participants:

Any group of students, staff or employees (participants must be at least 18 years of age)

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For more information about tailoring a program to meet your needs, please contact the Study Tour office,  
Email:   Study.Tour@utas.edu.au orTel: +61 03 6226 2588

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