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Study Tours

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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
    & More …..

Study Tour Options include:

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

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

Combined: where 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)

Bridestowe Estate; Tourism Tasmania; photographer: Dan Fellow
Location:UTAS English Language Centre (Hobart and Launceston)Study Tours Brochure
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.


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

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