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When you’re choosing a university, you want to know you’re going to be getting a world-class education. The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is Australia’s fourth oldest university and has the teaching and research.

World-class education

The University of Tasmania’s current rankings place us among the world’s best universities.

The prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016 has us ranked in the top 300 universities in the world.

We are Australia’s premier university for teaching excellence, receiving more teaching awards than any other Australian university in the Australian Government Office of Learning and Teaching awards in 2015.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 has placed the University amongst the best in the world for a range of disciplines. The latest results reflect our growing level of accomplishment and expertise as a world-leader in Earth and Marine Science, ranking in the top 50 institutions in the world. The University has also demonstrated excellent performance in Agriculture and Forestry, placing in the top 100 in the world, and in Art and Design, coming in amongst the top 150 institutions globally. Another six disciplines were highly ranked, including Environmental Sciences, Law, Sociology, Education, Medicine and Biological Sciences.

World-class research

The University’s rich portfolio of research excellence across a broad range of subjects has been highlighted by the Australian Government in the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia results.

In the same assessment, we have received an impressive 86 percent of our research activity was rated ‘at or above world standard’, securing our place as head of the nation in geomatic engineering research, fisheries sciences, and journalism and professional writing.

Students and researchers are also able to take advantage of more than 400 industry partnerships and collaborations in more than 117 nations around the world.

Have you considered a career in research? The University of Tasmania offers numerous higher degrees by research including Masters of Research, Doctorates of Philosophy and Professional Doctorates. We also have a range of pre-approved PhD topics available and a range of international scholarship options.

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