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Admission requirements

Learn all about our general entry requirements, as well as alternate pathways to university.

Before you begin your application, please check that you meet the relevant entry requirements. If you don’t meet these requirements, we have a number of pathway programs available. These programs will prepare you for university and help you transition into the course you’re interested in.

If you need any help with your application, please contact us.

As part of your application, you may be asked to provide supporting documentation. This will happen if you’re applying for a postgraduate course, or if you need additional evidence to meet our General Entry Requirements.

Our documentation guidelines are available here.

General entry requirements

Domestic students

When considering applications, we take a range of educational backgrounds into account. These fall under our General Entry Requirements (GER).

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, our admissions team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

You meet the GER if you’ve completed:

Tasmanian Certificate of Education

If you’ve completed th Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) and have SA results in at least four Level 3 or Level 4 subjects accredited by TASC.


If you’ve completed an interstate senior secondary certificate and have an ATAR.

If you have successfully completed the International Baccalaurate Diploma, you meet the GER.

The University of Tasmania recognises the IB Diploma as equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification. Your IB score will be converted into an equivalent ATAR using a national conversion table.

It’s important to know that the relatively late release of IB results in January each year won’t disadvantage you. We can obtain your results directly from the IBIS, if your school IB Coordinator gives the International Baccalaurate Organisation (IBO) your permission.

Please make sure your school IB Coordinator gives the IBO your authority to release your results us directly. If we cannot obtain your results from the IBO, you’ll need to provide a copy of your official transcript to us.

Providing a Personal Competency Statement will also help you meet the GER.

If you don’t meet the General Entry Requirements of your desired course, we have several pathway options available.

Find out more about our pathways