If you're doing the application yourself, just choose your course, check you meet the entry requirements and any course pre-requisites, check out any scholarships you might be eligible for, then go through our how to apply pages to make sure you get everything right!
You can apply directly with us through our application portal, or you may be required or prefer to apply through an agent. If so, you can find one of our authorised agents in your region and they'll guide you through the process.
- The University of Tasmania does not charge an application fee.
- If you require a student visa, you will need to allow additional time to apply for your visa.
- There is no closing date for submitting your application for most courses, although we recommend that students living overseas should apply at least three months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date. More information is available at Application dates.
You are an international applicant / student if you are:
- intending to study on a student visa, or
- not a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or
- not an Australian permanent resident, or
- a temporary resident (visa status) of Australia.
Find out more at Am I a Domestic or International Student?
How to apply
This process applies to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework applications – find out how to apply for a research degree.
Search our wide range of courses. Use the filters to search by degree level and area of interest, then click on a course to find out more.
Go to admission requirements for general entry requirements, including:
Go to your course page for specific eligibility.
Prepare electronic copies of the documents you need to complete your application.
These may include:
- evidence of your English Language proficiency (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL)
- evidence of your academic qualifications (including English translations), and
- evidence of your previous studies if you are applying for recognition of prior learning including official course and unit outlines.
All the documents provided must be the original document or a certified copy. Delays in processing times may be affected if all documents are not provided on initial application.
Are you eligible for advanced standing? If you have previously studied, you may be eligible for advanced standing. If you are eligible for advanced standing, you may not have to complete all of the subjects listed in your course and you could graduate sooner. You can apply for advanced standing at the same time as applying for your course.
You should understand the fees you will need to pay for your course. These include:
There are two ways to apply:
Our International Admissions team will contact you if we require any further information from you.
This is required in some countries, or you may prefer this option.
IMPORTANT: If you, or your agent, submits an application without all the documents then there may be delays to the processing of your application. This includes requests and supporting documentation for credit/advanced standing (recognition of prior learning).
We have a number of scholarships specifically designed for international students. Most of these are assessed at the time of application for your degree program but some require a formal scholarship application.
For more information including scholarship closing dates, please visit international scholarships.
What happens next?
Find out more about enrolling, orientation, university systems and more at Starting at the University.
- You'll receive a response by email to confirm that your application has been received.
- Application outcomes will be advised within one to two weeks from the date we receive your application and all required supporting documentation.
- If your application is successful, you'll receive a Letter of Offer to study from us.
Once you've accepted you offer and paid your fees, you'll receive an electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE), the document needed for your visa application.
You can then apply for your visa and start making your travel arrangements.
Most international students require a student visa to study at the University of Tasmania. You must obtain your visa before arriving in Australia, so please make sure you allow enough time for visa processing when deciding on your course start date.
For information on how to apply for a student visa, please visit the Australian Government's Department of Home Affairs.
Once you've accepted your offer to study with us, you'll have access to your University of Tasmania systems within 24 hours.
- If you're new to the university, you will receive your new login details (via pop up and/or email to the address you applied with). You'll have access to the portal once you've accepted your offer to study with us.
- If you’ve accepted an offer to study with us in the past, you will already have a university email address to log in with but you may need to reset your password.
Once you've accepted your offer, you can enrol in your units. You'll get access to manage this in eStudent.