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When you choose to study at the University of Tasmania's English Language Centre, you choose to be part of a vibrant, safe and friendly community committed to helping you achieve your goals.
Our highly qualified English language teachers really care and use award-winning English materials that teach you about Tasmania's island culture whilst giving you the language, communication and academic skills you will need to succeed in whatever you choose to do.
You can study our Academic English program as a pathway to enter the University of Tasmania, We also offer customised study tours designed especially for you. Whatever you need, we are here to help.
Escape the big cities and come and study with us. You will make lifelong friends and go on adventures in one of the best natural environments in the world. We're pretty sure you'll love our island!
Direct entry program
Do you want to study for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of Tasmania? We can help you achieve this with our English for Academic purposes courses.
Our English programs are currently available online, so you can start your studies with us wherever you are!
Please plan your course carefully, so that you give yourself enough time to successfully complete the course.
Direct Entry Program
Direct Entry Program
4 Jan – 18 Mar 2022
Sem 1: 21 Feb 2022
14 Feb – 29 Apr 2022
21 Mar- 3 Jun 2022
2 May – 8 Jul 2022
Sem 2: 11 Jul 2022
18 Jul – 23 Sep 2022
22 Aug – 4 Nov 2022
3 Oct – 9 Dec 2022
7 Nov – 3 Feb 2022
Note General English is no longer available
While many students progress steadily through their course, some students may need to spend additional time building their skills and confidence. It is important to note that you may need to repeat one or more levels if you are not making satisfactory progress. When thinking about your study plans, you may need to allow time for additional study before the commencement of your intended degree.
Living in Tasmania is considered more affordable than other major Australian cities such as Sydney and Melbourne.
Your total cost of studying in Tasmania could include:
- English language tuition fees. Students may be required to purchase textbooks
- Accommodation fees
- Visa application fees
- Overseas Student Health Cover
- Living costs
English Language tuition fees
- Tuition fee per week AUD$424
- Tuition fee per 10 weeks AUD$4,240
UTAS has a range of on-campus accommodation options. Discover what is available.
Visa application fees
Most international students require a student visa to study at the University of Tasmania. Visa information is available here.
Overseas Student Health cover and travel insurance
Overseas Student Health cover is required under your visa. Please find out more.
The University of Tasmania recommends that students apply for travel insurance. Students are responsible for their own travel insurance.
The cost of living in Tasmania will vary depending on your lifestyle. Find out how much money the Australian Government requires students to have to meet their living costs
Find out about estimated living expenses in Tasmania.
It is important that applicants ensure they read and understand the English Language Centre Refund Policy before signing and paying tuition fees.
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