How to Apply
- Degree programs
- Study Abroad and Exchange to Tasmania
- English language programs
- Foundation Studies Program
English Language Requirements
International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability.
For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an IELTS or TOEFL test must be provided.
Alternatively, applicants can provide evidence that English has been the sole medium of instruction and examination in their most recent studies, for a minimum of 2 years, and within the last 24 months. Academic transcripts and a letter from your institution will be required.
PLEASE NOTE: some courses will require evidence of English language ability regardless of where your studies have been undertaken. For full details please see the English Language Requirements page.
For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English IS the official language, may be exempt from the 2 year validity period.
AHPRA English language requirements for graduates of Biomedical Science, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Psychology
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has recently announced that it is mandatory for all graduates seeking registration with the relevant National Board to demonstrate that they have achieved an overall IELTS score of 7.0. Those seeking registration as a Pharmacist should note that the overall IELTS score required for registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia is 7.5. Please note that only Academic IELTS scores will be accepted and test results will generally need to have been obtained within the two years preceding the application for registration.
For more information on this announcement by the AHPRA, please click here.
Students intending to undertake a course leading to registration with a National Board regulated by AHPRA should also refer to the Registration Standards of the relevant health profession for full details of the requirements for health practitioners and students. Some National Boards have registration standards, codes and guidelines in addition to those listed at the AHPRA website.
Academic Requirement - Undergraduate
Admission to undergraduate courses at UTAS requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. We have provided a list of countries and their academic qualifications that meet the University's minimum entry requirements. Applicants must achieve the required grade in their studies, meet prerequisite subjects and the English language requirements to be eligible for an offer.
Students who do not meet these requirements may enrol in the UTAS Foundation Studies Program.
Academic Requirement - Postgraduate
Admission to most postgraduate courses at UTAS requires qualifications equivalent to an Australian Bachelors degree.
Applicants must achieve the required grade in their studies, meet prerequisite subjects and the English language requirements to be eligible for an offer.
Courses that have additional requirements
Some courses require specific academic and English requirements for entry. Please ensure you read the information for the specific courses listed below if you are considering applying for these courses.
(Please Note: Entry requirements for courses are reviewed at the end of each year. If this information is not available at the time please check back at a later date or contact one of our Marketing Officers)
- Business Courses
- Bachelor of Fine Arts
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
- Bachelor of Nursing
- Bachelor of Pharmacy
- Bachelor of Visual Communication
- Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
- Graduate Diploma of Medical Laboratory Sciences
- Graduate Diploma of Pharmaceutical Science
- Master of Architecture
- Master of Clinical Pharmacy
- Master of Pharmaceutical Science
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