University of Tasmania student studying online using a laptop.

Featured UTAS courses

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is an all-round kind of university.

As the only university in Tasmania, UTAS meets the education needs of every type of student. These include:

  • school leavers
  • mature-age students
  • distance learners.

UTAS has a solid selection of online postgraduate courses in fields such as arts, business, education, maritime studies, nursing and pharmacy.

For first-time university students, the biggest online programs are run by the Australian Maritime College, the Faculty of Arts, and the Faculty of Education.


UTAS offers a large selection of majors as part of the Bachelor of Arts degree. They include Asian studies, English, gender studies, history, international relations, philosophy, police studies, politics, public policy and sociology.

Graduate students can do masters degrees as well as shorter graduate certificates and diplomas. Specialisations include international politics, police studies, public administration and public policy.


Online Bachelor of Business students can major in fields such as international logistics management, finance, human resource management, and marketing.

Postgraduate courses include Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Business Administration (Health Management).

Education and Teaching

UTAS offers professional qualifying, research and applied teaching courses online. The Bachelor of Education degree includes specialisations in early childhood and primary. University graduates can do a Master of Teaching degree (to become a teacher) or Master of Education degree (for professional development).


The Faculty of Health has an extensive range of graduates degrees – certificates, diplomas and masters. Fields you can study include clinical leadership, clinical pharmacy, e-health, health and human services, nursing and midwifery, and public health.

UTAS postgraduate students doing research in a science laboratory.


Online science courses offered by UTAS are mainly at a postgraduate level.

The Australian Maritime College offers Bachelor of Applied Science degrees in marine engineering, and maritime technology management and a Bachelor of Business (maritime and logistics management).

Graduate (certificates, diplomas and masters) degrees are available in: applied science, environment management and planning, marine environment, maritime and logistics management, maritime engineering, maritime studies, marine and Antarctic science.