University of Tasmania

It is a public Australian university based in Tasmania, Australia. Officially founded on 1890, it was the fourth university to be established in Australia. The University of Tasmania is a sandstone university and is a member of the international Association of Commonwealth Universities. It is currently the only university located in Tasmania.

Areas to study,

Agricultural Science - Agricultural Science and Systems, Farming Systems, Production Systems, Business Management, Microbiology (Under the Bachelor of Science)

Antarctic Science - Antarctic Studies (compulsory); second major from Chemistry, Plant Science, Geography & Environmental Studies, Zoology, Geology. Depending on their chosen field, students could specialize in: Atmospheric physics and chemistry, physical, chemical and biological oceanography, satellite remote sensing, glaciology, marine biology, palaeo-climatic reconstruction, climate system modeling, law and public policy, fisheries management and environmental management.

Biochemistry - Metabolism & Nutrition, Molecular Biology in Health & Disease, Molecular Biology and Protein Biochemistry, Techniques in Molecular Biology and Protein Biochemistry, Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Chemistry - analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, Antarctic and Southern Ocean chemistry and natural products, biological, synthetic chemistry, fundamental and applied chemistry, computational chemistry.

Design: Architecture, Furniture, Interior and Landscape – Architecture, Furniture Design, Interior Design

Engineering - Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Biomedical Engineering.

Mathematics - pure and applied mathematics, statistics

Why choose UTAS?

The University of Tasmania is very highly regarded for its commitment to excellence in learning and teaching. The QS Stars 2013 rankings awarded the University five stars for internationalization and five stars for teaching. Additionally, in 2012 and 2013 the University received more teaching awards than any other Australian university (Australian Government Office of Learning and Teaching).

State – Tasmania

City – Hobart

Climate – 21°C

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