Fees and Intakes

University of Tasmania International Pathway College

CRICOS provider code: 00586B

Annual fees vary from course to course and do not include the costs of textbooks, health insurance or living expenses such as food, accommodation, transport and medical costs. 

Program  Duration English Language Requirements 2024 Tuition Fees
Foundation Studies  (Fast-track) 4-5 months IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent $20,127 AUD
Foundation Studies  (Standard) 8-9 months IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent $23,251 AUD
International First Year Diploma (Business) 8-9 months IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent $28,476 AUD
International First Year Diploma (Science-ICT) 8-9 months IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent $30,253 AUD
Graduate Certificate in Business Studies  4-5 months IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent $18,784 AUD

Start Dates 2024 (including Orientation)

Study Period Orientation Classes start Census Classes finish End of exams
IPC Semester 1 20 – 21 February 2024 26 February 19 March 31 May 7 June
IPC Semester 2 18  – 19  June 2024 24 June 15 July 20 September 27 September
IPC Semester 3 8  – 9 October 2024 14 October 4 November 24 January 2025 31 January 2025

More information about Orientation Day

International Scholarships

University is about more than just preparing for a career. It’s about opening the door to incredible opportunities and helping you grow, at any age, regardless of your background or circumstances.

The University of Tasmania International Pathway College offers  scholarships for international student provide access to opportunity and reward for excellence. 

The University of Tasmania offers many scholarships for international students. They can be awarded on merit or to provide access to university. Our scholarships can help you with your fees or with your move to Tasmania.

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International Tuition Fees

Tuition fees stated on this website are quoted in Australian dollars (AUD$), listed as annual fees and are an only an indicative course cost.

Fees are Consumer Price Indexed (CPI) which means tuition fees will increase annually. The amount of indexation to be applied to course fees is determined on an annual basis with total course tuition fees being comprised of projected annual fee rates, which may be subject to change.


Fee payments are made online directly to the University via the Western Union, not to any third parties such as agents. Instructions on how to pay fees and other costs can be found on our How to apply page.

Rough guide to living costs

The University of Tasmania is an affordable option for international students, providing a great standard of living and lower accommodation costs than other Australian capital city universities.

The following is a rough guide to living costs for international students living in Tasmania (in Australian dollars). Of course, these will vary depending on your preferred standard of living and where you choose to live.


  • Hostels and Guesthouses: $90 to $150 per week
  • Shared Rental: $100 to $215 per week
  • Single Rental: $150 to $300 per week
  • On-Campus: $165 to $420 per week
  • University Homestay: $285 per week

Living expenses

  • Groceries and eating out: $80 to $200 per week
  • Utilities: $12 to $20 per week
  • Phone and Internet: $20 to $55 per week
  • Public transport: $15 to $30 per week
  • Car (after purchase): $150 to $260 per week
  • Entertainment, sport, personal care: $60 to $150 per week
  • Study expenses (books, photocopying, stationery, etc.): $800 per year

Source: University of Tasmania Accommodation Services 2019; studyinaustralia.gov.au, Tasmanian service providers, August 2018.

The Australian Government provides information on living costs in Australia for students and we strongly recommend you consult their website for further and most up to details Australia-wide details.

Financial requirements for your visa

In order to receive a student visa, you must show you have the financial means to study in Australia, including your travel expenses, tuition fees and living costs. If family are travelling with you, you will also need to provide evidence of additional funds to cover their costs as well.

Visit the Department of Home Affairs website for more information.