University of Tasmania International Pathway College
Pre-Masters Preparation Programme

The Pre-Masters Preparation Programme prepares international students to meet the entry criteria for selected University of Tasmania postgraduate degrees. The course develops advanced skills in academic writing, research, critical thinking and intercultural communication. Successful completion of this programme allows students to enter Masters programmes at the Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE), the University of Tasmania’s Business faculty.

CRICOS Course Code: 0102157

University of Tasmania CRICOS Provider Code 00586B

UTAS Pre-Masters Preparation Programme

The University of Tasmania is one of the most unique study destinations in the world, and one that is rising fast in international rankings.

UP Education partners with the university to deliver a range of bridging programmes to enable international students to pathway from their home country into an undergraduate degree.

University of Tasmania International Pathway College is where these programmes are delivered and is based at the Sandy Bay Campus in Hobart, Tasmania.

01.

Programme delivery

  • Most course content delivered face to face in lecture theatres and tutorial classrooms
  • Additional content delivered as talks, presentations and tours by university staff, past students and student union representatives
  • Web-based course management tool provides access to learning materials at any time
02.

Programme structure

  • Two semesters over 26 weeks
    • 13-week Bridging Semester focuses on developing academic knowledge and skills
    • 13-week Discipline-specific Semester focuses on developing discipline-specific (Business) knowledge and skills
  • A 50% overall grade in each unit is required to successfully complete the programme.

 

English-language requirements

Applicants must be able to demonstrate IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in all bands), or equivalent.

Academic requirements

To enrol in this programme, students must have completed an associate’s degree or higher. A full list of equivalent  degrees by country is available by clicking here.

Bridging semester units

  • Academic Skills and Communication
  • Intercultural Skills and Communication
  • Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Studies
  • English for Postgraduate Studies

Discipline-specific
semester units

  • Foundations of Marketing
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and the Triple Bottom Line
03.

Term Dates and Fees

Start Date End Date 2020 Fees ($AUD)
13 July 2020 (Semester Two) 12 February 2021 26,000
2 November 2020 (Summer Semester)* 22 June 2021 26,000

*The University of Tasmania refers to the semester beginning in October as ‘Summer Semester (early)’. The semester beginning in February is called ‘Semester One’ and the semester beginning in July is called ‘Semester Two’.

Academic requirements

Country 
Bangladesh• Section 1 Bachelor degree (3 years minimum)
• Other Sections Bachelor degree (4 years minumum)
OR higher qualification
BhutanBachelor degree (3 yeares minimum)
OR higher qualification
BrazilLicenciado/Licenciatura (minimum 3 years)
OR higher qualification
Brunei• Diploma (minimum 3 years, after A-levels or National Skill Certificate)
• Higher National Diploma or Brunei Higher National Diploma (minimum 2.5 years,  after A-levels or National Diploma)
OR higher qualification
For UK based qualifications, refer to UK entry requirements
CambodiaBachelor Degree, Licence or Diploma (minimum 4 years)
OR higher qualification
Canada• Diploma (minimum 3 years)
• Associate degree (minimum of 2 years)
OR higher qualification
Colombia• Tecnólogo Especializado en xxx
• Título de [specialisation], Título profesional or Diploma with título de [specialisation] (minimum 4 years)
OR higher qualification
China• Certification or Graduation or Graduation Diploma (minimum 3 years)
OR higher qualification
EcuadorTecnologo (minimum 3 years)
OR higher qualification
France• Diplôme d’Études Universitaire Générales (DEUG) (minimum 2 years)
• Diplôme d’Études Universitaire Scientifiques et Techniques (DEUST) (minimum 2 years)
• Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie (DUT) (minimum 2 years)
• Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) (minimum 2 years)
• Diplôme National de Technologie Spécialisé (DNTS) (minimum 2 years)
• Qualification or professional title (Listed in the RNCP database at level III)
OR higher qualification
GhanaHigher National Diploma
OR higher qualification
Hong Kong• Advanced Higher Diploma (minimum 1 year, after Higher Diploma)
• Professional Diploma
• Honours Diploma
• Associate Degree
OR higher qualification
India• Diploma (3 years after Year 12 certificate)
• Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (3.5 years after Year 12 certificate)
• Bachelor degree (minimum 2 years)
OR higher qualification
Indonesia• Diploma (III) or (IV)
• Sarjana (S1) (minimum 4 years)
OR higher qualification
JapanAdvanced Diploma
OR higher qualification

Kazakhstan

• Bachelor degree (would allow direct entry into Master’s)
OR higher qualification
Kenya• Diploma (minimum 3 years)
• Higher Diploma
OR higher qualification
KoreaAssociate Degree / Junior College Diploma (minimum 3 years)
OR higher qualification
LaosBachelor degree (minimum 4 years)
OR high qualification
MacauHigher Diploma (Bacharelato) (minimum 3 years, following Grade 12)
OR higher qualification
Malaysia• Post Diploma Certificate in Teaching (minimum 1 year)
• Diploma or Advanced Diploma (minimum 4 years, after SPM)
• Diploma (minimum 3 years, after STPM, accredited by MQA)
OR higher qualification
MexicoLicenciatura/Licenciado or Título Profesional (would allow direct entry into Master’s)
OR high qualification
PeruTítulo Profesional (minimum 2 years, after secondary education)
OR higher qualification
New Zealand• Diploma (including National and New Zealand Diplomas) (NQF Level 6, more than 240 credit points, listed on NZQF)
OR higher qualification
NepalBachelor degree (minimum 3 years)
OR higher qualification
NigeriaHigher National Diploma (minimum 2 years)
OR higher qualification
OmanAdvanced Diploma or Higher Diploma (minimum 3 years)
OR higher qualification
PhilipinesSection 2 Bachelor degree (without evidence of Regulation Commission’s Licensure Examinations in the relevant professional field or Bar Examination)
OR higher qualification
Papua New GuineaBachelor degree (would allow direct entry into Master’s)
OR higher qualification
Pakistan• Bachelor of Technology (Pass) (minimum 2 years)
• Section 1 Bachelor degree (minimum 2 years)
• Section 2 Honours Bachelor degree (minimum 3 years, 2nd or 3rd Division or with C or D Grade)
Section 3 Bachelor degree (minimum 4 years)
OR higher qualification
RussiaDiplom o Nepolnom Vysshem Obrazovanii (minimum 2 years)
OR higher qualification
Saudi ArabiaBachelor degree (would allow direct entry into Master’s)
OR higher qualification
South Africa• National Certificate (120 credit points, NQF Level 6 or 7)
• National Diploma (240 credit points, NQF Level 6 or 7)
• National Diploma, National Diploma for Technicians or National Engineering Diploma (minimum 3 years, awarded by technikon)
• Advanced Certificate (120 credit points, NQF Level 6 or HEQF Level 6)
• Diploma (360 credit points, NQF or HEQF Level 6)
• Advanced Diploma (240 credit points, NQF or HEQF Level 7)
OR higher qualification
Singapore• Advanced Diploma (minimum 1 year, awarded by a Polytechnic, after a Polytechnic Diploma)
• Polytechnic Specialist Diploma
OR higher qualification
Sri Lanka• Higher Diploma in Social Work
• Higher National Diploma (minimum 2 years, after GCE-A Levels)
• Higher Diploma (NVQ Level 6)
• Section 1 Higher Diploma (minimum 2 years, after GCE-A Levels)
• Section 1 (Tech & Voc.) Higher Diploma (minimum 3 years, after GCE-A Levels)
OR higher qualification
TaiwanBachelor degree (minimum 2 years, after a Junior College Diploma in an unrelated field)
Thailand• Section 1 Associate Degree (minimum 3 years)
• Diploma in Technical Supervision (Por Tor Sor) (2 years full-time after the Diploma in Technical Education or 4 years full-time after the Certificate in Vocational Education)
• Higher Diploma in Technical Education (Por Tor Sor) (2 years full-time after a 2-year post-secondary technical or vocational award)
OR higher qualification
TurkeyBachelor degree (Lisans Diploması) (would allow direct entry into Master’s)
OR higher qualification
UzbekistanBachelor Degree (Bakalavr Diplomi) (minimum 4 years) (would allow direct entry into Master’s)
OR higher qualification
UAEHigher Diploma (minimum 3 years, after Year 12, or minimum 1 year after a Diploma)
OR higher qualification
USABachelor degree (would allow direct entry into Master’s)
OR higher qualification
VenezuelaBachelor degree (Licenciado or título profesional) (would allow direct entry into Master’s)
OR higher qualification
Vietnam• Section 1 Bang Tot nghiep Cao dang (Junior College Graduation Diploma) (regular mode, minimum 3 years)
• Section 2/3 Bang Tot nghiep Dai Hoc (University Graduation Diploma) (would allow direct entry into Master’s)
OR higher qualification
ZambiaBachelor degree (in some cases would allow direct entry into Master’s)
OR higher qualification
Contact us
Location
AUCKLAND

345 Queen St
Auckland, New Zealand

Postal address
PO Box 78-359
Grey Lynn, Auckland 1245

T +64 9 307 5399
F +64 9 377 7125

WELLINGTON

Level 3, West wing
Wellington Railway Station
2 Bunny St
Wellington 6011, New Zealand

T +64 4 9795566