24 months
25437 AUD/year
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The Associate Degree in Applied Technologies from University of Tasmania is a new pathway to a career in three exciting high-tech fields: Cyber Security, Equipment Design and Industry, and Industry Automation. This program has been developed in response to industry demand for graduates with practical skills in these rapidly expanding areas.

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Throughout the program, you’ll acquire hands-on experience by solving real world problems using a range of technologies. With its work-based, industry-led delivery and its emphasis on applied technology, the program is a world away from traditional IT degrees. The two year (full time) duration also means that you’ll graduate faster with highly relevant work-ready skills in areas such as the Internet of Things and digital automation, digital design and 3D printing, information security and data analytics. If you’ve never considered a career in IT but love all things ‘tech’, this program could be for you.

The program is available for full-time and part-time study across all campuses in Tasmania and is delivered through a combination of online study, face-to-face classes, practical workshops and tutorials.

Completing our Associate Degree in Applied Technologies will give you:

  • a pathway to a great career in exciting and rapidly evolving technologies
  • practical skills to take straight into the workplace
  • opportunities to advance in your chosen field
  • an in-depth knowledge of industry requirements
  • the skills to help you meet personal career development goals

Career outcomes

Graduation from the Associate Degree in Applied Technologies can provide an entry opportunity for those who have not worked in technologies, accelerate progression through a graduate’s present organisation, or open up new career paths and opportunities.

On completion of the Associate Degree in Applied Technologies (Industry Automation) you will be able to:

  • Commence employment or enhance your current employment as an automation systems technologist; or
  • Articulate from the Associate Degree in Applied Technologies into another course at the University of Tasmania and gain credit subject to the receiving College's discretion. .

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Designing for Technology and Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • Computer Networks
  • Programming Principles
  • Managing Projects
  • Risk and Security Management
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Applied Technology Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • It is recommended that international students should apply at least 3 months prior and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to the start date.


200 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 0100834 

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia.

Please review the equivalent undergraduate entry requirements to see the minimum requirement relevant to your country. The ATAR information for this course is located in the “For Domestic Students” section of the entry requirements on this page.

You can also meet the General Entry Requirement for this course with the following qualifications or prior studies:

  • Completion of an equivalent AQF Certificate III or above
  • Complete or incomplete (minimum 12.5 credit points) of previous tertiary study at Bachelor level or higher

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25437 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50875 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. 

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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