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Explore Burnie and Devonport

Burnie and Devonport are coastal cities in Tasmania’s north west. You can study specialised courses available at UTAS and TasTAFE, along with high school programs for short-term or long-term experiences.
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About Burnie and Devonport

  • Coastal based cities in Tasmania’s North West.
  • Specialised courses available from UTAS and TasTAFE.
  • High School programs for short-term or long-term experiences.
  • Combined population of 70,000.

    Why study in Tasmania?

    Tasmania is a modern, vibrant and unique place to live and study. Whether you’re seeking a University, TAFE, English Language or High School course, Tasmania is home to first-class education institutions – with qualifications that will take you across Australia and the whole world.

    Apply Now – visit Study Tasmania's website for more information on specific courses available in Tasmania

    Our region offers an affordable alternative for Australian education and is very easy to get around – there are no traffic jams and pollution for students travelling from their home to classes, restaurants and shops.

    By choosing Tasmania you will experience an Australian study destination with fewer international students than other Australian regions. This means that your English Language skills will improve quickly and you will have fantastic opportunities to meet local friends. Tasmanian is a safe and secure destination; our students walk freely in the evenings.

    Getting here:

    Travelling to Tasmania takes 50 minutes from Melbourne and 1.5 hours from Sydney by plane. There are 4 airline carriers flying to Tasmania with more than 10 flights each day, which makes Tasmania very accessible to students.

    For more information about studying and living in Tasmania, visit

    Last updated: Monday, 27 October 2014 5:05:17 PM

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