Some college students are reassessing whether they will pursue a humanities course because of the federal government's proposed course fee changes.
Year 12 students Chloe McCann and Ethan Hamilton were both planning to study humanities courses at university.
But now, Ethan is considering picking up science units to offset the potential cost of his preferred option.
He said he isn't the only one.
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"I have heard a lot of talk about students... who have studied humanities options in their college years, directly wanting those to connect them to humanities degrees, being worried how they will support themselves," Mr Hamilton said.
Chloe said the proposed changes, which would see the cost of a humanities degree increase 113 per cent, added pressure to a year group who were already tackling the challenges of learning from home.
"It is pretty hard on the Year 12s from this year, we have had a pretty unexpected year... to put this on us as well is really inconsiderate and unfair," she said.
The pair said it was concerning that the government did not see strong job prospects in the fields which they want to study.
Federal Education Minister Dah Tehan said the changes would help improve access to university courses.
He said the changes were focused on improving student experience and would help increase the employability of graduates.
Mr Hamilton and Ms McCann are members of a Facebook group, Tasmanian Students Against Fee Hikes, which is campaigning against the changes.
They encouraged students from the North who opposed the changes to join the Facebook group.
The group is holding a rally on Parliament Lawns in Hobart on Friday at 3.30 pm.
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