Deakin

Deakin University has always been ahead of the curve. It has a proud history of innovation in education and research, made possible by the people, ideas and events of Deakin’s almost 50-year history. As one of Australia’s leading tertiary education providers, Deakin has won numerous awards and teaches over 60,000 students online and on campus each year. Deakin offers its students world-class programs and endless opportunities.

To sum it up, Deakin has a strong history of innovation and continues to make its mark in history today.

“As one of Australia’s largest universities, Deakin has strong global linkages, world-class research and, most importantly, an educational portfolio that blends the best of campus and digital delivery into a highly supportive and personalised student experience,” Deakin’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Iain Martin said.

Why study at Deakin?

1. With internationally recognised quality of research and teaching, Deakin is ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide according to ShanghaiRankings World University Rankings.

2. Deakin is the pioneer in digital transformation in higher education through the establishment of its online Cloud Campus. Deakin has offered over 40 years of distance and online teaching excellence.

3. Deakin is ranked in the Top 50 young universities in the world according to the QS Top 50 Under 50 (2020).

4. Deakin is No. 1 in Australia for student experience (2019 Student Experience Survey for undergraduates).

5. Deakin has the most satisfied students in the Australian state of Victoria for 11 years in a row Australian Graduate Survey and Graduate Outcomes Survey, QILT (2010-2020)

6. Deakin is the proud creator of the Start Anytime program that is offered via Deakin’s online Cloud Campus so that you can fit your studies around your life and other commitments.

7. Beyond the rankings, Deakin also ensures that its students get the most out of university life through its active and robust Deakin University Student Association where students can make friends, get help, and just have fun together.

8. DeakinTALENT is a student’s anytime-anywhere careers and employment service where current students and graduates can access the extensive suite of digital resources including our 24/7 employer expo. Our program and services are designed to empower Deakin students and alumni as well as enable employers.

Deakin's Values

Excellent
Deakin strives for excellence in all aspects of its work.
Inclusive
Deakin values diversity, embraces difference, seeks to engage and welcomes all.
Brave
Deakin makes bold decisions, demonstrates courage and ambition, and supports personal responsibility and accountability.
Dynamic
Deakin is innovative and entrepreneurial, solving problems with creativity and flexibility.
Sustainable
Deakin cares about its shared future, integrating economic, environmental and social dimensions of sustainability in all it does.
Ethical
Deakin conducts its business with the highest standards of professional behaviour and integrity.

Deakin’s Campuses

Deakin has five world-class, friendly and welcoming campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Warrnambool and online Cloud Campus.

Deakin’s online platform is an innovative online learning environment offering a premium study experience.

Deakin’s online platform is an innovative online learning environment offering a premium study experience. Deakin also has corporate and learning centres that provide meeting, study and event spaces. You are welcome to explore Deakin’s locations in more detail and make the most of what Deakin can offer.

Melbourne Burwood Campus
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Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
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Geelong Waterfront Campus
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Warrnambool Campus
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Cloud Campus
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Living at Deakin: On-campus accommodation

Studying at Deakin is a big step towards a bright future and choosing to live on campus is a big part of this – it’s at the heart of Deakin where the action happens, a home where you can embrace new experiences, and have the entire Deakin experience within your reach.

Life on campus is so much more than just a comfy bed in a safe building. You’ll be connected to a supportive community and enjoy a whole range of exclusive activities across the year, and this inclusive and welcoming environment will ensure you’re able to create a balanced study/social life. Choosing to live on campus at Deakin could be one of the best decisions you’ll make. Check out the accommodation options at the campuses below and apply today.

Melbourne Burwood Campus
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Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
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Geelong Waterfront Campus
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Warrnambool Campus
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Key Dates

The good news is, Deakin University runs on a three-trimester study system so applications are open all-year round for most courses. With three trimesters, the next intake is never far away.

Find out when applications are generally open by visiting the Key Dates page (including non-award and incoming cross institutional applications), but not all courses are open at each application intake. Please check the relevant course page for full details. If you need help, contact a MABECS Global consultant to find out more.

Featured Courses

Bachelor of Health Sciences

The Bachelor of Health Sciences is a course that will allow you to become a key driver in the future of dynamic and capable healthcare, policy and systems.

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)

Get the design, engineering and entrepreneurial skills required to develop and run the complex mechanical systems, devices and machines of the future.

Bachelor of Business Analytics

In Victoria’s longest-running specialised business analytics course, you’ll learn practical commercial skills to interpret data and information, so you can solve complex organisational problems and create opportunities for businesses.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

From basic biology to disease processes, get an understanding of the causes, diagnosis and treatment of disease at a molecular, cellular and systems level.

Bachelor of Computer Science

Deakin’s Bachelor of Computer Science equips you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to design and develop innovative software solutions to the multifaceted information and technology problems faced by our community, business and industry.

Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students

Find a scholarship that works for you. Whether it’s recognition of your academic achievements or a chance to make university a reality, there’s a Deakin scholarship that can help you on your way to your dream degree. Look through the options below to see what may fit you. Alternatively, contact a MABECS Global consultant to find out more.

Destination Australia Scholarships for international students
Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship
Deakin International Scholarship
Deakin Warrnambool Residential International Scholarships
COVID bursary
Deakin STEM Scholarship
Deakin Global Health Leaders Scholarship
Business and Law International Partner Institutions Bursary
Deakin Alumni Postgraduate Bursary

Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B

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