Deakin University aims to be Australia’s most progressive university – relevant, innovative and responsive in all its
activities. Scholastic excellence, top quality research, industry partnerships and tailored courses are some of the
reasons why students all over the world choose Deakin University.
The Deakin Advantage
- A quality degree: Deakin University’s degrees are recognized by universities and industries worldwide
- Courses are structured to industry needs
- First Australian university to win University of the Year award twice
- Multiple pathway options
- Medical School now open
- More than 6,000 international students from 80 countries enrolled at Deakin
- Diverse teaching environments with a campus in metropolitan Melbourne and regional campuses in Geelong and
- Student-centered University, dedicated to providing students with support, advice and encouragement.
All international students have access to a range of support services:
- Career advice
- Study skills assistance
- Peer support
- Counselling and personal development services
- Accommodation support
- Financial assistance
Courses are offered from bachelor to doctoral level, in traditional disciplines such as Arts and Science, in newer
fields such as Sport, Environment and Nutrition, and in professional fields such as Architecture, Law, Engineering,
Nursing, Teaching, Psychology, Business, Accounting and Medicine.
Deakin’s School of Medicine was established in response to acute doctor shortages in rural and regional areas of
Australia. The distinctive medical program contributes to the health and well being of Australians by producing
doctors who are fully qualified, broadly skilled and ready to pursue a career as a specialist or General
Practitioner. Deakin’s Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) has a strong science foundation and an
emphasis on the early development of clinical and procedural skills. Students seeking admission to this four-year,
graduate-entry program must complete an undergraduate degree prior to entry.
Deakin’s flexible courses allow students to choose specialist areas and tailor their degree for maximum employment
opportunities. Through Deakin’s strong links with government and industry, internships and work placements are
available, ensuring that graduates are job-ready and in demand.
Campuses and Facilities
Campuses and Facilities at Deakin University
Deakin’s campuses in Melbourne, Geelong and Warrnambool have a strong community feeling and provide a supportive
study environment. With small class sizes, students have easy access to lecturers and facilities. Libraries on each
campus provide the latest electronic information services for access to major Australian and international research
- Education – Master of Teaching
- Humanities & Social Sciences
- Nutrition Sciences
- Occupational Therapy
- Science & Technology
- Architecture & Building
- Information Technology
- Higher Degree Research
Deakin University latest news
The toys-to-life figurines that filled stockings this Christmas, such as Nintendo’s amiibo, are giving children mixed messages about digital security, research has found.
The study by Dr Thomas Apperley, digital learning researcher with Deakin School of Education’s Research for Educational Impact team, has highlighted the impact the playful use of data has on how young people understand data security.
The issue of data security was found through an analysis of popular contemporary toys-to-life gadgets and figurines available in Australia, …
Alfred Deakin Professor and Australian Laureate Fellow Maria Forsyth has been presented with Victoria’s highest scientific honour, receiving the 2017 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation – Physical Sciences.
Professor Forsyth, who is Director of the Battery Technology Research and Innovation Hub (BatTRI-Hub) through ‘s Institute of Frontier Materials and CSIRO, was awarded the prestigious $50,000 prize for her ground-breaking research in electrochemical sciences.
Her decades of internationally-recognised research is enabling the next generation of safer and higher energy density battery technologies, …
Deakin once again ranked world’s best for sports science
‘s School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences has cemented its position as the world’s best, according to the ARWU Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments 2017, coming in at number one for the second year running.
The Shanghai Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments recognises academic excellence and industry-leading research by highlighting the performance of the top 300 universities with sport-related units across the world. …
A virtual reality and 3D printing project is creating sensory dinosaur encounters.
The application of cutting-edge technology is breathing life into dinosaur fossils. Dr Ben Horan, Director of ’s CADET VR Lab, and Dr Kaja Antlej, Industrial Design Lecturer and researcher in digital heritage interpretation, are working to develop visual and tactile encounters with dinosaurs.
The project illustrates how the use of new technologies can create more dynamic and engaging avenues to promote the sciences, …
sport management program in world’s top 10
’s Master of Business (Sport Management) has been ranked in the word’s top 10, for the second year running.
The program, run by the Deakin Business School, has been ranked seventh globally in SportBusiness International’s Postgraduate Sports Rankings, up from ninth in 2015 and the only Australian university in the top 25.
Professor David Shilbury, Chair in Sport Management, says this achievement confirms Deakin’s position as Australia’s number one university for sport management. …