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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.

Support Services

All international students have access to a range of support services:

  • Career advice
  • Study skills assistance
  • Peer support
  • Health-care
  • Counselling and personal development services
  • Accommodation support
  • Financial assistance


Deakin Courses

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

Faculty List

  • Arts
  • Education – Master of Teaching
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Health
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Science & Technology
  • Architecture & Building
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Higher Degree Research

Current News

Deakin University latest news

Deakin University Launches First Professional Practice Master’s For Engineers

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and Engineers Australia will today launch an Australian-first course allowing engineers to obtain chartered engineering status and a Master’s degree at the same time.

The Master of Professional Practice in Engineering (MPPEng) will be launched at a special agreement signing event between Deakin and Engineers Australia, attended by Deakin Vice Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander AO and Engineers Australia CEO Peter McIntyre.

Professor den Hollander said professional practice courses were designed for those who wanted to be formally recognised for their extensive experience in a professional field. …

Deakin University Shortlisted Six Times for AFR Higher Education Awards 2018

Image from Deakin University Shortlisted Six Times for AFR Higher Education Awards 2018has been shortlisted six times for the Australian Financial Review (AFR) Higher Education Awards 2018.

The awards are part of the AFR’s annual Higher Education Summit and acknowledge excellence in areas such as technology, student performance and collaboration with business.

Among Deakin’s shortlisted achievements was the Deakin Law Clinic (Community Engagement category), where final-year Deakin law students offer free legal advice and assistance to those experiencing disadvantage in their access to justice.

Shortlisted in the Education Technology category was Deakin Genie, …

Deakin University Engineers Feature On Most Innovative List For 2018

Image from Deakin University Engineers Feature On Most Innovative List For 2018It has been a double celebration for ‘s School of Engineering with Associate Professor Ben Horan and Dr Riyadh Al-Ameri both making Engineers Australia’s list of Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers 2018.

Nominations were sought from around the country for the list, which profiles 30 of Australia’s most innovative engineers.

Dr Horan is listed in the Community category for his work on VeRITy – VR Labour Simulator. Dr Al-Ameri is listed in the Research & …

Deakin University Student Wins Law Student Of The Year

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Deakin law student Erin Ritchie has won Law Student of the Year at the 14th Victorian Legal Awards held on Friday 18 May.

Hosted by the Law Institute Victoria (LIV), this annual event honours outstanding achievements across the legal profession in 14 categories including regional, city, boutique and large law firms.

A high-achieving student, Erin has held diverse range of roles and responsibilities at Deakin including President of Deakin Law Students’ Society, …

Making Science Real For All Children At Deakin University

Image from Making Science Real For All Children At Deakin UniversityThe Deakin Child Study Centre yesterday launched new facilities to support its work in making a difference in the lives of children with neurodevelopmental challenges.

Children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental challenges such as autism and ADHD and their families can access the latest tools and research to help them thrive through ’s Deakin Child Study Centre (DCSC).

Located at Deakin’s Burwood Campus, the DCSC is a multi-disciplinary research centre committed to understanding neurodevelopment from childhood to adolescence and dedicated to working with the community to create inclusive environments for children of all abilities. …

Melbourne, Victoria – population 4.1 million
Geelong, Victoria – 180,000
Student Population:39,000
Strengths:Business, Education, Health Science, Law
Campus locations:Burwood Campus (Main Campus in Melbourne)
Geelong Campus
CRICOS code 00113B