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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
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