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Scholastic excellence, top quality research, industry partnerships and tailored courses are among the factors that attract students from all around the world to Deakin. As one of Australia's largest universities, Deakin University provides superior, student-centred education to students in Australia and around the world.

Degrees structured closely with industry means graduates are job-ready and in demand - many courses feature internships or industry placements

Strong research profile

Largest provider of professional and business education in Australia, and a leader in distance education

The first Australian university to win the prestigious University of the Year award twice

Pathway programs through MIBT and TAFE with credit transfer or direct entry

English Language Institute offering 5 45 week programs as a pathway to Deakin University

Outstanding student services, facilities and support

Deakins courses

Deakin aims to give its graduates the edge in employment markets and preparethem for leadership in industry and the professions. Courses have been developed to be relevant, practical and up-to-date and the University has forged strong links with government, industry and the professions. The University offers courses from English language courses, through bachelor degree level to higher degrees by research across a broad range of traditional and new disciplines.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses include:

Accounting, Aquaculture, Architecture, Arts, Biological and Chemical Sciences,

Biotechnology, Business, Commerce, Computing and Software Development,

Construction Management, Education, Electronic Commerce, Engineering

(computronics, environmental, manufacturing, mechatronics), Environmental

Management, Finance, Health Sciences, Information Technology, International

Trade, Journalism, Law, Management, Marine Biology, Marketing, Media Arts,

Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Public

Relations, Science, Technology, Teaching English to Speakers of Other

Languages, Visual Arts

Deakins links with industry and the professions

Deakin University works in partnership with government, major corporations and professional associations such as BP, Coca Cola-Amatil, Coles Myer, Ford, IBM, Qantas and CPA Australia to deliver some of the most significant professional programs in Australia and internationally. Our partnerships with business and the professions give a practical relevance to our courses. They give our students the opportunity to develop the personal and professional skills which will be the basis oftheir reputation and success in the graduate labour market throughout the world.

Deakin's locations

Deakin University has five campuses in the state of Victoria two in the states' capital city of Melbourne, and three campuses in the regional coastal cities of Geelong and Warrnambool. Each of the campuses have a distinct atmosphere andstrengths in different course areas.


Located fifteen minutes drive west of the city, the Geelong campus at Waurn Ponds offers courses in arts, commerce, education, journalism, public relations, psychology, engineering, law, science, computer science and social work. The
campus is home to the Geelong Technology Precinct, described as where
University meets industry. It will expand research and development capabilities
and provide opportunities for university-industry partnerships and new enterprises
in the region
The Geelong Waterfront campus, opened in 1996 in the former Dalgety Woolstores building on Corio Bay, now houses the School of Architecture and Building, the School of Nursing, the University Chancellery and administrative, service and project centres. The campus is also home to Costa Hall, a world-standard ceremonial and performance space. The nearby Ford Discovery Centre, a joint venture between Ford Australia, the City of Greater Geelong and Deakin University, showcases the past, present and future of Ford in Australia.


The Melbourne campus at Burwood, with its distinctive, curved white building is a landmark in the eastern suburbs. As part of an extensive campus redevelopment, new buildings have been constructed in recent years to cater for the environmental science, IT and contemporary arts teaching programs. These join the existing courses in arts, commerce, law, nursing, teacher education, disability studies, psychology, science, sports science and applied sciences. From 2007, international students will utilise the newly constructed, state-of-the-art International Centre. The Melbourne campus at Toorak provides facilities for Deakin International and the Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI), the Deakin Business School and the Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology. The historically important Stonington mansion provides executive offices and the Stonington Stables Museum of Art houses part of the University's contemporary art collection.


The Warrnambool campus, with teaching strengths in environmental science, arts, education, commerce and nursing, has also become a base for collaborative partnership-based research especially in the field of sustainable natural resources management. The recent creation of a $4.5 million University Department of Rural Health, based at the Warrnambool campus, will address professional development, training and research in rural health in the Greater Green Triangle area.

Deakin University English Language Institute

Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) is one of the most progressive university English language centres in Australia and is part of the multiaward-winning Deakin University. As well as preparing students for direct entry to degree-level study at Deakin University and other tertiary institutions in Australia, DUELI offers programs to English language students who wish to develop their English skills for their own personal and professional development.

DUELI courses

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

DUELIs EAP programs provide a direct entry pathway to Deakins undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Intensive Academic Preparation (IAP)

A program for high-level students with IELTS 6.0 or above (or equivalent).

General English

For students with elementary to advanced skills.

Beginner General English

English for everyday situations.

Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)

Advanced listening, reading, writing and speaking skills.

IELTS Preparation

For students with IELTS 5.5 who want to succeed in the IELTS exam.

Business English

Develop language skills for international business.

MIBT pathway to Deakin University

Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology (MIBT) offers an excellent pathway to Deakin for students who do not meet the formal entry requirements for Deakin Universitys courses or who need to bridge the gap between previous study and university.

Located on Deakin Universitys Melbourne campus at Toorak, MIBT provides a direct pathway to second year study at Deakin University in the areas of business/commerce, computing/information technology and mass communication.

Students who do not meet the formal entry requirements for Deakin University may be offered a place at Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology (MIBT).

MIBT diplomas are equivalent to the first year of the Deakin University

undergraduate degree. On satisfactory completion of a MIBT diploma and subject to meeting University academic entrance criteria, MIBT graduates are guaranteed entry to second year at Deakin University.


Support services

Deakin University is committed to providing assistance and support to all

international students throughout their time at Deakin University. Services include airport reception, orientation programs, International Student Advisers on all campuses and peer support networks, study skills assistance and career advice, health care and personal counselling. Students are taught by highly qualified academic staff and enjoy excellent educational facilities across all campuses, including up-to-date computing resources (24-hour access), laboratories, studios, workshops and libraries.


Deakin International

336 Glenferrie Road Malvern

Victoria 3144 AUSTRALIA

Tel. (61 3) 9244 5095

Fax. (61 3) 9244 5094

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Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B (VIC)


Deakin International

336 Glenferrie Road Malvern

Victoria 3144 AUSTRALIA

Tel.(61 3) 9244 5095

Fax.(61 3) 9244 5094


Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B (VIC)