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Deakin University.

Location

Melbourne Burwood, Burwood Australia

Ranking

# =233QS World University Rankings

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109Undergraduate programs

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108Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

$30000Average tuition fee

About Deakin University.

A high quality education, excellent employment prospects and a university experience you will love – that's what Deakin University has to offer.

Deakin University, Australia, is ranked among the top 50 young universities in the world. We have a reputation for being innovative and visionary, forging new paths both locally and globally. With hundreds of courses on offer across five great campuses and flexible study options, you can choose a course that suits your lifestyle now while pursuing your goals for the future. 

Deakin is well known for top quality facilities, research and teaching as well innovation and inclusiveness. In 2019 we were named the No. 1 university in the Australian state of Victoria for undergraduate employment outcomes. Add to that our place in the top 1% of universities worldwide, and you can see why our world-class education attracts students from all over the globe . And they are happy once they get here – tertiary students have rated Deakin as  Australia's number one public university  for the 'overall student experience'.

As we move into an increasingly digital future, Deakin has invested in the latest technology, state-of-the-art learning tools and facilities to ensure our students are equipped with the skills and knowledge required for the jobs of tomorrow.

Our approach to learning puts the emphasis on practical experience and our curriculum is informed by the best in industry. Deakin University’s curriculum integrates real-world expertise with practical skills to give our students a competitive edge. This way, our degrees stay relevant and students develop the skills and knowledge they need to graduate not just job-ready, but with an advantage. Plus, you will have direct links with prospective employers and a range of career education options through our DeakinTalent employment portal . 

But we have more to offer than just a quality Australian degree. At Deakin University you will have experiences that will help develop you as a person. Students can get involved through more than 150 clubs and societies across all campuses, or make use of our wide range of student services and support. We have even developed an award-winning app to help students keep track of their commitments and get the most out of their time at university – Deakin Genie , a personalised digital assistant. 

Through our focus on the student experience, Deakin has maintained the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities for ten years running (AGS 2010–15; GOS – QILT 2016–19).

About Deakin University.

A high quality education, excellent employment prospects and a university experience you will love – that's what Deakin University has to offer.

Deakin University, Australia, is ranked among the top 50 young universities in the world. We have a reputation for being innovative and visionary, forging new paths both locally and globally. With hundreds of courses on offer across five great campuses and flexible study options, you can choose a course that suits your lifestyle now while pursuing your goals for the future. 

Deakin is well known for top quality facilities, research and teaching as well innovation and inclusiveness. In 2019 we were named the No. 1 university in the Australian state of Victoria for undergraduate employment outcomes. Add to that our place in the top 1% of universities worldwide, and you can see why our world-class education attracts students from all over the globe . And they are happy once they get here – tertiary students have rated Deakin as  Australia's number one public university  for the 'overall student experience'.

As we move into an increasingly digital future, Deakin has invested in the latest technology, state-of-the-art learning tools and facilities to ensure our students are equipped with the skills and knowledge required for the jobs of tomorrow.

Our approach to learning puts the emphasis on practical experience and our curriculum is informed by the best in industry. Deakin University’s curriculum integrates real-world expertise with practical skills to give our students a competitive edge. This way, our degrees stay relevant and students develop the skills and knowledge they need to graduate not just job-ready, but with an advantage. Plus, you will have direct links with prospective employers and a range of career education options through our DeakinTalent employment portal . 

But we have more to offer than just a quality Australian degree. At Deakin University you will have experiences that will help develop you as a person. Students can get involved through more than 150 clubs and societies across all campuses, or make use of our wide range of student services and support. We have even developed an award-winning app to help students keep track of their commitments and get the most out of their time at university – Deakin Genie , a personalised digital assistant. 

Through our focus on the student experience, Deakin has maintained the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities for ten years running (AGS 2010–15; GOS – QILT 2016–19).

Available programs

You don't just study a course at Deakin University – you get a life-changing experience while making a head start on your career. 

Our degrees are world-class and on an impressive upward trajectory in global rankings. The latest QS World University Rankings by Subject ranked Deakin in the top 1% worldwide for 20 different subject areas. Our Nursing program is ranked #28 in the world, we're #27 for education, #15 for sport-related subjects – and in the top 100 for communication and media studies.  

You won't just be learning out of a textbook. Deakin's programs focus on practical learning and work experience, to make sure you have the skills that employers need. Whatever degree you choose, from architecture to sport, industry placements will give you the opportunity to apply the knowledge you have gained in your studies and explore your career options. 

At Deakin, you will learn in purpose-built facilities that will help prepare you for work in your chosen field. Interested in engineering? Get the hang of 3D printing and digital manufacturing in the cutting-edge Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET). Considering a career in media? Refine your skills in our industry-standard newsroom and creative media lab. Want to care for others as an in-demand nurse? Practice treating patients in our Clinical Simulation Centres. 

With our close links to industry, Deakin's courses will help you gain the relevant professional accreditation you need. Plus, you will be learning from the best – Deakin's academic staff are experienced professionals enthusiastic about sharing their skills and knowledge.

Through our DeakinTalent employment services, you will be able to connect directly with employers and have access to career success workshops, career coaching and a range of other dedicated resources to help get you job-ready. The support doesn't end once you've got your degree – Deakin is invested in seeing our graduates succeed in their chosen career path.  

Deakin also offers a complete range of student services and programs, from health and wellbeing support to academic development and social activities. You will have plenty of opportunities to get involved , make new friends and enjoy all that university life has to offer. 

Deakin offers hundreds of undergraduate degree programs across four faculties and 14 schools. Areas of undergraduate study include:

  • Architecture and Built Environment
  • Business
  • Communication and Creative Arts
  • Education
  • Engineering and Design
  • Environment
  • Health Science and Allied Health
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Nutrition Science
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Sport

Bachelor of Laws

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Take your career to the next level with a postgraduate degree from Deakin University . With our industry-aligned courses and leading reputation, you can develop the skills to put yourself in high demand. 

Whether it's creating advanced 3D models in our IDeEA laboratory or conducting research in our Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, as a postgraduate student you will have access to Deakin's state-of-the-art facilities equipped with the latest technology. 

You will develop knowledge and skills relevant to your working life as you learn from staff with experience as leaders and innovators in their field. Deakin maintains strong links with industry leaders, who provide curriculum advice to help ensure that our degrees reflect leading research and innovations. Because of Deakin's industry connections, professional accreditation is available through many Deakin postgraduate degrees.  

Through internships, placements and other work integrated learning opportunities, you may have the opportunity to explore career options and establish professional networks while working toward your degree. Deakin's graduate employment portal, DeakinTalent, also offers students a range of services to connect you with employers and better promote yourself in a competitive job market. 

Deakin's postgraduate programs have a growing reputation for excellence. Our Online MBA is ranked by QS among the top 25 in the world – and the best in the Australian state of Victoria. Our School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is recognised as #3 worldwide for sport science. 

Deakin is also one of Australia's fastest growing research universities , with 89% of our research rated at or above world class.

Deakin offers hundreds of postgraduate degree programs across four faculties, 14 schools and a range of research institutes and strategic centres. Areas of postgraduate study include:

  • Architecture and Built Environment
  • Business
  • Communication and Creative Arts
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Psychology
  • Science and Environment
  • Sport

Juris Doctor 

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University information

General

550+
300+
3+
6+
65+

Bachelor

72+
6+
65+

Master

590+
1200+
50+
169+
69+
6+
3+
25+
72+
35,935
79%
21%
6,675
59%
41%
1,751
59%
41%

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

15,000 AUD
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International Students

30,000 AUD
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Rankings & ratings

Deakin University. is one of the top public universities in Geelong, Australia. It is ranked #=233 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2016
    #=324
  • 2017
    #355
  • 2018
    #=293
  • 2019
    #309
  • 2020
    #271
  • 2021
    #275
  • 2022
    #283
  • 2023
    #266
  • 2024
    #=233

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