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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 as the best in Australia and #16 worldwide, and 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

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Postgraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 40,657


International students - 10,746


Total faculty staff - 1,771


Total students - 40,657


International students - 10,746


Total faculty staff - 1,771



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