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Deakin University

1 Gheringhap Street Geelong,
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Undergraduate Overview

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 21 different subject areas. Our Nursing program is ranked #24 in the world, we're #30 for education and sport-related subjects – and Law is in the top 100.  

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

Programs available

Undergraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 42,027


International students - 12,043


Total faculty staff - 1,821


Total students - 42,027


International students - 12,043


Total faculty staff - 1,821



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