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Location: Melbourne
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Since 1996, Deakin College has been offering quality foundation programs and diploma programs and providing a direct pathway to one of the leading universities in Australia Deakin University.

They have three campuses in total: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront and Geelong Waurn Ponds. They even have a fourth campus that is based offshore in Jakarta, Indonesia

Why choose Deakin College?

  • Helps in a smooth transition to degree programs of Deakin University.
  • Let’s you access all the facilities of Deakin Community
  • Students can fast track their degree as they enter directly in the second year of the program.
  • Deakin University is a leading name having 351-400 rank given by the times higher education and QS global ranking of 271. This College comes under the same group.
  • Less Student-teacher ratio leading to more personal attention.
  • 3000 Australian and international students from all over the world.
  • It offers 3 intakes March, June or October.
  • Been Ranked in the top 10 Australian universities and top 1% globally as per ARWU rankings 2018


University TypePublic
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1996
No. of Campuses3
Cost of AttendanceAUD 31,440
Applications AcceptedOnline
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time

Admission requirements Indian Students:

For Foundation Programs

  • Partial completion of the All India Senior School Certificate at an approved level determined by Deakin College 10 + 1 with a 50% average.
  • IELTS 5.5 (with no band score below 5) and also the extended foundation program IELTS 5.0 (with no band score below 4.5)
  • Or TOEFL ibt 58 / TOEFL 196

For Diploma Programs

  • Completion of the All India Senior School Certificate at an approved level determined by Deakin College 10 + 2 with a 60% average.
  • Diploma: 5.5 (with no band score below 5.5)
  • Or TOEFL ibt 58 / TOEFL 196
  • Exception Diploma in Communication 6.0 (with no band score below 5.5)
  • Or TOEFL ibt 65 / TOEFL 213

Masters Qualifying Program

  • Completion of three-year post-secondary study qualification. These applications will be further assessed by the university.
  • Masters Qualifying Program (Business and Law) has criteria - IELTS of 6 with no individual band score below 6.

Admission Process

Indian Students

Can apply in 2 modes:

  • Direct through the online application portal:

Students are required to fill the duly filled form and upload the academic documents, passport, and other requested documents. The College Management will respond in 2-3 days in response to an application submitted.

  • Can apply through University’s authorized agents.

For Domestic Students

  • March Intake: Australian students should apply through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).
  • June, October Intakes: Students can apply directly on a website or in person.

Tuition costs & Expenses

For international students

International Students
University Level ( Foundation Program)AUD 25350 (Standard)
AUD 29,900 ( Extended)
Undergraduate ( Diplomas )AUD 26720 - AUD 31,440
Postgraduate Level (Masters Qualifying Program -Business and Law)AUD 13,100
Domestic Students
University Level (Foundation Program)AUD 25350 (Standard)
AUD 29,900 ( Extended)
Undergraduate (Diplomas )AUD 21400 - AUD 25,040
Postgraduate Level (Masters Qualifying Program -Business and Law)AUD 13,100


Accommodation varies at each campus but all are within walking distance of campus facilities.

On-Campus stay

This is only available at Melbourne campus, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus as well as Geelong Waterfront campus. The classes are just walking distance away from all these locations.


In a homestay students will get an opportunity to stay with an Australian family, besides understanding their culture and values the students won’t feel homesick also in such an environment.


Students can also choose to rent an apartment or room along with their friends. But the other costs like food, maintenance would be additional. Also, the students are supposed to follow the conditions of the lease contract signed by them at the time of taking the accommodation.

Hostel/Apartment Style

Various student hostels are available in this location and apartment-style accommodation is available for students to choose from. It can be taken in single or on a shared basis.

Accommodation for International Students Under 18 Years of Age

  • Reside with parent/relative or somebody who has custody of the student.
  • Either the student should opt for care arrangements or reside on the on-campus of Deakin College

Living costs

It is variable for every individual and may range from AUD 14,000 - A$20,000. It includes Accommodation, Transport, Entertainment, Food, Clothing, and Textbooks.

Financial Aid (Scholarships)

  • Navitas Family Bursaries: It applies where two or more students from the same family study at a Navitas institution. The amount is equivalent to 10% of the tuition fee for up to 8 units of study within one program.
  • Student Academic Merit Scholarships: The College rewards students in the first trimester by giving them a scholarship for the final part of their Deakin College studies if they have scored well in the first trimester of the course.
  • Deakin College India Excellence Scholarships: This Scholarship is awarded to selected high-achieving students who are offered a place at Deakin College in 2019.
  • Deakin College Construction Management Scholarships: This is awarded to students who are offered a place in the Diploma of Construction Management in 2019.

Alumni network

Some of the notable Alumni:

  • Ben Graham: American football player
  • Livinia Nixon: Australian television presenter and actress.
  • Dickson Lukose : Principal Scientist, Senior Director
  • John Hyde :Politician
  • Julie Attwood: Politician