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Deakin University, in Victoria is Australia’s leading university for global student mobility. It has more than 2,000 international students from across the globe. Also Deakin University is ranked in those top 3% universities which have a good graduate employment rate. There are more than 30 subjects that are offered at the University, which have been ranked worldwide.


University TypePublic
Campus SettingSuburban
Establishment Year1974
No. of Campuses4
Accommodation Capacity2,385
Graduate Job Rate88.6% (full time)
Research FundingAUD 20 million
Cost of AttendanceAUD 30,000-40,000 (annually)
Applications AcceptedOnline/Offline/Through Agent/VTAC
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time and online

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • 94 undergraduate, 130 graduate and 32 doctoral degree programs are offered at Deakin University under 18 areas of study.
  • The University’s Hospitality and Leisure Management has been ranked 2 worldwide.
  • Other subjects that been ranked in the top 50-100 subjects in the world are: Law, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, Political Science, Education, etc.  
  • Deakin University offers on-campus residential facilities for international students.
  • There are four residential colleges on-campus, which offer different types of rooms and apartments to students for accommodation. There is also an option for off-campus accommodation for students.

Deakin University Admission Process

  • Application Form: International students can apply online, offline or through their country specific agents.
  • The students belonging to Australia and/or pursuing an International Baccalaureate Diploma can apply through the VTAC Application.
  • Common Requirements: Transcripts, Higher Secondary Certificate and, work experience with bachelor’s degree/diploma (for PG).
  • Application Fee: AUD 55
  • Additional Requirements: Copy of passport, financial statement, identity declaration and accommodation declaration with signatures.
  • Application Deadline: according to trimester are: Trimester 1: February 17, 2019.
  • Malaysian students, English Proficiency Exam of SPM is valid for five years before admission to the university.

The following table shows the required English proficiency test scores for international candidates.

TestTest Scores
TOEFL (iBT)65-94
TOEFL (PBT)550-600
IELTS6.0-7.5 overall

Cost of Attendance

Department NameCost of Tuition
Humanities and Social SciencesAUD 27,400 – AUD 32,000
Education & TeachingAUD 28,000 – AUD 34,800
Mass Media and CommunicationAUD 29,000
Architecture & DesignAUD 30,200
BusinessAUD 30,000 – AUD 32,600
LawAUD 33,800
Science, Engineering & Information TechnologyAUD 30,200 - AUD 35,600
Health SciencesAUD 30,800 – AUD 53,700
Creative ArtsAUD 29,000 – AUD 30,800
NursingAUD 32,600 – AUD 34,400
NutritionAUD 34,400

Financial Aid

International students are offered various scholarships by the Deakin University. Some of the scholarships are:

  • Singapore Health Scholarship- 20% tuition fee waivered.
  • Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship- 100% tuition fee waivered
  • Vietnam Partners Scholarship- 25% tuition fee waivered for Indian students
  • Deakin India 25% Merit Scholarship- 25% tuition fee waivered.
  • ​SCCA Sri Lanka Bursary- 20% tuition fee waivered. Deakin India 20% Merit Scholarship


Deakin University’s global alumni network are offered various benefits: Deakin Talent helps graduates find employment, 15% discount on pursuing postgraduate courses, library membership, etc.


Deakin offers as many as 100 undergraduate courses and around 150 graduate courses ranging from business to humanities to medicine. The university has 18% International student in its student body. Deakin invites application on a trimester basis.

  • Entry requirements for each Deakin degree differ and also depend on the country of applicant’s residence.
  • No application fee is charged when applied online.
  • Specific entry requirements for graduate programs differ by subject and study area.
  • Some graduate program requires work experience.


Application PortalUG - PDF Application/Online Application
PG - Graduate portal
Application fees (non-refundable)Free if applying through official portal
Student to Teacher ratio25:1
Work experienceRequired for Graduate programs
Contact details for International studentsCall - +61 3 9627 4877
Email - [email protected]
Intake SeasonsT1, T2, T3
International Percentage18%

Deakin University Admission Deadlines

Deakin University has three trimesters in which admissions are carried out. While direct admissions to Deakin can be made at any time, VTAC – Victorian Tertiary Admissions Center accepts applications from August through to November every year.

Also, note that these are general deadlines, not all courses are open at each admission intake.

Term/SemesterAdmissions OpenAdmissions Close
Undergraduate Program
Trimester 3Now Open3 November 2019
Trimester 15 August 201923 February 2020
Trimester 2TBATBA
Graduate Program
Trimester 3Now Open3 November 2019
Trimester 15 August 201923 February 2020
Trimester 2TBATBA

Deakin University Undergraduate Admissions

Deakin University offers 100 UG programs in the field of Education, Civil Engineering, Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Health Sciences, Nutrition Science, Arts, Criminology, International Studies and Laws. To apply for admission international applicants have to fulfil the following requirements -

Where to Apply:University Portal

Admission requirements

  • Official copies of secondary school transcripts showing courses taken throughout the year and grades received. Translations of the same are also required if they are not in English.
  • Award Certificates
  • Formal Identity Papers (your passport)
  • A CV and personal statement
  • Evidence of English proficiency if you are a non-native English-speaking student. The university applies 5 bands (Bands A-E) for English language criteria for admission to all courses.

English Proficiency Requirements

This is one of the additional requirements that international students have to meet to apply. Official score reports of either TOEFL or IELTS are required as a proof of English proficiency for an applicant who does not come from a country with English as its first language.

BAND A6 (no band lower than 6.0)65(Writing 21)550 (Writing 4.5)16916952-57
BAND B6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)70 (Writing 21)577 (Writing 4.5)17617658
BAND C7 (no band lower than 6.5)94 (Writing 24)600 (Writing 5)176-185176-18565 No less than 58 in each skill
BAND D7 (no band lower than 7)94 (Writing 27)600 (Writing 5)185 18565 No less than 65 in each skill
BAND E7 (no band lower than 7, speaking and listening 7.5)102N/A185 (speaking and listening 191)185 (speaking and listening 191)73

Visa requirements for International students

Once selected, you would be required to submit an acceptance fee to receive a COE (Confirmation of Enrolment) which you will need to apply for a student visa.

  • Apply for Australian Student VISA subclass 500, six weeks before the commencement of classes.
  • Arrange the documents
  • Apply online for the VISA along with the documents
  • Receive VISA decision along with the following details:
    • your visa grant number
    • the date your visa expires
    • your visa conditions
  • Keep a copy of all the documents while arriving in Australia

Deakin University Graduate Admissions

Deakin University offers a diverse range of graduate programs in the field of Architecture & built environment, Business, Communication, Creative arts & writing, Education & teaching, Engineering, Health, Humanities & social sciences and Information technology.

Where to Apply -University Portal

Academic requirements - Award certificates, academic transcripts and formal identity papers All academic admission requirements must be fulfilled prior to admission.

Each graduate program has its own unique admission requirements.

CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MBAT3: 3 Nov 2019,
T1: 23 Feb 2020,
Official Transcripts, CV, SOP,
work experience, Two LORs
Master of Information TechnologyT3: 3 Nov 2019,
T1: 23 Feb 2020,
A bachelor degree in relevant discipline6.5
Master of LawT3: 3 Nov 2019,
T1: 23 Feb 2020,
An LLB or equivalent in the same discipline leading to admission to practice;
Two years documented relevant professional experience
Master of ArchitectureIntake:
T1 – March,
T2 – July,
T3 - Nov 2019
Bachelor’s degree in architecture with a weighted average mark (WAM)
of 60 (or equivalent), OR a portfolio of relevant work.
Master of Biotechnology and BioinformaticsT1: 23 Feb 2020,
A bachelor’s degree in the same discipline with 60%6.5

The applicant will receive an acknowledgement email from Deakin International in a couple of days after the application has been received. The university release admission notification in 3 weeks for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework studies.

It is important to note that when lodging an application, all relevant fields in the application form should be completed and all relevant certified documents provided.