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Location: Geelong
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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.