Deakin College

If you didn’t complete Year 12, or didn’t get a high enough ATAR, don’t panic – you don’t have to give up your dream of studying at Deakin. You can fast-track your entry straight into a Deakin University degree by completing a diploma, or a postgraduate degree qualifying program.


Guaranteed pathways

Studying at Deakin College can provide you with a direct guaranteed pathway into the Deakin degree of your dreams.

Study on campus

Start studying in a supported campus environment straight away. Then, when you transfer into your degree, you'll already feel at home.

Fast-track your degree

After completing your studies at Deakin College, you could move straight into the 2nd year of your chosen degree.


To learn more, or to apply, visit the Deakin College website

Introducing Deakin College

Since 1996, Deakin College (formerly MIBT) has given more than 15,000 students the opportunity to successfully progress into degree programs at Deakin University.

What is Deakin College?

Deakin College is a pathway program for prospective Deakin University students. Classes are held on three Deakin campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront and Geelong Waurn Ponds.

What can I study at Deakin College?

Students can study diploma programs in commerce, media and communication, computing, engineering, health sciences, management and science. Once completed, students can enter second-year bachelor's degrees at Deakin.

International students can study a postgraduate qualifying program (Business and Law). This is for international postgraduate students looking to enter the first year of selected master's degrees at Deakin.

Learn more about international entry pathways

Why choose Deakin College?

Deakin College is an entry pathway that lets you experience campus life straight away. You’ll feel part of the Deakin community and your transition will be seamless.

At Deakin College you can:

  • access all Deakin facilities and services
  • fast-track your way into a Deakin degree
  • enjoy small class sizes, giving you closer support from your tutors
  • choose from three intakes a year (March, June and October).

How to apply

To learn more about Deakin College, and to apply, visit their website.

Visit the Deakin College website

We can help you get there

Call or email Deakin College for personalised, 1-on-1 advice about how we can help you reach your goals.

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