Deakin learning centres

Creating even more flexibility in study options, Deakin learning centres act as an extension to our campuses – including the Cloud Campus – with locations in metropolitan Melbourne and Victorian regional centres.

DeakinStart

DeakinStart is a free, four-week program that offers a supported and inclusive learning environment to help prepare you for life at university and ease your transition into university study. The program is designed to assist you whether you are a potential applicant or have already received a university offer.

Learn more about DeakinStart

Why study at a Deakin learning centre?

There are a multitude of advantages to studying at one of our learning centres.

More locations to choose from

  • A range of outer metropolitan and regional locations
  • Apply directly though Deakin, not through VTAC
  • Entry is open to school leavers and mature-age students
  • Study full time or part time – whatever suits your needs best
  • Study the first year of your bachelor’s degree at a learning centre then switch to study at a Deakin campus, including the Cloud Campus
  • Fast track your career: once you’ve completed a TAFE Diploma of Early Childhood Education, you can gain entry to Year 2 of a Bachelor of Education (Early Years)

Flexible study options

Study options are flexible and can be tailored to suit your needs. With our study options, you can:

  • combine modes of study that involve both online and face-to-face deliveries
  • learn in a dynamic, media-rich educational environment with access to Deakin’s online tools and systems
  • fit your study around your other commitments.

Same great support as on-campus students

  • Access to writing and maths mentors
  • Sessions with a language and learning adviser
  • Study skills workshops
  • Cloud peer-assisted study sessions (CloudPASS)
  • Smaller class sizes
  • Computer workstations and wi-fi internet access
  • Printing and copying facilities
  • Reference copies of prescribed text books
  • Friendly and helpful staff

A focus on career outcomes

All our courses are career focused – everything we teach has a real-world job application in mind. Our learning centres are no exception. Our professional teachers give you the knowledge and skills to jumpstart your career.

Where we’re located

Deakin learning centres

Deakin at Hume Global Learning Centre – Craigieburn

Deakin Learning Centre – Dandenong

Werribee Learning Centre

TAFE locations

TAFE locations offering Deakin courses are:

  • Lilydale
    Facilities and student support only at Box Hill Institute's Lilydale Lakeside campus
  • Portland
    Bachelor of Education (Early Years) only at South West TAFE's Portland campus
  • Rosebud
    Bachelor of Education (Early Years) only at Chisholm Institute's Mornington Peninsula campus
  • Swan Hill
    Bachelor of Education (Early Years) only at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE's Swan Hill campus

What courses are available?

With the exception of the Bachelor of Education (Early Years)  (which can be studied in its entirety at a Deakin learning centre), you complete the first year of your course at a learning centre then move to a Deakin campus location or online via our Cloud Campus.

Apply online or download an application form (applications for the Bachelor of Education (Early Years) are online only).

Course name Deakin learning centre location Application process
Bachelor of Education (Early Years) Craigieburn
Dandenong
Rosebud (Chisholm, Mornington Peninsula Campus)
Werribee
Apply online directly to Deakin
Bachelor of Commerce Craigieburn
Dandenong
Werribee
Apply online directly to Deakin or
Download an application form 
Bachelor of Health Sciences Craigieburn
Dandenong
Werribee
Apply online directly to Deakin or
Download an application form
Bachelor of Psychological Science Craigieburn
Dandenong
Werribee
Apply online directly to Deakin or
Download an application form

Get personal, face-to-face advice

Speak to someone in person about your study options by dropping into a Deakin learning centre in Craigieburn, Dandenong or Werribee. 

Our staff are available to chat about the courses and opportunities on offer at any Deakin learning centre or other location, including the Cloud Campus.

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