How to switch to Deakin
Switching from a different education provider to Deakin is easier than you think. That's true whether you're coming straight from another provider, or you've been out of study for a little while. You can even apply to have previous learning or work experience credited to your Deakin course.
Switching made simple
Follow these seven simple steps and you'll find that the transition to studying with Deakin is a breeze.
Find your course
Find the course you want to enrol in. Remember to check the entry requirements to ensure you’re eligible, and make sure the course has an intake during the trimester you’re interested in.
Get your academic transcript
If you are currently (or were previously) studying at the tertiary level, contact your provider and ask them to supply a copy of your academic transcript. You’ll need this for the next step.
Apply for the course at Deakin following the correct instructions for the course type and let us know if you’re switching from a different provider. You’ll also need to submit the required documentation (this usually includes academic transcripts, work experience and personal statements).
Learn more about how to apply:
Accept your offer
We’ll process your application and check that you’re eligible for the course you nominated. If Deakin sends you an offer of admission, you’ll need to formally accept it.
Credit for Prior Learning
Apply for Credit for Prior Learning. Depending on how much of your previous course you completed, you may be eligible to have credit applied to your new Deakin course. Some types of workforce experience are also eligible. Having credit applied to your Deakin course recognises learning you’ve already achieved, and can save you time and money.
Withdraw from your old course
If you’re switching from a different provider, remember to withdraw from your course there before the provider’s census date.
Finally, if you receive an offer, you'll be provided with all the information you need on how to enrol.