Future Students - International

Applying for trimester long and short-term programs

Academic entry requirements

To be eligible for entry into a trimester long study abroad program, students must have completed a minimum of two trimesters of full-time study outside Australia with a GPA of 2.6 out of 4 (or equivalent).

Individuals who apply to undertake Study Abroad immediately following completion of Year 12 (or equivalent) in their home country must meet the minimum requirements for entry to an award course of the University.

English language requirements

You will need to meet our English language requirements to study at Deakin University.

Applying for a trimester of study

Study Abroad applicants can apply directly to Deakin or through our overseas representatives.
Download an application form (127 KB) and email, fax or post it to us.

Once Deakin has received your application you will be notified by email. It will take one-two weeks to have your selected units of study approved by the appropriate academic school.

Once an offer has been made, you will be notified by email and your offer, listing all your approved units of study, will be sent to you or your institution's study abroad office. Your offer package will include instructions on accepting your offer, payment methods and a Pre-departure Guide including further housing information. Once payment is received you will be issued with an electronic Confirmation of Enrolment form (COE), which is the document required in order to apply for a student visa for Australian universities.

Students who accept an offer of a place are requested to bring an update on their transcript, to assist with final unit selection.

Applying for a short term program

Short-term program applicants need a minimum GPA of 2.6 out of 4 (or equivalent).
Study Abroad applicants can apply directly to Deakin or through our overseas representatives.
Download an application form (422 KB) and email, fax or post it to us.

Overseas Student Health Cover

The Australian Government requires all international students (and any dependants accompanying them) to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) The health cover provides for medical and hospital care within Australia from the date of students' arrival until the end of their studies in Australia. It is important to ensure you have continuous coverage of health insurance. If you allow your membership to lapse you will not be eligible to be reimbursed for any medical costs incurred during the lapsed period.

Forms and brochures

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20th January 2014