Entry requirements - undergraduate
There are many ways for you to meet the eligibility requirements for entry into an undergraduate course at Deakin. Each course has minimum eligibility requirements and some courses have additional requirements.
Specific entry requirements
Applicants need to meet their chosen course's specific entry requirements. These requirements range from studying certain units in Year 12 (prerequisites) to filling out a form, providing additional documentation (see below), passing a written test or attending an interview or audition.
For applications made through VTAC, these requirements are detailed in the course information in the VTAC Course Search.
For applications made directly to Deakin, you can check the specific course requirements on the course summary page via Find a course.
If you are undertaking the International Baccalaureate, you can find additional information on prerequisite requirements and scholarship options.
Documentation required when applying direct to Deakin
If you are required to provide additional documentation to support your application, not supplying these documents at the point of application may result in a delay in the consideration of your application.
When applying through the Applicant Portal, you'll be advised when these documents are required. They can be uploaded at the end of the application process (maximum file size is 2MB).
Supplementary Information Forms for VTAC applicants
Supplementary Information Forms are compulsory for some types of applicants for some courses. If your course is listed below you are required to complete the supplementary form.
Non year 12 applicants only must complete and submit the following:
- Architectural Technology; Architecture; Architecture/Construction Management; Construction Management - Personal Particulars Form
- Health and Physical Education (Secondary) - Personal Particulars Form
Year 12 applicants only must complete and submit the following:
Admission and selection policy
Please refer to the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education) Policy.