It's not all about the ATAR

There are more pathways to university, and your dream career, than you might think.

Research

Research at Deakin is about changing the world. Our innovative research centres help to solve global challenges, create smarter technology, and improve the health and wellbeing of communities. With a diverse range of research areas, close links with industry, and first-class facilities, Deakin research creates real-world, far-reaching impact.

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Business and community

Deakin has a deep history of collaboration. We have forged partnerships with leaders in industry, government, and research to solve problems, share ideas, and inspire work-ready graduates. From developing community initiatives, connecting with global universities, to innovating with industry, Deakin promotes collaboration in everything we do.

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Ready to apply?

If you've found your perfect course, it's time to start thinking about your application. Deakin has a whole host of tools and guidance to support you through the process – from need-to-know dates, to advice on writing a personal statement, to Application Assist appointments with a friendly Deakin adviser.

Why choose Deakin

Whatever the future holds, Deakin will prepare you with more than just a degree. Our flexible study options, innovative learning, and world-class facilities mean that you’ll graduate ready for the jobs of tomorrow.

Ranked one of the top 10 universities in Australia*

#1 university in Victoria for student satisfaction^

Top 1% of universities worldwide#

Choose to study at one of our five campuses

Apply today, start in March

Take the next step towards your dream career – applications for Trimester 1, 2020 are now open.

You can filter our courses by study areas that interest you, the type of degree you'd like to undertake or even the campus location closest to you.

Discover our inspiring campuses

Take a look at our campuses and get a feel for why we're the #1 university for student satisfaction in Victoria.

Get help with your application

We understand that applying for university can be stressful. That’s why we offer a free personalised service to support you along the way. With an Application Assist appointment, you can receive step-by-step guidance while we share a screen over Skype.

Spots are filling fast, so make sure you book today. You can also call to book on 1800 693 888.

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Find your pathway

There are more pathways to university than you might think. No matter your ATAR or education history, we are here to support you on your journey into study. Use our pathways finder tool and discover the options leading you to your dream course.

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Deakin's acknowledgement

Deakin acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of our lands and waterways. We pay respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

Deakin is committed to valuing, building and sustaining recognition, understanding and positive relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians.

Read more about Deakin's commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, culture and values

*ARWU Rankings 2019
^Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2018 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)
#ARWU Rankings 2019