Study Abroad Program (Business and Law)


Deakin's Study Abroad program is for students at an overseas university who'd like to study 1 or 2 trimesters within Deakin's Faculty of Business and Law.

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Studying abroad at Deakin gives you a great opportunity to discover the unique wonders of Australia while giving you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore a new culture and make new friends.

The Study Abroad program is for students enrolled at an overseas university who wish to study for 1 or 2 trimesters at Deakin University. Deakin University uses a trimester system, which is equivalent in course load and duration to the previous semester system. Two trimesters are still equal to a full academic year. Deakin's Study Abroad program allows students to select units (courses) of study from across all four Deakin Faculties.

The Faculty of Business and Law contains two schools - Deakin Law School (DLS) and Deakin Business School (DBS). DBS encompasses six departments which included the Department of Accounting, Department of Economics, Department of Finance, Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics, Department of Management and Department of Marketing. The Faculty’s committed to extending the boundaries of business and legal education.

The Faculty of Business and Law offers courses on three campuses (Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong) and Warrnambool) as well as by distance education throughout the world.

Look for units (courses/classes) you can take at Deakin University using the unit search. Use the keyword (your field of study for example marketing), trimester start and year level to refine your search. For assistance with finding units or further information on the classes available to Study Abroad students, email

For further information on Deakin's Study Abroad program including accommodation, the orientation trip, campuses and locations, please visit the Study Abroad website.

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Campus availability varies per trimester. This means that a course offered in Trimester 1 may not be offered in the same location for Trimester 2 or 3. Read more to learn where this course will be offered throughout the year.

Frequently asked questions

What are the key study start dates?

Browse all start and finish dates for Deakin’s main study periods. You’ll also find dates relating to applications and prospective student events, plus a list of all public holidays and study breaks.

How much does it cost to study at Deakin?

Your tuition fees will depend on the type of student you are, the course you study and the year you start. Fees are based on an annual amount; they don't cover the entire duration of the course.

Use our fee estimator to gauge what your fees could be per year.

Can I speak to someone in person about my study options?

Yes! We regularly host a range of events including 1:1 consultations and information sessions, to assist you with your study options and career planning. Check out our upcoming events or contact our Prospective Student Enquiry Centre on 1800 693 888 for more information.

Am I eligible for a scholarship with this course?

Scholarships are available for domestic and international students at all study levels. Find a scholarship that works for you.

Can I claim recognition of prior learning (RPL) for this course?

In some courses, you can reduce your overall study time and tuition cost by getting your work and previous study experience recognised as recognition of prior learning (RPL).

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