How to apply

Applications for Trimester 2 and 3, 2020 are now open.* Whatever your skills and career goals, Deakin has a course to suit you.

The information on this page is for domestic students only. International students should visit international student applications. If you have all the information you need to apply now, please visit Deakin's application portal.

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Study with a leading university ranked in the top 1% globally^

Apply online via our easy-to-use applicant portal

What are you applying for?

Find out how to apply for your preferred course. Choose your study type to get started.


Explore your interests, passions and ambitions by joining Deakin’s lively undergraduate community.

Undergraduate degree applications


Gain qualifications, advance your career or learn more about what you love with a postgraduate degree from Deakin.

Postgraduate degree applications


Join the world's best and brightest and showcase your expertise on a global scale with a higher degree by research (HDR).

Research degree applications

If you're unsure which study type is right for you, we can help you find out:

Entry pathways to Deakin

No matter your ATAR, education or work history, there are plenty of options for you to still get into an undergraduate course at Deakin. Use our pathway planner to explore your options and map your journey to Deakin.

Find your pathway

NIKERI Institute

Single subject study

Choosing to undertake tertiary study is a big decision, so we’ve taken the guesswork out of applying. By following the steps below you'll be well on your way to experiencing the unique advantages of flexible and culturally inclusive studies.

Learn more about applying to NIKERI Institute

Most units at Deakin are also available as single (non-award) units that don't lead to degrees. Studying a single unit is a great way to pursue personal or professional interests or see if university is right for you.

Discover the benefits of single unit study

Get help with your application

If you have a question about applying, courses or studying at Deakin, get in touch with one of our friendly advisers. Book an appointment time that suits you, or give us a call on 1800 693 888.

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Application information

Key dates

Make sure you don't miss out on your preferred intake by browsing all start and finish dates for Deakin's main study periods.

Browse dates

Application documents

Get expert advice on the best way to prepare your application, from the documents you'll need to support your application to writing a compelling personal statement.

Learn more

Deakin Webinar Series: The application process explained

Want a guide to completing your application to study at Deakin?

Get expert advice on the best way to prepare your application, from the documents you'll need to support your application to writing a compelling personal statement.

Contact us

We're committed to giving you all the support and assistance you need throughout the application and enrolment process.

Domestic students
1800 693 888
Enquire online

International students
+61 3 9627 4877
Enquire online

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Tuesday and Thursday, 9am–5pm, Building HE, Student Central, Melbourne Burwood Campus

Drop-in or book an appointment

*Application close dates vary and not all courses are available for T1 intake. Please refer to course pages for details. Some courses have limited places, apply early to avoid missing out.

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