Study online

Study with the university leading online education delivery. Our commitment to innovation helps shape your online experience, giving you all the tools and support you need to succeed at university.

Choose your course

More than 180 courses are available to study online. Our flexible trimester system means you may be able to get your degree sooner while still enjoying a premium-quality learning experience.

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Why study at Deakin's Cloud Campus?

At Deakin, we bring the classroom to you. Join our 15,000-strong community of online students and learn with the same top teachers as on-campus students, giving you the ultimate flexibility to study anywhere, anytime.

Cloud Campus study group

State-of-the-art digital tools

Our online learning environment provides direct access to world-renowned academics and everything you need to succeed at university.

Australia's best online MBA

Our online Master of Business Administration (MBA) is ranked among the top 20 in the world and the best in Australia by prestigious rankings organisation QS.

Cloud student choosing her course

Over 180 courses available

With more courses to choose from across all study areas and study levels, you're sure to find the right course for you.

The lecturers that teach on campus also teach on cloud. This meant that the expertise and teaching I was getting was very genuine... I felt that I was getting the same experience as students on campus.

Toni Honicke

Online student

Chat to our course advisors

Discuss your online options with a course advisor today! Available 8.30am–5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Call 1800 693 888

How it works

Access the Cloud Campus through your computer, laptop, mobile or tablet. We use cutting-edge technology to bring the classroom and everything you need for your studies to you, no matter where you are or when you're free to study.

Access library and class resources

Download readings, videos and presentations to view whenever it suits you.

Communicate with your class in real time

Collaborate, share videos and deliver presentations in real time with students and staff.

Interact with your online classroom

Watch classes, submit assessments and take part in live discussions.

Learn more about the Cloud Campus

Discover more benefits of the Cloud Campus

  • Learn what you want, when you want – you're in control.
  • Sophisticated online learning tools enable a seamless study experience.
  • Student success coaches connect with you regularly via email and Skype to ensure your personal and professional development.
  • Collaborate and connect with academic staff, mentors and peers without delay.
  • If you're near a campus, you can visit and take advantage of all of the same resources available to on-campus students.

Learn more about studying at the Cloud Campus

See what it's really like to study at Deakin's Cloud Campus

Fit study around your work, family and lifestyle

You don’t have to put your life on hold. I want to follow my passions but not to the detriment of my family.



For many of us, the thought of studying while juggling the demands of family and work can appear daunting, if not impossible. That's why we've developed an online learning experience that fits around you and your lifestyle.

Deakin MBA graduate Sarah Sytema knows this all too well. After completing an undergraduate degree and working for a few years, Sarah soon realised she needed more business knowledge to take the next step in her career.

From the time she started her MBA to her graduation six years later, she'd had two children and earned a number of promotions at work.

So how did she manage to juggle study, family and her career so successfully?

Read more about Sarah's journey

Studying via both cloud and campus mode allowed me to balance study and work commitments with the responsibilities of raising a young family.


Master of Health Promotion and Master of Public Health graduate