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Did you know the traditional path from Year 12 to university isn't the only way to start studying at Deakin? Even if you didn't get the ATAR you hoped for in Year 12, you haven't missed your opportunity to study at Deakin. Learn from our experts about the many different study pathways available to Year 12 students who may not have met the entry requirements for their dream course.

Find out about the many different pathways on offer, from starting a different course at Deakin, to studying at Deakin College or via our TAFE partners across Australia. Deciding on your next step isn't always easy, which is why we've put together this on-demand webinar to give you the knowledge you need to help you make the best decision for you and your future.

Chat to our experts

Have a question for our team? Our experts are on hand to help you make the best decision for you and your future. Chat to us online, on the phone, or in person at our campuses in December, where you can get a taste of life on campus in 2022.

Pathways to studying at Deakin

Find out all you need to know about study pathways from our experts. Play this webinar on-demand – anywhere, anytime.

Download a course guide

Before, after or during the webinar, you might like to browse our course guides, including brochures for all of our study areas – so you can get more familiar with all the different courses we have on offer.

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Pathways to your dream course

If you already know which course you'd like to study, take advantage of our pathways finder tool. Just select your chosen course, enter your ATAR and you'll get all the info you need about the different pathways to study.

Guaranteed pathways

Have you found your dream course but don't quite meet the entry requirements? Deakin's associate degrees offer a guaranteed study pathway to help make your career goals a reality.

Calculate your VCE study score

Get an accurate prediction of your raw and scaled study scores by using our VCE Study Score Calculator.

Calculate your ATAR

Alternatively, you can calculate your ATAR based on your estimated raw scores, giving you a better idea of the courses available in your range.

Will I be studying on campus?

The interactive experiences you’re looking forward to in 2022, like learning in world-class facilities, club activities and meeting new friends, will take place on campus. Digital learning opportunities will complement, not replace, on-campus teaching, adding value to your degree by providing flexibility and training you in the digital literacy skills that are crucial to the future of work.