School of Engineering

With a huge demand for graduates in Australia and internationally, engineering offers you an exciting future.

Whether through design, construction project management or something else, our engineers contribute to society in diverse, interesting ways – including meeting future challenges created by climate change.

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At Deakin, we offer an innovative approach to teaching through PODBL (Project-Oriented Design-Based Learning). Students experience real-world engineering challenges and put together creative and original solutions. We aim for our graduates to become forward-thinking and be ready for their future career.

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Students can undertake work-integrated learning (WIL) programs, short or long-term placements and interact with industry to gain real-world experience.

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Our facilities

Our engineering students have access to some of the best future-focused engineering facilities in the Australian university sector. Our Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET) houses advanced systems, laboratory and learning spaces. Our civil and environmental labs contain versatile equipment and technologies, which are tailored for teaching and research

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Our research

Our programs aren't just research informed, they're genuinely research led. Deakin's a leader in numerous engineering-focused research areas. Coupled with our state-of-the-art facilities the experience you'll gain is second to none, with opportunities for research degrees or research careers in Australia and overseas.

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We have extensive partnerships with industry to make sure that what we teach and research is both relevant and responsive to the changing needs of industry and the communities we work with.

We also receive input from industry through student placements, projects and our industry advisory group.

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School of Engineering
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Waurn Ponds Campus, Building KE
CADET – Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training
75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds
Victoria 3216

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School of Engineering
Deakin University
Locked Bag 20000
Geelong, Victoria 3220