Choosing your degree

Your journey to Deakin starts here. From deciding what you want to study to navigating the application process – find out everything you need to know about starting your dream degree.

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Why study in Australia?

There are plenty of good reasons why Australia is one of the most popular destinations for international students. Australia is safe, welcoming, diverse and beautiful – and offers first-class education opportunities.

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Entry requirements

To study at Deakin you must meet the academic, language and visa requirements. Not sure if you are eligible? We can help you figure things out.

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Applications are now open

As an international student, you can apply directly through Deakin or with the help of one of our overseas representatives. Use our step-by-step guide to apply now and start your journey to Deakin University, Australia.

HOW TO APPLY

Welcoming international students to Australia

The Australian border is open. We look forward to welcoming student visa holders to our Australian campuses this year. We recommend you apply for your visa as soon as you accept your Deakin offer and we issue your confirmation of enrolment.

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International course guides

Want to learn more about your study options at Deakin University? You can find more information about our degrees in the international course guides.

Download the 2023 International UG and PG Course Guide (PDF, 17MB)

Fees and scholarships

Deakin's international tuition fees vary depending on the course and units you choose, as well as your level of study. The fee payment process is simple and easy for students to use. Deakin offers different scholarships to assist high-achieving international students throughout their studies, and you may be eligible.

Discover more about our fees and scholarships

Study abroad and exchange

Coming to study at Deakin as an exchange or study abroad student gives you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover the unique wonders of Australia. Discover Deakin's study abroad, exchange and specialised programs.

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Being an international student, I have found no difficulties in making new friends and adapting to the culture. I feel no alienation here and it overwhelmed me because being a Muslim, and wearing a ‘hijab’ wrapped around my head, this foreign environment actually welcomed me.

Madihah, Malaysia

Master of Architecture

Student stories

Have you ever wondered what life is like as an international student? Explore Deakin Navigator to discover student stories, alumni profiles, study area information and latest news.

Visit Deakin Navigator

Supporting you as a Deakin student

Deakin wants you to enjoy your university experience, as well as succeeding in your studies. That is why we offer a complete range of support services, from orientation and welcome sessions to academic support and social activities. Beginning your Deakin degree is the start of an exciting journey. We can support you on every step of the way.

Find out more about Deakin's support services for international students

The Australian Government supports international students through the Education Services for Overseas Students Framework (ESOS Framework).

Find out more about the ESOS framework

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Footnotes

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