Choosing your degree

Study at one of the world’s leading universities

Your journey to Deakin starts here. Find out everything you need to know about starting your dream degree, from deciding what you want to study to learning how to apply.

Discover the Deakin course for you

Whether you are just beginning your education journey or looking to advance your professional skill set, Deakin offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. Explore our practical, industry-designed courses and discover why we are the #1 Victorian university for graduate employment.*

Undergraduate degrees

Build a strong foundation for your future career with an undergraduate degree at Deakin. Our approach to learning emphasises practical experience, so you will graduate work-ready.

Postgraduate degrees

Our teaching staff are experts who have international links and strong connections with industry. Our postgraduate degrees are designed to meet industry best practice.

Find your dream degree

From commerce and business to education and nursing, you can find your dream degree at Deakin. Academic and language requirements are listed on each course page.


Top 1% of universities worldwide


#1 in the world for sport science


#5 in the world for education


#20 in the world for nursing


Top 5 business school in Australia


Award-winning university career service


What area do you want to study?

Browse our range of study areas to find a degree that suits your interests, strengths and career goals. Explore subjects in more detail and understand the difference between related degrees.

Accounting and finance

Understand the financial aspects of markets and organisations.


Explore innovative ideas, design and technology.

Arts, humanities and social sciences

Align your passions and values to your ultimate career.

Business and commerce

Develop the skills and knowledge needed to become a business leader.

Construction management

Gain the skills to manage and complete construction projects.

Creative arts, design and writing

Master the tools of your trade and advance your artistic growth.


Study the causes of crime, and explore how it can be minimised or prevented.

Data science and analytics

Learn how to turn big data into big insights.


Build on your current knowledge and develop a more advanced skill set.


Benefit from state-of-the-art technology and create innovative solutions.

Environment and sustainability

Join the fight for our future and learn to preserve our planet for generations to come.

Food and nutrition

Join  the fast-growing health industry – food and nutrition.


Enjoy a rewarding career and help people lead healthier lives.

Humanitarian development and international relations

Develop the skills to lead in times of conflict and change.

Information technology

Turn your passion for technology into a future-focused career.


Deakin law graduates are recognised industry-wide for their practical legal skills and work-readiness


Be equipped with management best practices to help you take the next step in your career.

Media and communication

Become a specialist in advertising, journalism, professional writing and more.


Graduate skilled and motivated to improve community health and wellbeing.


Study with one of the largest and most reputable nursing schools in Australia.


Explore the way the human mind works and be ready for a range of careers.


Embrace your curiosity and help discover solutions to world issues.


Learn with a world leader and gain the expertise to stand out in the sports industry.


Develop the skills to nurture young minds and gain practical experience.

#1 Victorian university for graduate employment

Over 60,000 students from Australia and around the world choose Deakin for progressive, real-world learning that leads to career success.

Why study in Australia?

Why study in Australia?

Safe, welcoming and diverse, Australia is one of the most popular destinations for international students. Discover what it’s like to live and study in Melbourne and regional Victoria, and learn about work rights, living costs and transport.

Fees and scholarships

Fees and scholarships

Make your dream of studying at university in Australia a reality. Learn how university fees work, how to calculate and pay your fees, and discover international scholarship opportunities.

Entry requirements

To study at Deakin you first need to meet the academic, language and visa requirements. If you don't meet some of the conditions, we can help you find a pathway to your course.

Academic requirements

Each degree and study area has its own academic entry requirements based on your previous secondary school and university results.

English requirements

You will need to prove that you meet our English language requirements. Learn about what evidence you can provide to demonstrate this.

Under 18 years old?

If you are under 18 years of age you will need to have adequate welfare arrangements in place before being granted a visa.

Learn how to apply

Applications are now open. You can apply to study at Deakin by following our step-by-step instructions. If you are interested in a bachelor degree or a diploma, apply for an undergraduate course. A postgraduate course is either a masters degree or a PhD.

Authorised international agents

Deakin has a network of experienced authorised agents around the world. They provide advice and information on the University and our degrees, and can assist you with your visa and course application process.

Deakin representatives

We have staff all over the world who can help you decide if Deakin University is right for you. Our representatives can also help you complete and lodge your application. Meet up in person or get in touch over the phone or email.

I chose to study at Deakin because they offered world-class education in the field of psychology... the lecturers, student advisers and student mentors were all extremely supportive in helping students reach their goals for their education.

Jolene, Philippines

Bachelor of Psychological Science

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Looking for more information?

Deakin runs course and study area webinars, where you can learn more about our degrees from course experts and current students. Find upcoming webinars or watch recordings from recent events.

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*Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022, Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), based on overall employment for undergraduate students
^2021 Student Experience Survey, Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)

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