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.

A degree to help you meet your goals

When it comes to choosing the Deakin degree that is right for you, there are many different factors to consider.

If this is your first university degree, or if you are looking to study something different than you have before, you should explore Deakin’s range of undergraduate degrees. A bachelor degree will help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and gain necessary qualifications for your future career. Many Deakin bachelor degrees are designed to be flexible, so you can explore a range of disciplines and tailor your study to meet your interests. If you want to pursue further postgraduate study, your bachelor degree can help you meet any prerequisites to do so.

Depending on your career goals, a postgraduate qualification may be essential to gain specialist knowledge and necessary qualifications. Postgraduate degrees can also be ideal to take the next step in your career, or to take a new direction. With a range of graduate certificate, graduate diploma, masters and research degrees available, Deakin has a degree to get you where you want to be.

Undergraduate degrees

Build a strong foundation for your future career with a Deakin undergraduate degree. Our approach to learning puts the emphasis on practical experience, so you can graduate job-ready.

Learn more about undergraduate study

Postgraduate degrees

Take your career to the next level with a postgraduate degree from Deakin University. With our industry-aligned courses and leading reputation, you can develop the skills to put yourself in high demand.

Learn more about postgraduate study

Find a course

From commerce and business or education to engineering and nursing – you can find your dream course degree at Deakin. The academic requirements (your scores from previous study) and the language requirements (your level of English) are listed on each course page.

Find a course online

Explore by study area of interest

If you know the area you would like to study, or if you have narrowed it down to a few, it is easy to research your degree options by study area.

Our study area pages explore subjects in more detail, and can help you understand the difference between related degrees.

Still looking for more information? Deakin often runs course and study area webinars, where you can learn more about our degrees from course experts and current students. You can explore our Deakin international webinars page to find upcoming webinars or watch recordings from recent events.

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Prepare for your future career

Deakin’s approach to learning puts the emphasis on practical experience and our curriculum is informed by the best in industry. As a Deakin student, you will also have access to our unique DeakinTALENT career services. Australian employers have voted DeakinTALENT the most popular university careers service in Australia four years in a row*.

Discover what DeakinTALENT has to offer

Apply for a course

Once you have chosen a degree, you can apply by following our step-by-step instructions. If you are interested in a bachelor degree or a diploma, you will be applying for an undergraduate course. A postgraduate course is either a masters degree or a PhD.

Find out how to apply

Paying for your course

You can calculate the cost of your Deakin degree online.

You may be eligible for financial assistance – find out what scholarships are available for international students.

Read more about fees and scholarships

Entry requirements

Not sure if you're eligible to study at Deakin? We can help you figure things out. Learn about visa, academic and language requirements.

Find out about our entry requirements

Students under 18 years of age

International students under 18 years of age must demonstrate that they have adequate welfare arrangements in place before they can be granted a student visa.

Find out about under 18 requirements

We're here to help

Discover our helpful guide to understanding the terms used by Deakin University.

Your guide to Australian university terms

Do you need help understanding terminology used by Deakin? They might be different than the words used in your home country. Here is a guide on key terms you need to know.

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Deakin authorised international agents

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

Learn more about Deakin's authorised international agents

Meet a Deakin representative in your country

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

Find a Deakin representative near you


* Australian Association of Graduate Employers 2017 – 2020