Undergraduate course academic requirements

If you are not already in Australia (offshore international student), choose your previous country of study below for your specific entry requirements.

Please note, the entry requirements displayed are for courses at the Melbourne Burwood Campus and Cloud Campus. Courses at other Deakin campuses may have lower admission requirements. Combined courses often have higher admission requirements than single courses so please review the International Undergraduate Course Guide (PDF, 5.8MB) for more information.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

Arts and Education: 25
Business and Law | Business: 27, Law: 33, Sport: 27
Health: 25
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 25

Australian Foundation Program

Arts and Education: 65%
Business and Law | Business: 70%, Law: 80%, Sport: 70%
Health: 65%
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 65%

Note: Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate.

Brunei (A-levels)

Arts and Education: 6
Business and Law | Business: 8, Law: 10, Sport: 8
Health: 6
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 6

Note: To calculate eligibility, total up results of best three A-level subjects: A = 5, B = 4, C = 3, D = 2, E = 1.

Cambodia

Complete foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Canada, Alberta High School Diploma

A minimum total of 100 credits on the Alberta High School transcript of achievement.

Canada, British Columbia Certificate of Graduation

A minimum total of 80 credits on the British Columbia transcript of grades.

Canada, Ontario (OSSD)

A minimum of six Grade 12 credits (assessed individually).

China

Complete foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Denmark

Arts and Education: average of 7
Business and Law | Business: average of 7, Law: average of 10
Health: average of 7
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: average of 7

Note: 2 = meets minimum requirements, 4 = fair, 7 = good, 10 = very good, 12 = excellent.

France (Baccalauréat)

Arts and Education: average of 11/20
Business and Law | Business: average of 13/20, Law: average of 15/20

Health: average of 11/20

Science, Engineering and Built Environment: average of 11/20

Germany

Arts and Education: abitur of 3.2
Business and Law | Business: abitur of 3.0, Law: abitur of 2.5
Health: abitur of 3.2
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: abitur of 3.2

Note: Abitur: 3.2 = 65%, 3.0 = 70%, 2.5 = 80%.

Hong Kong (HKDSE)

Arts and Education: 18
Business and Law | Business: 18, Law: 22, Sport: 18
Health: 25
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 25

Note: No less than 3 for each core subject. Under review and subject to change.

India (standard class XII)

Arts and Education: 65%
Business and Law | Business: 65% , Law: 80% , Sport: 65%
Health: 65%
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 65%

Indonesia

Successfully completed the SMA3 (Year 12); and achieved the required SMA 3 school report grade average as indicated below:

Arts and Education: 75
Business: 75, Sports: 75, Law: 80,
Health: 75
Architecture and Construction Management: 75, Science: 75, Engineering: 75*, Information Technology: 75**

*additional requirement of passing grade in Math
**additional requirement of passing grade in Math for Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)

Japan

Complete foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Kenya

Complete foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Kuwait

Complete a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Malaysia (UEC)

Not more than 21 in your best five subjects where: A1=1, A2=2, B3=3, B4=4, C5=5, C6=6, D7=7, E8=8, F9=9.

Some courses with higher entry requirements will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Malaysia (STPM) GPA

Arts and Education: 2.7
Business and Law | Business: 3 , Law: 3.17, Sport: 3
Health: 2.7
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 2.7

New Zealand

No less than 80 credits – including at least 60 credits at level three or higher and at least 8 credits at level two or higher in English (4 must be in writing and 4 be in reading).

Nigeria

Complete a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Norway

Arts and Education: 3.5
Business and Law | Business: 3.5 , Law: 4.2, Sport: 3.5
Health: 3.5
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 3.5

Note: Vitnemal fra den videregaende skolen: 3.5 = 65%, 3.7 = 70%, 4.2 = 80%.

Oman

Complete foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Philippines

Complete IB refer to International Baccalaureate Diploma (above) or foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Qatar

Complete foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Saudi Arabia

Complete foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Singapore (A-levels)

Arts and Education: 6
Business and Law | Business: 8 , Law: 10, Sport: 8
Health: 6
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 6

Note: To calculate eligibility, total up results of best three A-level subjects: A = 5, B = 4, C = 3, D = 2, E = 1.

South Korea

Complete foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Sri Lanka (A-levels)

Arts and Education: 9
Business and Law | Business: 10, Law: 12, Sport: 10
Health: 9
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 9

Note: To calculate eligibility, total up results of best three A-level subjects: A = 5, B = 4, C = 3, S = 2.

Taiwan

Complete foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

Thailand

Complete Certificate of Secondary Education (Matayom 6 or M6) or complete foundation studies and/or diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

UAE

Complete foundation studies and/or a diploma program at Deakin College or at one of Deakin's TAFE partners.

USA

Year 12 High school Diploma Certificate plus either SAT or AP exam results for further assessment.

United Kingdom (A-levels)

Arts and Education: 6
Business and Law | Business: 8 , Law: 10, Sport: 8
Health: 6
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 6

Note: To calculate eligibility, total up results of best three A-level subjects: A = 5, B = 4, C = 3, D = 2, E = 1.

Vietnam

Vietnamese students must graduate with a National High School Graduate Certificate and achieve an overall GPA of at least 8.0 for Year 11 and Year 12.  In addition, applicants must achieve a minimum score of 8.0 for three major subjects in Year 12. Major subjects include maths, English, chemistry, literature, physics or biology. A minimum score of 8.5 in maths is required for engineering-related programs.

Zimbabwe

Arts and Education: 6
Business and Law | Business: 8 , Law: 10, Sport: 8
Health: 6
Science, Engineering and Built Environment: 6

Note: To calculate eligibility, total up results of best three A-level subjects: A = 5, B = 4, C = 3, D = 2, E = 1.