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Study online with us during COVID-19
Deakin is a highly ranked, internationally recognised university that aims for excellence in all its activities.
In deciding to study at Deakin, you'll be provided with an outstanding academic program and an exceptional student experience.
However, due to the shifting nature of COVID-19 and the uncertainty around travel restrictions over the next few months, Deakin University will offer ONLINE Exchange and Study Abroad in Trimester 2, 2021 (July - October 2021).
If you are thinking of applying to Deakin or have already lodged your application, you may wish to nominate or defer your application(s). Email us for more information.
What are you applying for?
This is your chance to explore a new culture, gain a global perspective, make friends from all over the globe and discover the world from down under. Take advantage of this highly rewarding experience while you build international links and diversify your portfolio.
Choose your study type to find out how to apply for your program.
We are partnered with hundreds of universities globally – find out if your university is a Deakin exchange partner.
Not a partner? Not a problem. We have different study abroad options to keep your education journey on track.
Discover other programs available to you.
Why come to Deakin?
As one of Australia's leading tertiary education providers, Deakin offers a personalised experience enhanced by world-class programs and innovative digital engagement. We lead by creating opportunities to live and work in a connected, evolving world.
Discover our inspiring campuses
Check out our campuses and get a feel for why we are the #1 university for student satisfaction in Victoria.*
Life at Deakin
At Deakin, we are digital innovators. We use cutting-edge technology to provide personal and flexible learning experiences for our students. This includes helping you manage your course requirements, stay in control of your study, improve your skills and find your way across campus, all at the touch of a button.
There are plenty of accommodation options for international students, whether you would like to live on campus or off. We can help you find somewhere
to live, and somewhere to stay when you first arrive.
Deakin Study Abroad Club (DSAC)
Make friends in Australia through the Deakin Study Abroad Club where you can join various fun and cultural activities.
I got to participate in unforgettable events. I have met so many cool people, and the friendships I have made along the way and the memories we all share are something I will cherish the rest of my life.
Aarhus Business School, Denmark
Benefits of studying with Deakin
Studying abroad will not only give a fresh perspective on your studies but also enable you to become a part of a global community. Here at Deakin, we encourage you to come out of your comfort zone and immerse yourself into a culture that is different to your own – create networks, make lifelong friends from all over the world and discover a new path full of opportunities.
Embrace the life of adventure and being spontaneous as you gain life experience and welcome a new found appreciation of everything. Experiencing a different style of teaching will allow you to think outside the box and gain a competitive edge – not to mention it will look good on your CV and show prospective employers that you have a high level of adaptability.
Global Citizenship Program
The Global Citizenship Program is a free program available to all Deakin students and offers you the opportunity to earn a suite of digital credentials by completing various internationally-focused activities.
Apply now to enhance your cross-cultural capabilities, increase your employability, and expand your global perspectives with the Global Citizenship Program.
Pre-approved study options
Deakin has a great range of pre-approved unit options available. These have no prerequisites, which means you are granted direct entry upon application. Any other units that you select that are not on this list will be sent to their respective faculty along with your academic transcript for approval.
Streamlined trimester packages
Fast-track your application process by studying streamlined pre-packaged offerings.
This is your one-way ticket to an immersive Australian experience. Let us welcome you to the country as part of your orientation program.
Trimester 1, 2021
Application deadline: 31 January 2021
Orientation: 22 February – 5 March 2021
Classes commence: 8 March 2021
Intra-trimester break: 2 April – 11 April 2021
Teaching period ends: 28 May 2021
Study period: 31 May – 4 June 2021
Examinations: 7 – 18 June 2021
Release of results: 8 July 2021
Trimester 2, 2021
Application deadline: 13 June 2021
Orientation: 5 - 9 July 2021
Classes commence: 12 July 2021
Intra-trimester break: 16 – 22 August 2021
Teaching period ends: 1 October 2021
Study period: 4 – 8 October 2021
Examinations: 11 – 22 October 2021
Release of results: 5 November 2021
Trimester 3, 2021
Application deadline: 4 October 2021
Recommended arrival (arranging accommodation on arrival): 25 October 2021
Latest recommended arrival (pre-arranged accommodation): 31 October 2021
Orientation: 1 – 5 November 2021
Classes commence: 8 November 2021
Intra-trimester break: 20 December 2021 – 2 January 2022
Teaching period ends: 4 February 2022
Study period: 7 – 9 February 2022
Examinations: 10 – 18 February 2022
Release of results: 3 March 2022
If you would like to get in touch, please feel free to send us an email.
*Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2019 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)