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Engineering at Deakin University, Australia

At Deakin University, Australia, we take an innovative approach to engineering education. Our strong industry links, state-of-the-art facilities and practical hands-on engineering degrees will provide you with everything you need to progress your career. Get a competitive edge by tackling real-world engineering problems in collaborative projects with industry.

Our long-standing partnership with Engineers Australia informs our teaching, ensuring our degrees are relevant and that students develop the skills that employers want. Through our engineering degrees' professional accreditation,* graduates are able to practice as professional engineers locally and around the world.

Not only that, employers seek out Deakin graduates for their forward-thinking, innovative and entrepreneurial qualities.


We are a multi-award winning, internationally recognised university.

We are proud to be:

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A top university worldwide

Ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide**
**ShanghaiRankings World University Rankings

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Top young university

One of the top 50 young universities in the world^
^QS World University Rankings

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Leaders in student satisfaction

Leader in graduate satisfaction in the Australian state of Victoria for the tenth consecutive year***
***Australian Graduate Survey (2010–15) and the Graduate Outcomes Survey, QILT (2016–19)

World-class facilities

As a Deakin engineering student, you will have access to world-class engineering and design facilities including some of the most advanced and future-focused systems, laboratories and learning spaces in the Australian sector. You will have opportunities to gain practical experience using simulation and visualisation systems, purpose-built interactive laboratories, unique Virtual Reality Lab and one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the southern hemisphere.

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Project-oriented design-based learning (PODBL)

Project-oriented design-based learning (PODBL) in collaboration with industry is a key feature of our engineering degrees. From the very first class, and throughout your degree, you'll actively develop ideas and design products through our experiential learning platform.

With our close links to industry, many of the projects you'll work on will meet real-world needs equipping you for your future engineering career.

Study engineering at Deakin University

Design and innovation are at the heart of engineering at Deakin. Learn from courses that go beyond theory, state-of-the-art facilities and practical programs to help you create innovative engineering solutions to real-world problems.

Engineering degrees

Select an engineering degree for the tables below to find out more about the courses available at Deakin.

Undergraduate engineering degrees

Postgraduate engineering degrees

While the information provided here was correct at the time of publication, Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or delete details of degree and unit offerings.

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Mayuka from Sri Lanka, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)

'The experience I have gained by joining Deakin as an engineering student is inexpressible. Deakin’s cutting edge technologies, featuring the most current and advanced lab equipment in the engineering department caught me by surprise from the very beginning.'

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Deakin in your country

We have staff all over the world who can help you decide if Deakin 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.

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*Professional accreditation does not apply for Master of Engineering (Professional) and Master of Engineering.
Deakin University’s Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours) has been designed in accordance with Engineers Australia professional accreditation on requirements. Deakin is currently seeking provisional accreditation on for the Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours) with Engineers Australia.