Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment puts great emphasis on excellence in teaching and learning, research and research training, community engagement and staff empowerment. We're involved in national and international activities, and are proud of our partnerships with industry, community, government and the professions.

Our strategic focus

We aim to prepare graduates for the careers of the future. We do this by harnessing emerging technologies to facilitate borderless, personalised education and by conducting research that informs our teaching programs and impacts the communities we serve.

We're committed to extending the boundaries of science, technology and design through close relationships with professional associations, other education providers, industry and government across Australia and internationally.

We actively foster partnerships with relevant organisations, like-minded universities and our alumni. This engagement helps to improve our graduate outcomes and globally relevant research.

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Our courses are informed by our innovative research and advised by industry who help shape our programs to make them locally and globally relevant. You'll emerge ready to make a significant contribution in your industry of choice and the communities we live in.

Many of our courses provide industry-based internship opportunities, giving you first-hand work experience and preparing you for employment once you graduate. You may also choose to take part in our peer support and mentor program, offering a friendly face from the moment you start at Deakin and helping you transition into university life.

Explore our courses

Whether you’re starting out at uni or looking to advance your career, browse our range of study areas to find a degree that suits your interests, strengths and career goals. Find your specialisation and join a university in the world’s top 1%.

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Our research

Our vision is to conduct research that focuses on issues affecting our surrounding environment, recognises the current challenges society face and then finds innovative ways to solve them for the future. We’re proud of the contribution that our research makes to people’s lives on a local, national and international level.

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Industry partnerships

Our strong research reputation is underpinned by our exceptional national and international industry links and partnerships. Our researchers actively engage with businesses, government and community groups, and collaborate to discover meaningful solutions to current social, economic, technical and environmental challenges.

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We're committed to engaging young minds with the possibilities of studying architecture and built environment, engineering, information technology, and life and environmental sciences. Our outreach programs give secondary school students the opportunity to experience a range of interactive and hands-on programs and workshops across our study areas.

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School of Architecture and Built Environment

The School of Architecture and Built Environment offers a range of courses enabling students to contribute to the creation of beautiful, meaningful and sustainable environments to enhance our lives. These courses are supported by our extensive research programs responding to both local and global needs, and through our partnerships and unique, inspiring facilities.

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School of Engineering

The School of Engineering offers an innovative approach through project-oriented, design-based learning helping provide students real-world experiences. Our industry collaboration and partnerships, and wide range of research all work towards producing well-rounded and sought-after engineers of the future.

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School of Information Technology

The School of Information Technology offers a broad range of first-rate, industry-informed courses that give students the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference. These are supported through our active research groups, centres and partnerships, which produce globally-capable information technology graduates of the future.

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School of Life and Environmental Sciences

The School of Life and Environmental Sciences explores all aspects of the world’s development, whether it’s social, economic or environmental. Our teaching is directly informed by our research program, industry connections and partners. Our research is driven by the need to make a difference and to find solutions to real-world problems, now and in the future.

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Faculty staff

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