Find your future at Deakin
Studying at university isn’t just about diving deeper into your passions. It’s also about connecting you to a career you love. Practical learning is a key feature of Deakin courses, and that's why we're the #1 university in Victoria for student satisfaction*.
Use our course finder to explore 200+ industry-shaped courses, and filter by ATAR, campuses and interest areas to start shortlisting your favourite options. Not sure about your ATAR? Estimate it using our ATAR calculator.
Will I be studying on campus? Absolutely!
The interactive experiences you’re looking forward to, like learning in world-class facilities, club activities and meeting new friends, will all take place on campus. Digital learning opportunities will complement, not replace, on-campus teaching, adding value to your degree by providing flexibility and training you in the digital literacy skills that are crucial to the future of work.
Open all year
Get the full university experience – on campus, online, all year
Discover why 60,000+ students choose to study at Deakin at our Virtual Open Day and Deakin Campus Tours. Explore virtually to access all the information you need to find your dream course, and explore on campus to get a firsthand look at uni life.
Virtual Open Day
15 August, 9am–4pm
Join thousands of people at Virtual Open Day to watch information sessions on courses and uni life, ask questions in live Q&A and win awesome prizes – all from the comfort of your home.
Deakin Campus Tours
Get a firsthand look at our campuses and facilities by attending a 1-hour, student-led tour these school holidays. More than 6500 people have already attended an on-campus tour this year.
Support for Year 12 students
If you’re looking for advice and information that’s tailored to current Year 12 students, visit our support hub for Year 12 students.
While course preferencing doesn’t take place until Year 12, it’s a process all high school students should become familiar with. Here a few tips to get you started (and if you need more information, we’re here to help).
Understand your prerequisites now so that you’re prepared for the Year 11 and 12 subjects required for course eligibility – they can be found in the entry requirements section on courses pages.
VTAC will offer you a place in the highest preference you’re eligible for.
Your top preferences should be the courses you want to get into, rather than the courses you think you’ll get into.
Deakin Accelerate Program
If you’re a high-achieving student, you can boost your ATAR and fast-track your uni studies by completing two units of a first-year university subject in Year 12. Choose from a range of study areas to match your career aspirations and enhance your resume. You'll also get a taste of university life and the benefits of being a Deakin student, such as library access, study support and other campus services.
Top tips from three Deakin students for Virtual Open Day
Three current Deakin students tell us about their experience at last year’s Virtual Open Day and how it helped them to find their perfect course.
Deakin experts share what to expect from Virtual Open Day
With Deakin's 2021 Virtual Open Day fast approaching, three of our experts give you a heads up on what you can expect this year.
What's it like to be a uni student
Your first day at Deakin will be the start of some of the best years of your life. You can look forward to making new friends on our vibrant campuses, learning in world-class facilities, heaps of clubs and societies for every taste, and a massive range of support (including health and wellbeing services) to ensure you’re feeling your best on and off campus. You might even like to live on campus to immerse yourself in the full Deakin experience.
Explore our campuses
Melbourne Burwood Campus
An innovative, future-focused campus with a distinct community feel.
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Home base for many of Deakin’s world-leading research institutes.