Deakin Accelerate Program

Applications for the 2022 Deakin Accelerate program are now open. Applications close 11.59pm 3 December 2021.

Get ahead with Deakin Accelerate

Get the same benefits as studying a fifth or sixth VCE subject, while gaining university credit and reducing the cost of your future degree at Deakin. If you’re planning to complete an extra subject in Year 12, discover how Deakin Accelerate gives you the additional experience of uni life, plus exposure to new learning styles, subject variety and a dynamic environment created especially for this program.

Boost your ATAR

Deakin Accelerate can contribute to your ATAR as a fifth or sixth subject. After successfully completing the program, you'll gain between three and five increment points to your ATAR aggregate, depending on your results.

Earn uni credit for free

You'll gain credit on successful completion of your Accelerate units, which you can put towards a related Deakin course. Plus, there are no tuition fees – we pay them for you.

Transition into uni

Become familiar with uni life, expectations and learning styles so you can make the perfect transition into uni after Year 12. Join our community and enjoy access to our study and student support services.

Oct 13

Deakin Accelerate Webinar

Wednesday 13 October 6–7pm

Students, parents and career practitioners are invited to attend our upcoming webinar to learn more about our Deakin Accelerate program. Hear from our experts and past Accelerate students to find out about our study areas, selection and application process and more.

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Missed out on Virtual Open Day?

Don't worry, you can still tune into our information session from Virtual Open Day 2021 to learn more about Deakin Accelerate. Find out how our VCE extension studies program will help you boost your ATAR while getting a head start on your university studies.

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How Deakin Accelerate works

You’ll study two first-year university units through the Accelerate program, one in Trimester 1 (March–June) and the other in Trimester 2 (July–October). If you choose to study on campus, you'll attend classes and seminars during the day – there are various times to choose from so you can pick one that fits in best with your VCE timetable. If studying online is more your thing, you can access online classes and participate in discussions and activities in your free time at school, or after hours when it suits you.

Choose how and when you want to study

You can study at one of Deakin’s four physical campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront, Geelong Waurn Ponds or Warrnambool – or if you need choice and flexibility in your studies, take advantage of our premium online learning platform.

No matter how you choose to study, you'll benefit from our online learning platform, which allows you to access classes, seminars, resources and more. Whether you're using your desktop, tablet or mobile, you'll have access to course content 24/7 and get answers in real time. When, where and how you study is up to you.

Deakin Accelerate

Hear what past Deakin Accelerate students have to say about the program.

I loved that the program allowed me to enter uni this year with more confidence than I ever could have imagined. More confidence in my chosen degree and in my ability to complete the work to a high standard. It has made a massive difference to my first-year uni experience so far.

Noah Foster

2020 Deakin Accelerate student – Law | Current Deakin student - Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws

Study areas

Select a study area to find out more about unit overviews, campus offerings, co/prerequisites and more.

Accounting

Co/prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Accounting – to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making

MAA261 Financial Accounting

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool or Waterfront (Geelong)

Cloud (online) or Burwood (Melbourne)

Overview

Accounting for Decision Making teaches students how to use accounting information to make appropriate business decisions. Students will learn to apply the concepts of double-entry accounting to record transactions, prepare financial reports and to analyse and interpret their meaning. Students will also learn to use management accounting budgets and planning techniques and will consider various contemporary issues.

Financial Accounting builds on introductory accounting knowledge and is designed to give students a detailed understanding of financial reporting concepts. Students will learn how to evaluate and apply key accounting standards in the preparation of financial reports. In particular students will learn the importance of financial information in supporting effective business decisions.

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Construction management

There is no co/prerequisite subject.

Units

SRM181 Project Management 1

SRM165 Introduction to Building Information Modelling

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Cloud (online) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Overview

Project Management 1 provides an overview of the essential knowledge required to operate successfully as a project manager in the construction industry. Students will learn about the purpose and context of project management within the Australian construction industry. The lifecycle of a project with a particular focus on the initiation stage and planning stage will be discussed. Students will also be introduced to project management activities of planning, monitoring and control.

Introduction to Building Information Modelling allows students to gain knowledge of the concepts as well as hands-on experience with related information management systems and methodologies. There is a large focus on major aspects associated with adoption and implementation of information management systems for data creation, visualisation, usage and sharing on construction projects. Students will also be introduced to leading Building Information Modelling (BIM) packages.

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Criminology

There is no co/prerequisite subject.

Units

ACR101 Introducing Crime and Criminology

ACR102 Introducing Crime and Criminal Justice

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Overview

Introducing Crime and Criminology introduces students to the various ways in which we think about and respond to crime and its control. It introduces some of the key frameworks for understanding and explaining crime and examines some of the main types of crime. Examples include crimes between persons, groups and organisations, and crimes at local, national and international levels.

Introducing Crime and Criminal Justice provides an introduction to the structures and procedures of the criminal justice system from a critical perspective. The unit outlines the major characteristics of the investigation, prosecution, adjudication and correctional processes within the criminal justice system, and the key issues which impinge on contemporary criminal justice administration in Australia.

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Disability, diversity and inclusion

There is no co/prerequisite subject.

Units

HDS101 Communication and Diversity

HDS106 Diversity, Disability and Social Inclusion

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Cloud (online) or Burwood (Melbourne)

Overview

Communication and Diversity examines the principles of effective communication and how these can be applied in a range of clinical and professional situations. Students will examine communication issues specific to physical disability, autism spectrum disorder, brain injury and vision/hearing impairment. Students will also practise applied communication skills including sign language, assertive listening, professional writing and communication resource development.

Diversity, Disability and Social Inclusion explores the complex and dynamic interrelationships between people who have a disability and the society in which they live. Students will learn about the different models and frameworks used in defining disability and their impact on social structures and policy. The unit examines the mechanisms behind social inclusion and exclusion of people with disability, including structural, environmental and personal influences, from childhood to old-age.

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Economics

Co/prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Economics – to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

MAE101 Economic Principles

MAE203 The Global Economy

Trimester

T1 (March–June) or T2 (July–October)

T1 (March–June) or T2 (July–October)

Campus

T1: Cloud (online), Warrnambool or Waterfront (Geelong)

T2: Cloud (online) or Burwood (Melbourne)

T1: Cloud (online) or Burwood (Melbourne)

T2: Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne), or Waterfront (Geelong)

Overview

Economic Principles is about the behaviour of consumers and producers and their interaction in the marketplace. The tools of market analysis developed in the unit provide the foundation for an understanding of issues such as coordinating people's needs with the world's limited resources, corporate pricing strategies, monopoly power, government regulation, the environment, income inequality, and the economic relationships between countries and foreign trade.

The Global Economy provides students with an understanding of the Australian economic system within the world economy, and an ability to identify and assess current macroeconomic problems and policies. The unit develops a framework to understand the ways in which the whole economy, or large sectors of the economy work. The unit provides insights for evaluating the working and the impacts of monetary and fiscal policy. Economic growth, unemployment, inflation, balance of payments and exchange rates are examined.

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Food and nutrition

Co/prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Food Studies – to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

HSN101 Foundations of Food, Nutrition and Health

HSN106 Food Fundamentals

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Cloud (online) with significant campus requirements or Burwood (Melbourne)

Overview

Foundations of Food, Nutrition and Health provides students with foundation knowledge of food sources of nutrients, food and nutrient recommendations for health and methods for measuring food intake and behaviour. Students also gain an understanding of interactions between the environment, technologies developed to produce and harvest foods and scientific advances in food and nutrition.

Food Fundamentals provides students with an understanding of food preparation and manufacturing processes applied to basic food commodities such as grains, cereals, vegetables, fruit, legumes, dairy, meat, fish, poultry, eggs, fat and oil products, starch, sugars and beverages. Products arising from these commodities have quality attributes that will be examined in some detail.

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Health practice and research

Co/prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Health and Human Development – to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

HBS108 Health Information and Data

HBS110 Health Behaviour

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Overview

Health Information and Data intends to provide students with the basic skills necessary to be consumers and ultimately providers of health research information. The unit comprises nine topics, covering: measuring health and disease in populations, introduction to qualitative research, study design, obtaining online health information, evaluating popular health claims, introduction to quantitative research, and evidence-based practice including critical appraisal.

Health Behaviour explores relevant health behaviour issues and their impact on an individual's health and wellbeing. The unit also examines the impact of socio-cognitive factors including self-efficacy and locus of control on behaviour change and how to harness this to enhance behaviour change and goal achievement. Further, the unit discusses theoretical explanations of health behaviour and how they are applied to derive effective approaches to achieving behaviour change.

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Journalism

Prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Media – must be completed in Year 11.

Units

ALJ111 News Reporting 1

ALJ112 News Reporting 2

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Overview

News Reporting 1 is an introduction to the practice and theory of multimedia journalism. It sets the social, professional and legal context for journalism practice, and introduces students to the convention of news writing and reporting stories. Students will also focus on combining text with photos and audio clips to produce news stories; critically examining their own production processes, and learning to report multimedia news stories to a deadline.

News Reporting 2, in the practice and theory of multimedia journalism, focuses on news reporting processes. It outlines professional, social and legal factors that impact on reporting of local, regional and national news. Students will engage with social media tools to report and produce their news stories. They will also use photojournalism and video news production skills while reporting news stories for broadcast and online media platforms.

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Law

Co/prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Legal Studies – to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

MLL110 Legal Research and Statutory Interpretation

MLL113 Legal Communication and Ethical Decision Making

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Overview

Legal Research and Statutory Interpretation aims to equip students with legal knowledge and skills which will form the foundation of their legal education. Topics include: legal research skills, legal reasoning, the common law, legislation, statutory interpretation and the evolution of the Australian legal system.

Legal Communication and Ethical Decision Making enables students to develop a number of skills, including: communication skills, legal analysis and problem-solving skills, legal research skills and legal referencing skills. Students will develop oral skills, listening skills, written skills and an understanding of the importance of context in relation to communications.

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Management

Co/prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Business Management – to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

MMM132 Management

MMM241 Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Overview

Management provides students with a critical understanding of the intellectual foundations of the study of management. The unit explores how management practice influences, and is influenced by, the external environment. This will involve examining how managerial action impacts on and is shaped by the environment, through a consideration of globalisation, ethics, social responsibility and the social and cultural context of management.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation provides students with an understanding of the dynamic nature of entrepreneurship including the challenges and opportunities that are experienced by entrepreneurs. An introduction to a range of processes and strategies will help students develop the necessary tools for identifying, creating and evaluating opportunities across the private, public and non-profit sectors.

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Management and law

Co/prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Business Management and Units 3 and 4 VCE Legal Studies – to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

MMM132 Management

MLL110 Legal Research and Statutory Interpretation

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Overview

Management provides students with a critical understanding of the intellectual foundations of the study of management. The unit explores how management practice influences, and is influenced by, the external environment, including examining how managerial action impacts on and is shaped by the environment, through a consideration of globalisation, ethics, social responsibility and the social and cultural context of management.

Legal Research and Statutory Interpretation aims to equip students with legal knowledge and skills which will form the foundation of their legal education. Topics include: legal research skills, legal reasoning, the common law, legislation, statutory interpretation and the evolution of the Australian legal system.

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Management and marketing

Co/prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Business Management – to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

MMM132 Management

MMK101 Marketing Fundamentals

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Overview

Management provides students with a critical understanding of the intellectual foundations of the study of management. The unit explores how management practice influences, and is influenced by, the external environment, including examining how managerial action impacts on and is shaped by the environment, through a consideration of globalisation, ethics, social responsibility and the social and cultural context of management.

Marketing is the most dynamic area of business and the glue that holds organisations together. Marketing is the only discipline that generates revenue for organisations by creating value for consumers, while capturing value for the organisation through building relationships with customers. This unit focuses on the creativity involved in the marketing process, ranging from understanding consumer needs to designing customer-driven integrated marketing strategies using the marketing mix.

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Marketing

Co/prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Business Management – to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

MMK101 Marketing Fundamentals

MMK266 Consumer Behaviour

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool or Waterfront (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waterfront (Geelong)

Overview

Marketing is the most dynamic area of business and the glue that holds organisations together. Marketing is the only discipline that generates revenue for organisations by creating value for consumers, while capturing value for the organisation through building relationships with customers. This unit focuses on the creativity involved in the marketing process, ranging from understanding consumer needs to designing customer-driven integrated marketing strategies using the marketing mix.

Consumers lie at the heart of the marketing exchange, so understanding how they think, feel and respond to the world around them is essential for developing marketing strategies that work. The Consumer Behaviour unit consequently explores some of the psychological, social and cultural processes that make consumers 'tick' and shows how knowledge of these processes can be used to better market both new and existing products and services.

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Philosophy

There is no co/prerequisite subject.

Units

ASP108 Critical Thinking

ASP216 Ethics in Global Society

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Overview

Critical Thinking delves into how to identify the structure of an argument in a 'logical outline', detect common reasoning errors and fallacies, and construct sound arguments. Examples of arguments taken from ‘live’ public discussions will be used, and students will reflect on some of the particular challenges to critical thinking presented by social media and other aspects of 'online life'.

Ethics in Global Society looks at global problems and investigates the moral obligations of states and of individuals in relation to them. Such problems include human rights, the rights of peoples to self-determination, nationalism and cosmopolitanism, global poverty, peace and war, terrorism, the role of women, and the global environment.

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Physical education and sport science

Co/prerequisite: Either Units 3 and 4 VCE Physical Education, VCE VET Health or VCE VET Sport and Recreation - to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

EEH103 Foundations of Sport and Exercise Pedagogy and Practice

HSE102 Functional Human Anatomy

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Cloud (online) with significant campus requirements, Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Overview

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Pedagogy and Practice provides disciplinary studies in anatomy and physiology with a focus on building knowledge, skills and expertise drawn on instructional approaches relevant to, human movement. It develops knowledge in anatomical and physiological language, cell and tissue structure and function and a focused exploration of body systems relevant to human movement.

Functional Human Anatomy is designed to provide students with an overview of the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system and how it relates to normal and abnormal human movement. A detailed analysis of the functional anatomy of the skeletal, articular, neural and muscular systems is explored. Additional areas explored will be the role that the musculoskeletal system plays in static and dynamic posture and movement control.

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Property and real estate

There is no co/prerequisite subject.

Units

MMP111 Introduction to Property

MMP122 Introduction to Property Development

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online) or Burwood (Melbourne)

Cloud (online) or Burwood (Melbourne)

Overview

Introduction to Property gives students a general introduction into the property market, property valuation and the role property plays in today’s economy. It introduces the concept of real property and improvements to land; property and the economy; property markets and sub-markets; an introduction to property management, stages of property development; urban economics, sustainability and planning.

Introduction to Property Development explores the issues that affect development of land and redevelopment of existing properties through an understanding of local and regional planning controls, procedures and legislative policy and precedent. The unit covers the principles of urban and regional planning with environmental and heritage protection strategies also discussed.

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Psychological science

Co/prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 VCE Psychology – to be completed in Year 11 or be enrolled to complete in Year 12.

Units

HPS111 Psychology A: Fundamentals of Human Behaviour

HPS121 Psychology B: Individual and Social Development

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Overview

Psychology A: Fundamentals of Human Behaviour explores the fundamental principles underpinning the study of human psychology. It will cover the definition and scope of the discipline of psychology, the primitive roots of our behaviour, the neurological structures and processes that are responsible for our mental life, and the important elements in our adapting to the world as individuals such as learning and intelligence.

Psychology B: Individual and Social Development contrasts and evaluates different theoretical perspectives of psychological concepts relating to how we function as individuals in a social world. Students will look at how biological and social beings develop and explore the complex interaction between biological and environmental influences. The impact of psychological disorders on individual and societal wellbeing are considered, and the different therapeutic approaches used to treat these disorders are analysed.

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Public relations

There is no co/prerequisite subject.

Units

ALR103 Introduction to Public Relations

ALR104 Strategic Communication and Writing

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Overview

Introduction to Public Relations teaches students how to apply public relations and communication theories to real-world scenarios and produce content relevant to different public relations roles and functions. Topics include media relations, employee relations, community relations, ethics, research and planning.

Strategic Communication and Writing develops students’ knowledge required for understanding public relations as a strategic and communications function within organisations. Students will learn how to conduct effective research to solve public relations problems and develop written tactics for traditional and new digital channels that encourage mutual understanding between organisations and their publics.

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Robotics and data science

There is no co/prerequisite subject.

Units

SIT122 Robotics Studio

SIT123 Data Capture Technologies

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online) or Burwood (Melbourne)

Cloud (online) or Burwood (Melbourne)

Overview

Robotics Studio introduces students to the fundamental computational paradigms of robotic systems (sense-reason-act) in the context of a hands-on environment using the mBot robots. Students will practise event-driven programming methods within Choreographe, the visual programming environment for the Nao robot. Problems such as animating movement, responding to stimuli, and creating meaningful behaviours in constrained environmental contexts will form the basis of practical investigations of the robots capabilities and limitations, as well as the design and development of programmatic solutions.

Data Capture Technologies will introduce students to ubiquitous and readily accessible devices for data capture, such as the sensor suite on a mobile smartphone and those commonly used in homes, vehicles and current examples of cyber-physical systems. Students will be introduced to data-capture protocols and methodologies, as well as data presentation and visualisation methods. Through practical investigations and analysis, students will investigate issues of robustness, reliability and validity of data and the effects of these on conclusions drawn from data.

Student equipment purchases

Learning experiences and assessment activities in this unit require that students have access to specific computing equipment such as mBot ranger robot (to the approximate value of $250). Campus-based students will have access to the robots during practical sessions. Cloud (online) students can pick up a robot from the Burwood Campus and borrow for the Trimester. If students are unable to collect from Burwood, arrangements are to be made to purchase your own.

Learning experiences and assessment activities in this unit require that students have access to specific computing equipment, such as single board computers, microcontrollers and sensors. The expected cost of this equipment for this unit is $150 and is a student’s responsibility to purchase.

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Sport management

There is no co/prerequisite subject.

Units

MMS100 Sport Organisation

MMS201 Sport in Society

Trimester

T1 (March–June)

T2 (July–October)

Campus

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Cloud (online), Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Overview

Sport Organisation allows students to examine the structure of the Australian sports system. Students will be encouraged to review past trends that have shaped the sports system, gain an understanding of the current status of agencies and organisations nationally and internationally, and to draw upon this information to explore future directions in the organisation and governance of sport.

Sport in Society explores social sciences and their application to sport studies. Methodologies of history and sociology will be considered and applied to prominent issues in Australian and international sport. The social significance of sport in Australian culture and the need for sport managers to be sensitive to that significance are examined.

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It was really good being able to manage my own time and fit the Accelerate program around my school timetable. I found this resulted in me getting better outcomes in my VCE assessments as I could form my own timetable of sorts when it came to my university studies.

Dakota Hoen

2020 Deakin Accelerate student - Disability, diversity and inclusion | Current Deakin student – Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery

Your guide to the application process

Who should apply?

Apply to the Deakin Accelerate program if you’re a student who’s:

  • a high achiever with above-average Year 11 results
  • looking for an extra challenge in VCE
  • a self-starter who can work independently
  • keen to make a head start on your university degree.

What do I need to apply?

To be eligible for the program you must:

  • be completing Year 12 in 2022
  • meet the prerequisite or co-requisite VCE subject requirement
  • achieve an average of at least 65% across your Year 11 subjects.

How do I apply?

1. Research

  • Which subjects are you interested in?
  • What are the units about and will you enjoy them?
  • What kinds of assessments do the units involve?
  • Are there any co-requisite or prerequisite subjects you need to complete?
  • Will you complete the units on campus, online or a mix of both?

2. Apply

Make sure you apply by 3 December 2021.

All applications must be submitted online via the application portal.

Download the application pack (PDF, 350KB)

  • Gain approval and supporting documentation from your parent or guardian, your school and your principal.
  • Include a copy of your Year 11 results report.
  • Include a copy of your VASS ‘Full Details Report’.
  • Complete your responses to the student supporting statement questions.

Submit your application and supporting documents

3. Receive your offer

You'll be notified by 10 January 2022 about the outcome of your application. Once you’ve received an offer, you’ll have one week to formally accept it and confirm your place in the program.

4. Start Deakin Accelerate

Come along to Orientation, which will be held in late February 2022. Trimester 1 begins on 7 March 2022.

Find out more

For more information about the Deakin Accelerate program you can read our FAQs or get in touch using our online enquiry form.

Download the Deakin Accelerate FAQs (PDF, 243KB)

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