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Our pathways finder helps you to discover all the opportunities available to you, so you can walk away with an achievable plan to make your dream course a reality.

Pathways to the Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion/Bachelor of Commerce

Before exploring your pathways to study, please select the kind of applicant you are via the tabs below. If you have graduated from Year 12 in the last two years, you are considered a recent Year 12 student. If you're unsure, learn more about your applicant type.

I'm a current or recent Year 12 student

Burwood NP
Waterfront N/A
Waurn Ponds NP
Warrnambool N/A
Online NP

The ATAR for the Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion/Bachelor of Commerce is not published, so the best way to determine your eligibility is to carefully check the entry requirements on the course page. If you meet each of the entry requirements, you can confidently start preparing your application. If you don't quite meet the requirements, you can still achieve your study goals by following an alternate pathway:

Transfer from a related Deakin course or complete single units
Gain a qualification from a Deakin partner
Study at a TAFE or RTO

Based on last year's rankings, you meet the ATAR requirements for this course. Your next step is to visit the course page to check you meet any additional entry requirements. Then, you can confidently begin your application.

If your ATAR meets the requirements for the course, but not your preferred campus, you have a few options. You can start your studies straight away and apply to transfer your course after completing a certain number of units. If your Year 12 studies have been impacted by difficult circumstances or disadvantage, you could qualify for Deakin's Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) to boost your ATAR. Or, you can achieve a spot at your preferred campus by following an alternate pathway:

Transfer from a related Deakin course or complete single units
Gain a qualification from a Deakin partner
Study at a TAFE or RTO

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ATAR: Eligible ATAR is based on 2024 early and first round VTAC offers, including relevant adjustment factors. ATAR requirements for 2025 are currently unknown. Please use past ATAR only for guidance, as ATAR is subject to increase or decrease.

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NP: Course is available at this location, but the ATAR is not published.

RC: Admission to this course is based on a range of criteria.

I'm not a current or recent Year 12 student

If you meet one of the minimum course entry requirements below, you can start your application right away. There may be additional course requirements, including English language criteria, so be sure to check the eligibility criteria on the course page before applying. If you don't meet the requirements, you could still achieve your study goals by following an alternate pathway or browsing similar courses.

  1. VET Study

    Successfully complete any of the following:

    - a Certificate IV in a related discipline

    - a Diploma in any discipline*

    - 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline*

    *not applicable to a Deakin College diploma

  2. Higher education study

    Successful completion of relevant study, equivalent to at least two Deakin University units, at an accredited higher education institution.

  3. Relevant work or life experience and/or test

    Either of the following:

    - work or life experience that demonstrates your readiness for this course, as assessed by our admissions team

    - completion of a STAT, which is an aptitude test assessing a range of competencies considered important for university study.

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Alternate pathways to the Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion/Bachelor of Commerce

Transfer from a related Deakin course

Gain valuable skills and knowledge to unlock your study options. With this pathway, you can start studying in a related Deakin course, before applying to transfer once you've achieved the requirements for your preferred degree. Course transfers are subject to availability and meeting the required course transfer guidelines for the degree. In some circumstances, a course transfer may require you to change your campus of study. To ensure you get on the right study path, it's a good idea to speak with a student adviser first and discuss your options. The following degree is a recommended pathway to this course:

Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Health Sciences

Alternatively, you can study related Deakin units as full fee-paying single units. It's recommended you speak with a student adviser to discuss requirements for this pathway, and you'll still need to meet course entry requirements including English language criteria. However you may be able to enter your chosen course by completing at least two of the following units:

Qualification from a Deakin partner

Our partners are a great stepping stone to study at Deakin University.

Many students who have completed a diploma or advanced diploma will be eligible for recognition for their study. Find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at Deakin University.

  • Bendigo TAFE
  • Box Hill Institute
  • Chisholm Institute
  • Kangan Institute
  • TAFE NSW
  • South West TAFE
  • The Gordon
Bendigo TAFE logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed, if you successfully complete the qualification below, at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Eligible diplomas include:

  • Accounting
  • Community Services
  • Leadership and Management
  • Nursing

Visit Bendigo TAFE to find your pathways to Deakin

Box Hill Institute logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed, if you successfully complete the qualification below, at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Eligible diplomas include:

  • Community Services
  • Leadership and Management
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing

Visit Box Hill Institute to find your pathways to Deakin

Chisholm Institute logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed, if you successfully complete the qualification below, at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Eligible diplomas include:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Community Services
  • Counselling
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Project Management
  • Youth Work

Visit Chisholm Institute to find your pathways to Deakin

Kangan Institute logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed, if you successfully complete the qualification below, at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Eligible diplomas include:

  • Accounting
  • Community Services
  • Leadership and Management
  • Nursing

Visit Kangan Institute to find your pathways to Deakin

TAFE NSW logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed, if you successfully complete the qualification below, at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Eligible diplomas can include:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Community Services
  • Counselling
  • Event Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Laboratory Technology
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Project Management
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Youth Work

Visit TAFE NSW to find your pathways to Deakin

South West TAFE logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed, if you successfully complete the qualification below, at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Eligible diplomas include:

  • Business
  • Community Services
  • Nursing

Visit South West TAFE to find your pathways into Deakin

The Gordon logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed, if you successfully complete the qualification below, at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Eligible diplomas include:

  • Accounting
  • Community Services
  • Hospitality Management
  • Laboratory Technology
  • Leadership and Management
  • Nursing
  • Work Health and Safety

Visit The Gordon to find your pathways into Deakin

Qualification from other TAFEs and RTOs

If you are unable to study at a Deakin partner TAFE, you can choose to undertake similar study at another TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Applications from these institutions do not guarantee entry to Deakin, so be sure to boost your application with your study results, a resume/CV, a personal statement, and/or any other supporting documentation.

Many students who have completed a diploma or advanced diploma will be eligible for recognition for their study. Find out more about recognition of prior learning (RPL) at Deakin University. For more information about non Deakin partner TAFEs and RTOs, visit myskills.gov.au.

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