Undergraduate applications

Not sure where to start? Find your relevant info below and get all the guidance you need to apply. Or, contact one of our friendly study experts to ask any questions you might have.

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Year 12 applicants

Studying Year 12 this year? Learn how you can apply to Deakin through VTAC.

Find out more about applying as a Year 12 student

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Recent Year 12 applicants

Completed secondary education in Australia within the past two years? Learn how you can apply to Deakin.

Find out more about applying as a recent Year 12 graduate

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Non Year 12 applicants

If you left secondary education more than two years ago, you can use your work and life experience to support your application.

Find out more about applying with work and life experience

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Applicants with TAFE experience

Use TAFE study as a stepping stone into university. Related or advanced diplomas you've completed can count as credit towards your course.

Find out more about using TAFE experience to apply to Deakin

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Applicants with higher education experience

Find out how to apply and what credit you may be eligible for if you have previous higher education experience.

Learn more about applying with previous higher education experience

Interested in an honours year?

If you're a high-achieving student set to finish your bachelors degree, you might have the chance to undertake an honours degree from Deakin. Studying at the honours level is a great way to get valuable research experience, improve your career opportunities or specialise in an area that you love.

Learn more about applying for an honours year

Applications are now open

Apply via the Deakin Applicant Portal to start in November or March. If you're currently in Year 12, applications are now open via VTAC for Trimester 1, 2023.  Plus, you can chat with our application experts on 1800 693 888 if you need support at any step.

Application information

Key dates

Make sure you don't miss out on your preferred intake by browsing all start and finish dates for Deakin's main study periods.

Recognition of prior learning

Discover how you can reduce the cost and duration of your course by getting your work and previous study experienced recognised through recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Entry pathways to Deakin

No matter your education background, we're here to help you find your pathway to Deakin.

Find your pathway