Study online

Online study that prepares you for real-world careers.

Join our dynamic community of 60,000+ learners online and discover why we’re Australia's top public university for overall experience.*


Victoria's #1 university for educational experience


#1 university career service in Australia


Top 1% of universities worldwide


Victoria's #1 university for teaching quality


Victoria's #1 university for student support


Connect with 60,000+ students online


Australia's top-rated tech support


#1 Victorian university for student satisfaction


Graduate ready for the jobs of tomorrow

Deakin’s online courses are recognised by industry, recommended by your peers and will make you a highly sought-after graduate.

  • Land the right job with the help of our award-winning careers service.*
  • 90% of Deakin graduates say study had a positive impact on their career.^
  • All our courses include graduate learning outcomes designed to futureproof your skills in the workplace.

Apply today, start in mid-year or summer

The Deakin Application Portal has made applying for your ultimate course easier than ever. Plus, you can chat with our application experts on 1800 693 888 if you need support at any step.

I chose to study at Deakin to pursue my passions. The option to choose my subjects and majors allowed me to shape my degree into something personal and significant.

Emily Ebbott

Bachelor of Arts (International Relations)

Study on your own terms, it’s worth the investment

Flexible delivery

90% of Deakin graduates say their degree provided the flexible delivery they needed to balance study with work and family commitments.^

Reduce study costs

Cut the cost of study with prior learning credit, scholarships, professional development, government subsidies or claim it on tax.

Get to your dream career

Join 78% of graduates who said their time at Deakin helped them to pursue their passion in life.^

Want to know more about our online study experience?

Want to know more about our online study experience?

Want to know more about our online study experience? Deakin’s interactive learning platform brings the classroom to you using innovative technology, backed by Australia's top-rated tech support.#

How to apply for an online course

Online and on-campus applications follow the same simple steps.

Applications made easy

For everything you need to know about applying for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, visit our how to apply hub.

Book an application appointment

If you’d like some personal guidance through your application, book a 10-minute Application Assist appointment with a Deakin expert.

Help hub

Try Help hub for fast answers to the frequently asked questions future students like you are asking about applications, entry requirements, fees and more.

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*Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards 2017–2020, winner for most popular career service in Australia.
^Deakin Graduate Insights Survey 2018 (Global Engagement)
#According to the Voice Project IT Service Quality Support Benchmark Survey