Study at Deakin University!
Deakin University, located in the state of Victoria in Australia, is one of Australia's largest universities, providing an excellent education to over 42,000 students, with approximately 8000 of these coming from abroad. Students at Deakin are provided flexible options of how, what, and when to study, allowing them to make their education what they choose. At Deakin, students experience a blend of innovative education courses, outstanding support, and exciting locations in the state of Victoria in south-eastern Australia.
From the campuses in Melbourne, Geelong and Warrnambool, Deakin University successfully combines traditional values of excellence in teaching and research with an attitude that challenges conventional practices and produces new ways of developing and delivering education courses. This student-centreduniversity is dedicated to providing students with support, advice and encouragement in addition to the opportunity to obtain a quality Australian degree.
Deakin University prides itself on ensuring that students experience a relevant, innovative, and responsive learning environment. Deakin's top-quality research and industry partnerships set students up for future success. Deakin's courses are developed with industry and professional input from specialised Course Advisory Boards. Through these professional links we ensure that our courses are relevant, practical and deliver the skills in demand in the workplace, so you can hit the ground running.
Melbourne, home to the Deakin University's Melbourne campus, is located in south-eastern Australia and has a population of 3.5 million people. Melbourne is an exciting city, well-known for its music, cultural festivals, quality restaurants, entertainment venues, beautiful parks and gardens and excellent shopping.In 2012, the city was recognised as the 4th most liveable city in the world for students.
Melbourne's world-class sporting and recreational facilities attract international events such as the Australian Tennis Open, Melbourne Grand Prix, and the International Cricket Test series.
Melbourne has been voted 'the world's most liveable city' numerous times in the last decade for its clean environment, cost of living, and quality of housing and education.
Each ofDeakin University's campuses provides accommodation for 200 students in a mixed gender and multicultural environment.
Why choose Deakin?
You will receive a quality education that offers flexibility and prepares you for the real world. Our strong industry partnerships, state-of-the-art facilities and vibrant campuses will see you undertake a meaningful learning experience and guide you to achieve your individual career aspirations.
Study how and when you want. At Deakin it's your choice. Multiple course entry and exit points allow you the flexibility to structure your study to suit your lifestyle, as well as your work and personal commitments. We offer differing pathways to tertiary education - upon completing a diploma at Deakin's Melbourne Institute of Business Technology (MIBT website), you are guaranteed entry into the second year of a relevant Deakin degree. Additionally, the Deakin University English Language Institute offers a wide range of English language programs from Elementary to Advanced. Deakin uses innovative technology to deliver its courses including online resources like podcasts and MP3s.
Graduate sooner and get a head start on your career. At Deakin you don't have to study a general degree before studying professional awards such as law, accounting or engineering. Deakin's new trimester system also gives you the potential to fast-track your degree, allowing you to start your career even sooner.
Deakin prepares you for the real world by providing opportunities to gain valuable experience and develop real workplace skills in courses that are taught by industry professionals and through industry placements, internships and overseas study programs.
With more than 550 courses to choose from, Deakin offers you a broad range of options. Deakin continues to adapt and create new courses to meet ongoing trends in the Australian and international labour market, in addition to providing high quality traditional courses of study. Deakin also offers a range of combined degree options.
Employers have indicated that they want graduates who are broadly educated, lateral thinkers. Deakin's Graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences gives you the opportunity to take on studies beyond the field of your degree, at the same time as studying an undergraduate degree. From ecology or marketing, to IT and forensic science you can shape your study to suit your interests - or your career. We also offer a wide range of combined degrees to help make you a highly sought-after employee.
Deakin understands that self-paced online learning will play a major role in your ongoing career development; as a result all undergraduate students are required to complete at least one unit of their course fully online.
Access to higher education is very important to Deakin. That's why we offer a range of scholarships to help with the costs of tuition and accommodation. Please visit www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/scholarships and see how we can help turn your dreams into reality.
Deakin's supportive staff and friendly environment make it a great place to meet different people with new ideas. Our welcoming atmosphere also ensures that we continue to treat our students as individuals with freedom of thought and action. Take a look at our Principles of Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience.
Areas of Study
Deakin University International Scholarships Program (DUISP)
Deakin University invites high achieving students to apply for a scholarship of up to A$5000 through the Deakin University International Scholarship Program. See Deakin University International Scholarship Program flyer (2 MB) for more information and to apply.
This scholarship is offered in the form of a fee reduction and equals an overall reduction of up to A$5000 per year based on an annual full-time enrolment of 8 credit points. Scholarships are available for undergraduate or postgraduate courses, commencing in either Trimester 1, 2 or 3. Conditions apply.
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