Deakin University

Australia

About Deakin

A high quality education, excellent employment prospects and a university experience you will love – that’s what Deakin University has to offer.

Deakin’s degrees are world-class and on an impressive upward trajectory in global rankings. The university is ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide, according to ShanghaiRankings, and is among the top 50 young universities in the world (QS). Deakin is also ranked in the Top 1% of all universities worldwide in 30 study areas (QS, ARWU, THE).

Deakin’s approach to learning puts the emphasis on practical experience and our curriculum is informed by the best in industry.

Whatever Deakin degree you choose, industry placements will give you the opportunity to apply your knowledge and explore your career options. And through the unique DeakinTALENT services you will be able to directly connect with employers, and gain the opportunities and tools to build your experience and prepare for your graduate job search.

Deakin has four modern, fully equipped campuses and an innovative online learning environment (Cloud Campus). As the world moves towards an increasingly digital future, Deakin has invested in the latest technology, state-of-the-art learning tools and facilities to ensure students are equipped with the skills and knowledge required for the jobs of tomorrow.

Campuses

The University's largest campus is in Burwood, about 45 minutes by tram from the Melbourne CBD. The campus has around 27,700 undergraduate and postgraduate on-campus students pursuing courses in arts, business, education, environment, health sciences, information technology, law, management, media and communication, nursing and midwifery, psychology, public health and health promotion, science, sport and visual, performing and creative arts. Here are some amenities near our campus.

The Geelong Waterfront Campus is Deakin's newest campus, located on Corio Bay, in the central business district of Geelong. More than 4,500 students are based at the Geelong Waterfront Campus, which hosts the schools of Architecture and Built Environment, Health and Social Development, Psychology, and Nursing and Midwifery, as well as the Faculty of Business and Law. Here are some amenities near our campus.

The original campus of Deakin University is located in the regional city of Geelong in the suburb of Waurn Ponds, 72 kilometres south west of Melbourne. The campus student's population of more than 7,100 pursue courses in arts, education, engineering, management, media and communication, medicine, health sciences, information technology, psychology and science. Here are some amenities near our campus.

The Warrnambool Campus close to local surf beaches and popular tourist attractions in close proximity to the Great Ocean Road and The Twelve Apostles. There is an on-campus student population of more than 1,000 pursuing courses in arts, business, education, environment, health sciences, law, management, marine biology, nursing and psychology. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1974
Student
Population
34968
Staff
Population
1124
Male to Female
Ratio
41 : 59
International
Students
16.%
Social
Accreditations
Strengths
Education
ARWU, Education
3rd
Sports Science
CUG, Sports-Related Subjects
3rd
Electrical Engineering
ARWU, Telecommunication Engineering
4th
Religion
CUG, Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies
4th
Computer Science
ARWU, Computer Science & Engineering
5th
Media & Communications
ARWU, Communication
5th
Accounting & Finance
ARWU, Finance
6th
Food Science
ARWU, Food Science & Technology
7th
Nursing & Health Science
CUG, Nursing
7th
Sociology
ARWU, Sociology
7th
Business Studies
ARWU, Management
8th
Economics
ARWU, Economics
8th
Law
ARWU, Law
8th
Architecture
CUG, Architecture and Built Environment
9th
History
CUG, History
10th
Psychology
ARWU, Psychology
10th
Mechanical Engineering
ARWU, Mechanical Engineering
11th
Medicine
CUG, Medicine
11th
Biological Science
ARWU, Ecology
12th
Chemistry
ARWU, Chemistry
13th
Scholarships
Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship
Up to 100% for tuition
Limited quantity
Deakin International Scholarship
Up to 25% for tuition
Limited quantity
Deakin Warrnambool Campus International Bursary
20% for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Deakin Singapore Health Bursary
20% for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Official agent
Name
Hotline
+65 6333 1300
Whatsapp
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Notable alumni

Andrew Conway CEO, Institute of Public Accountants
A former Australian Government Treasury Ministry Chief of Staff, Andrew holds the record of being the youngest CEO of a public entity, when in 2009 at the age of 28 he was appointed CEO of the Institute of Public Accountants in Australia. Andrew graduate with a Bachelor Of Teaching (Secondary) and Bachelor Of Commerce in 2002.

Lindsay Maxted Chairman, Westpac Banking Corporation
Lindsay is one of Australia's most respected and influential businessmen. Currently the Chairman of Westpac Banking Corporation and Transurban Group, and Non-Executive Director of BHP Billiton, he is responsible for a combined market capital which is in excess of $200 billion. Lindsay completed his Diploma in Business at Deakin in 1974.
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A Singaporean at Deakin
Deakin University's main Burwood Campus