Studying Aboard

Deakin University

Why Deakin University (Australia)?

As one of Australia’s leading tertiary education providers, Deakin offers a personalised experience enhanced by world-class programs and innovative digital engagement. We lead by creating opportunities to live and work in a connected, evolving world.

Study Areas

Faculty of Arts and Education

  1. Teaching innovative programs that offer real-world experiences to our students;
  2. Conducting research that positively impacts local and international communities;
  3. Developing strong relationships with other institutions across research and collaboration, academic and student exchange and professional development.

Faculty of Business and Law

  1. committed to offering students a rewarding business or legal education and offering access to industry, professional networks and award-winning courses.

Faculty of Health

Faculty students and researchers have access to the most advanced equipment available in the sports, nutrition, medicine and health fields. Highlights include:

  1. Specialised Indoor Exercise and Sport Science Building
  2. 3D GAIT Lab
  3. Clinical Exercise Learning Centre
  4. Food sensory labs
  5. Cognitive Neuroscience Unit
  6. Occupational therapy labs
  7. Simulated nursing centres
  8. Elite Sports Precinct.

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment

  1. Putting great emphasis on excellence in teaching and learning, research and research training, community engagement and staff empowerment. We’re involved in national and international activities and are proud of our partnerships with industry, community, government and the professions.

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The university also has six research institutes, including Alfred Deakin Institute (ADI), Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A²I²), Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM), Institute for Health Transformation (IHT), Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI) and the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN). Along with the research institutes, there are 13 strategic research centres. These cover many different research areas, including cybersecurity research, social and early emotional development, population health research, and sports research.

Pathway to Deakin University



  1. Melbourne Burwood – A stunning and spacious campus with state-of-the-art digital facilities and just a 30-minute drive from Melbourne’s bustling CBD, Deakin’s Melbourne Burwood Campus is our busiest campus, with approximately 32,000 students.
  2. Geelong Waurn Ponds – More than 8000 students access our world-class programs and facilities while socialising and studying in our outdoor areas and spacious new buildings. Geelong sits on a bay and is close to some of Australia’s best surf beaches, with diving and recreational fishing all on offer.
  3. Geelong Waterfront – Our Geelong Waterfront Campus is right on Corio Bay – in the heart of Geelong. Originally built as wool stores in the 19th century, the buildings have been extensively renovated, creating a modern, impressive campus.
  4. Warrnambool – Three hours from Melbourne and two hours by car from Geelong, Warrnambool is approximately 250km south-west of Melbourne.


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