With highly flexible study options, Deakin University is preferred by many domestic and international students coming from various parts of the world. Within only 40 years of establishment, Deakin has proved its mettle by outweighing many world-renowned Australian universities.
Therefore, when it comes to studying in Australia, Deakin University seems to be a promising name. All the courses offered at Deakin University are tailored through the adoption of a practical approach and a special focus on the career and employment outcomes. Deakin follows a trimester system and applications for most of the courses are welcomed throughout the year with intakes in all the three trimesters.
Let’s learn how to seek admission at Deakin University and what it is to study here.
|Application Portal||UG - PDF Application/Online Application|
PG - Graduate portal
|Application fees (non-refundable)||Free if applying through official portal|
|Work experience||Required for Graduate programs|
|Contact details for International students||Call - +61 3 9627 4877|
Email - email@example.com
|Intake Seasons||T1, T2, T3|
At Deakin, a majority of the programs are offered through the trimester system. This allows students to apply for admission in the intake season that suits them the best. While direct admissions to Deakin can be made at any time, VTAC – Victorian Tertiary Admissions Center accepts applications from August through to November every year.
Also, note that these are general deadlines both for undergraduate and graduate courses and not all courses are open at each admission intake. Therefore it is advisable to check the respective program pages for the deadlines before making an application.
|Term/Semester||Admissions Open||Admissions Close|
|Trimester 2||Currently open||July 10, 2020|
|Trimester 3||August 3, 2020||February 20, 2021|
Deakin University offers 100 UG programs in the field of Education, Civil Engineering, Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Health Sciences, Nutrition Science, Arts, Criminology, International Studies and Laws. To apply for admission international applicants have to fulfil the following requirements -
Where to Apply:University Portal
This is one of the additional requirements that international students have to meet to apply. Official score reports of either TOEFL or IELTS are required as a proof of English proficiency for an applicant who does not come from a country with English as its first language.
|Band type||IELTS||TOEFL IBT||TOEFL PBT||CPE||CAE||PTE|
|BAND A||6 (no band lower than 6.0)|
|550 (Writing 4.5)||169||169||52-57|
|BAND B||6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)||70 (Writing 21)||577 (Writing 4.5)||176||176||58|
|BAND C||7 (no band lower than 6.5)||94 (Writing 24)||600 (Writing 5)||176-185||176-185||65 No less than 58 in each skill|
|BAND D||7 (no band lower than 7)||94 (Writing 27)||600 (Writing 5)||185||185||65 No less than 65 in each skill|
|BAND E||7 (no band lower than 7, speaking and listening 7.5)||102||N/A||185 (speaking and listening 191)||185 (speaking and listening 191)||73|
Once selected, you would be required to submit an acceptance fee to receive a COE (Confirmation of Enrolment) which you will need to apply for a student visa.
Deakin University offers a diverse range of graduate programs in the field of Architecture & built environment, Business, Communication, Creative arts & writing, Education & teaching, Engineering, Health, Humanities & social sciences and Information technology.
Where to Apply -University Portal
Academic requirements - Award certificates, academic transcripts and formal identity papers All academic admission requirements must be fulfilled prior to admission.
Each graduate program has its own unique admission requirements.
|Course||Application Deadline||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|MBA||T3: 3 Nov 2019,|
T1: 23 Feb 2020,
|Official Transcripts, CV, SOP,|
work experience, Two LORs
|Master of Information Technology||T3: 3 Nov 2019,|
T1: 23 Feb 2020,
|A bachelor degree in relevant discipline||6.5|
|Master of Law||T3: 3 Nov 2019,|
T1: 23 Feb 2020,
|An LLB or equivalent in the same discipline leading to admission to practice;|
Two years documented relevant professional experience
|Master of Architecture||Intake:|
T1 – March,
T2 – July,
T3 - Nov 2019
|Bachelor’s degree in architecture with a weighted average mark (WAM)|
of 60 (or equivalent), OR a portfolio of relevant work.
|Master of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics||T1: 23 Feb 2020,|
|A bachelor’s degree in the same discipline with 60%||6.5|
The applicant will receive an acknowledgement email from Deakin International in a couple of days after the application has been received. The university release admission notification in 3 weeks for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework studies.
It is important to note that when lodging an application, all relevant fields in the application form should be completed and all relevant certified documents provided.