COVID-19 updates: Supporting our community
Deakin is monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the ongoing safety of the University community. We've paused all on-campus teaching, including classes (lectures), seminars and pracs, with study continuing undisrupted thanks to our premium online learning platform.
Discounted short courses
To support those wanting to upskill or retrain during the COVID-19 crisis, Deakin University, with assistance from the Federal Government, is discounting a range of premium online short courses in areas of strong national job growth.
Courses by interest area
When the world works against you, you work harder. And so do we. Browse our range of interest areas to discover the possibilities ahead.
- Architecture and construction management
- Education and teaching
- English language courses
- Food, nutrition and dietetics
- Health sciences and allied health
- Humanities, social sciences and languages
- Information technology
- Media, communication and creative arts
- Nursing and midwifery
Research at Deakin is about changing the world. Our innovative research centres help to solve global challenges, create smarter technology, and improve the health and wellbeing of communities. With a diverse range of research areas, close links with industry, and first-class facilities, Deakin research creates real-world, far-reaching impact.
Business and community
Deakin has a deep history of collaboration. We have forged partnerships with leaders in industry, government, and research to solve problems, share ideas, and inspire work-ready graduates. From developing community initiatives, connecting with global universities, to innovating with industry, Deakin promotes collaboration in everything we do.
Ready to apply?
If you've found your perfect course, it's time to start thinking about your application. Deakin has a whole host of tools and guidance to support you through the process – from need-to-know dates, to advice on writing a personal statement, to Application Assist appointments with a friendly Deakin adviser.
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Book an online consultation with a Deakin expert
Thinking of studying at Deakin in Trimester 2? Chat with one of our experts about course selection, online study, the application process and more in a personalised information session. You'll get the advice you need to confidently apply for study at Deakin.
Get help with your application
If you're ready to connect and learn in a dynamic community of 60,000 online students, book an Application Assist appointment to receive step-by-step guidance while you share a screen over Skype with one of our Future Student Advisers.
Find your pathway
There are more pathways to university than you might think. No matter your ATAR or education history, we are here to support you on your journey into study. Use our pathways finder tool and discover the options leading you to your dream course.
Deakin acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of our lands and waterways. We pay respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
Deakin is committed to valuing, building and sustaining recognition, understanding and positive relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians.
*2019 Student Experience Survey, based on undergraduate students
#ARWU Rankings 2019
^Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards, 2017, 2018, 2019 winner
~According to the Voice Project IT Service Quality Support Benchmark Survey
^^Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2019 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)