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Deakin University

Deakin University was established in the 1970s as one of the new generation of Australian universities. Named after Alfred Deakin, Australia’s second Prime Minister, Deakin combines a university’s traditional focus on excellent teaching and research with a desire to seek new ways of developing and delivering courses.

Deakin has won several awards for its teaching and learning excellence – testament to its excellent facilities, flexible study options and courses which are informed by industry professionals.

  • Multi Award Winner
    Deakin has won the prestigious Australian University of the Year award twice and was also commended with six Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning at the 2009 Australian Learning and Teaching Council Awards.
  • Courses valued by industry
    Deakin maintains close links with government, leading corporations and professional associations, ensuring that our courses are relevant, practical and deliver the skills in demand, allowing our graduates to ‘hit the ground running’.
  • Flexible learning
    Deakin’s courses are flexible so you can tailor your degree to match your career goals. Off-campus, online or part-time study options give you plenty of options to choose how to structure your course.
  • Young and innovative, with excellent facilities
    Established in the 1970s as one of the new generation of Australian universities, Deakin combines a university’s traditional focus on excellent teaching and research with a desire to seek new ways of developing and delivering courses. Deakin provides access to the latest industry-standard facilities such as Deakin’s Motion.Lab at the Melbourne Campus at Burwood and the Geelong Technology Precinct at the Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds.
  • International focus
    Our students come from all over the world and can study on every continent via study abroad and exchange programs. These programs enable Deakin students to become global citizens and develop a richer cultural perspective.
  • Architecture and built environment
  • Arts, humanities and social science
  • Business and management
  • Business information systems
  • Education and Teaching
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Health and community services
  • Information technology
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Sport
  • Upto $5000 Scholarship (UG/PG, Competitive, Per Year)
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  • National recognition for Deakin University research into more reliable ways to capture renewable energy
    Deakin University’s Professor Maria Forsyth has been recognised as one of Australia’s top researchers through a prestigious national award.
  • Deakin University wins gold for invention to slash fuel consumption
    A Deakin University invention that uses waste heat to slash car fuel consumption has been recognised with a Gold Award by the Society of Automotive Engineers Australasia (SAE-A).
  • Deakin fisheries and aquaculture research ranks among the best in the world
    Fisheries and aquaculture research being carried out at Deakin University’s Warrnambool Campus has been ranked among the best in Australia and in the world.
  • Deakin Professor becomes first Australian to win prestigious North American sport management award
    Deakin University’s Professor David Shilbury, will become the first Australian to receive the North American Society for Sport Management’s (NASSM) prestigious 2011 Earle F. Zeigler award later this year.
  • Deakin University wins the 2011 National Health Fusion Team Challenge
    A team of Deakin students have won the National Health Fusion Team Challenge, a national extracurricular competition between mixed Interprofessional teams of health students nearing the end of their studies.
  • Deakin University medical researchers find potential new treatment for bipolar depression
    Deakin University medical researchers have found that an antioxidant, N-acetylcysteine (NAC), is an effective treatment for bipolar depression.
  • Deakin University receives top marks for IT security
    Deakin University has received international recognition as the first university in Australia to receive ISO 27001:2006 certification, an internationally recognised security management standard.
  • China recognises talent of Deakin University professors
    Deakin University professors, Xungai Wang and Ian Chen, have received one of China’s most prestigious honours – being named in the fifth list of the country’s ‘One Thousand Talents Program’.

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Intake: February & July

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