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Deakin University

 Written by Caromes, December 2017

Deakin University, Australia, is a top-rated university with world-class outcomes. Industry-focused degrees and a strong international outlook mean that Deakin graduates are ready for the global workplace.

According to QS and Times Higher Education, Deakin is ranked in the Top 2% of universities worldwide and is among the top 50 young universities in the world for 2017. Deakin offers a wide range of degrees that are relevant to the jobs of the future. Be it the Sciences from innovative nanotechnology facilities or the Arts at one of the world’s largest motion capture labs, Deakin brings together the latest in technology to complement learning.

New ranking in 2021 (Sources)

  • Top 1% of universities globally by the Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • Ranked in the top 50 your universities in the World QS Top 50 under 50 
  • Ranked first in Victoria for student satisfaction for 11 consecutive years by Australian Graduate Survey and Graduate Outcomes, QILT 
  • Victoria's #1 university for educational experience & Victoria's #1 university for teaching quality by 2020 Student Experience Survey, UA benchmark group Victorian universities 
  • Member of the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN), Australia’s most innovative and enterprising university grouping 

A high quality education, excellent employment prospects and a university experience you will love – that’s what Deakin University has to offer. Deakin University, Australia, 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’s degrees are world-class and on an impressive upward trajectory in global rankings. Deakin is ranked in the Top 1% of all universities worldwide in 30 study areas (QS, ShanghaiRankings, 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. 



Deakin have four modern campuses located in engaging and welcoming communities. Each campus offers a unique and stimulating teaching, learning and research environment. Students have access to state-of-the-art learning resources and an excellent student support network to assist them in every step of their learning journey and beyond. The university’s Cloud Campus offers a wide range of degrees and units online, allowing students to engage in a convenient and personalised learning experience using the latest digital tools in the market. This makes the Cloud Campus is a highly visual, media-rich, interactive learning environment. Students will be given the freedom to make the most of this great learning experience, unconstrained by time or space, with no compromises in learning quality.


Student Support

From the student’s first contact with Deakin, until they graduate and further beyond in their career, Deakin staff will be there to provide support along the entire way. Deakin University staff will cater relevant information and important advice appropriately to interested students. Students will be assisted on decision making for courses of study, future career opportunities, application and admission process, on-arrival orientation programs, familiarisation of the campus and the surrounding areas, and accommodation options.

Student mentors will also be around to assist students who are in need for academic help, social assistance and emotional support.Since a large majority of these mentors are current International Deakin students, it is likely that newly-arrived students will be paired with a mentor who speaks the same native tongue or is from the same country.


Range Of Courses

Deakin offers hundreds of courses across four faculties, 17 schools and a range of research institutes and strategic centres. To suit the career objectives of a wide variety of students, Deakin University offers a wide range of courses in numerous disciplines ranging from Architecture and Built Environment to Humanities and Business to Health. Students will be taught by staff who have industry experience as leaders and innovators in their fields. This would allow students to garner confidence during lessons and a chance to apply what is learnt in lessons to potential real-life career experiences.

Deakin maintains close links with industry, government, professional associations and other educational providers to ensure our courses are developed and reviewed with industry and professional input. Additionally, because of Deakin's industry connections, professional accreditation is available through many Deakin degrees.

We invite you to discover why Deakin is the perfect place to achieve your career goals.

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