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About the University 🏫

Deakin University: Your Gateway to Global Excellence

Brief History

Founded in 1974, Deakin University has rapidly ascended the ranks to become one of the top 2% of universities worldwide. With a commitment to innovation and excellence, Deakin has become a beacon for students looking to study abroad in a prestigious institution.

Student Life

Deakin University offers a vibrant student life that goes beyond academics. From the buddy program to the renowned "Beach Welcome Program" and "Global Citizenship Program," students are immersed in a rich tapestry of experiences that make every semester abroad unforgettable.


The main campus, Burwood Campus, is a marvel of modern architecture and innovative design. With state-of-the-art study lounges, spacious buildings, and social rooms, Deakin provides an ideal environment for both study and leisure.


The campus is a self-contained city, bustling with approximately 23,000 students. Whether you're looking for a quiet corner to study or a lively venue to socialize, Deakin has it all.

Career Opportunities

Deakin University is not just an international university; it's a career launchpad. With a wide range of courses, including a strong focus on Marine Biology, students are well-prepared for the global job market.

Quick Facts

  • Located in Melbourne, Australia
  • Ranked in the top 2% of universities globally
  • Offers a wide range of Bachelor's and Master's degree programs
  • Home to a diverse international studies community


Situated in the cosmopolitan city of Melbourne, Deakin University offers the best of both worlds. You're just a stone's throw away from the city's cultural landmarks, yet enveloped in a campus that offers a serene academic setting.

If you're considering a semester exchange or pursuing a Master's or Bachelor's degree abroad, Deakin University offers a world-class education in one of the world's most livable cities. Come join the global community at Deakin and transform your future.

About the city 🌇

Discover Melbourne: The Ultimate Study Abroad Destination

The World's Most Livable City

Welcome to Melbourne, the capital of Victoria and a city that has earned the title of "The World's Most Livable City" seven times consecutively. With an average temperature of 20°C year-round, it's no wonder that students pursuing their Bachelor's and Master's degrees from around the globe are drawn to this vibrant metropolis.

A Student's Paradise

Melbourne is home to over 4.2 million people, and impressively, 300,000 of them are students. About a third of this academic population are international students, making Melbourne a hub for international studies and semester exchanges. This youthful energy contributes to the city's dynamic atmosphere, filled with sporting events, cultural festivals, and academic conferences throughout the year.

Culinary Adventures on a Student Budget

Whether you're on a tight student budget or looking to splurge, Melbourne's diverse culinary scene has something for everyone. From affordable food trucks to Michelin-starred restaurants, choosing where to eat becomes an adventure in itself.

Nightlife: From Instagrammable Bars to Diverse Music Scenes

The city's nightlife is as diverse as its student population. Whether you're into hip-hop, pop, karaoke, or Latino vibes, Melbourne's bars and nightclubs set a standard that you've probably only seen on Instagram. It's the perfect setting to unwind after a long week of international studies.

Endless Activities for Every Lifestyle

Melbourne is not just about academics; it's about experiencing life to the fullest. Whether you're a beach bum, a foodie, a history buff, or a sports enthusiast, Melbourne has something for you. Surf the waves, explore museums, attend live sports events, or immerse yourself in nature—Melbourne offers a plethora of activities that cater to diverse interests.

Choosing to study abroad in Melbourne is not just an academic decision; it's a lifestyle choice. With its world-class universities, diverse community, and endless opportunities for personal and professional growth, Melbourne is the ultimate destination for your semester abroad. Welcome to a city that will redefine your university experience and broaden your global perspective.

Housing Opportunities🏫

Housing at Deakin University: Your Home Away From Home

On-Campus Living: A Community of Comfort and Convenience

Deakin University's Melbourne Burwood Campus Accommodation is more than just a place to sleep; it's a thriving community where 1,175 students from around the globe can call home. Whether you're here for a semester abroad or pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree, our on-campus housing options are designed to meet diverse needs and preferences.

Variety of Options

Choose from a range of living spaces that suit your lifestyle:

  • Studio Apartments: Perfect for those who value privacy.
  • Two-Bedroom Apartments: Ideal for friends looking to share.
  • Multi-Student Homes: Accommodate up to ten students, great for larger friend groups.

Fully Furnished Spaces

Every apartment comes fully furnished, ensuring a hassle-free move. Your personal bedroom is your sanctuary, equipped with all the essentials and free internet connectivity.

Common Areas: Socialize and Relax

The common areas are the heart of our community. Furnished with comfortable sofas, coffee tables, and TVs, these spaces are perfect for unwinding or catching up with friends. Enjoy a game of pool or table tennis, watch a movie, or host a barbecue on the rooftop terrace.

Amenities for Daily Living

  • Laundry Room: Equipped with washers, dryers, an iron, and an ironing board.
  • Cleaning Supplies: Vacuum cleaners and bucket floor mops are readily available for residents.

At Deakin University, we understand that a fulfilling study abroad experience or international studies journey extends beyond the classroom. That's why we've created a living environment that's not just convenient but also conducive to academic success and personal growth. Welcome to your new home at Deakin.

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Admission Requirements for Fulltime Degrees

Here is a description of the most important information for your study abroad. Rememeber, single semester study abroad (exchange) have often lower entry requirements and different course catalogues. Contact your advisor to hear about stipends, entry requirements, tuitions fees, course descriptions and more.
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What is the tuition and requirements for study abroad (exchange) students?

The study abroad (exchange student) programme will often have a different tuition fee and lower entry requirements. In addition, there might be a specific course catalog for study abroad exchange students. Book a call with a Uniclub advisor who will present you the requirements for single semester study abroad students, and how to navigate within the course catalog.

Additionally, you might be able to get exempt from taking a TOEFL or IELTS test as a study abroad (exchange) student. A Uniclub advisor will advise you on which universities have more flexbile English proficiency requirements.

What are the Semester Start Dates?

Deakin University uses a three-trimester system for both full-degree students and semester abroad students studying to receive credit towards their home degree system. The three-trimester system is equivalent in course load and duration to a semester system. Students can start their studies in March, July or November. Two trimesters are still equal to a full academic year.

See more about Deakin University's important dates in the academic calendar.

What are the Entry Requirements?

To apply for courses and programmes at Deakin University, you must meet the general and specific entry requirements.

Documents required from students to apply to Deakin University are:

  • Official copies of secondary school transcripts showing courses taken throughout the year and grades received (English version of the document)
  • Award Certificates
  • Passport
  • Health Insurance (OSHC is a minimum requirement)
  • A CV and a motivational letter
  • Evidence of English proficiency if you are a non-native English-speaking student.

See more about the entry requirements at Deakin University.

What are the English Requirements?

The English requirements to get admitted to Deakin University in Melbourne can be sufficed in several ways. Below are the options for students to prove their English proficiency:

You will be able to provide evidence of your English language skills if you have:

  • completed an English language test such as IELTS, Pearson, TOEFL or Cambridge
  • completed some types of university (tertiary) or high-school (secondary) studies taught in English
  • completed an approved English subject in IB Diploma, Australian Year 12 or other high school qualifications
  • lived and worked in an English speaking country for at least five years.

See more about the English requirements at Deakin University.

What are the Tuition Fees?

Tuition fees for international students at Deakin University vary depending on the course you choose. The tuition fee at Deakin University ranges from 30.000 AUD to 45.000 AUD per year for international students.

The tuition fee for a study abroad semester at Deakin University for 4 units which equals to 30 ECTS is approx. 9600 AUD.

See more about Deakin University's tuition fees for international students.

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