Study Abroad at Deakin University Australia

Melbourne's Deakin University offers students the chance to study in one of the most liveable cities in the world. Find out more about programs, accommodation and programs to study abroad at Victoria's Deakin University.

Indians who want to study in Australia can consider applying to the highly ranked Deakin University, located in Melbourne, Victoria. The city of Melbourne is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city known for its cultural festivals, music, quality restaurants, beautiful landscapes and parks and entertainment venues etc. Deakin University is one of the country's largest universities. If you apply to study at Deakin, you have the opportunity of studying in a city with an affordable cost of living and high quality education and housing.

About Deakin University

Deakin University is highly industry-focused and scored high for its international outlook by TIME, making it one of the best universities for students who are preparing themselves for a global work space. It is ranked among the top 2 percent of universities in the world, and is also among the Top 50 universities ranked by The Times Higher Education rankings, among global universities under fifty years old.

The university is known for using cutting-edge technology to offer students a highly personalized as well as career-oriented educational experience. Degree programs like Engineering, Education, Nursing and others allow students to earn practical experience right from the beginning of their programs. The university offers a wide range of degree programs that use the latest technology to facilitate learning. The university is home to cutting edge nanotechnology facilities, the world's first carbon fibre production plant and one of the world's largest motion capture film labs.

Campuses are located not just in Melbourne, but also in Warrnambool and Geelong. A combination of traditional teaching and research-focused practicals encourages students to prepare themselves for the industry.

A strong student support system in the form of mentoring by current students, often in the same department and background, helps new students to integrate into university life quickly. The Australian Graduate Survey between 2010 and 2015 has consistently ranked Deakin at number one in the state of Victoria for student satisfaction. Note that Deakin's competitors in the state include heavyweights like Monash University, University of Melbourne, Victoria University and others.

Programs at Deakin University

Deakin has four departments for students to choose their programs from:
  • The Faculty of Health
  • The Faculty of Arts and Educational
  • The Faculty of Business and Law
  • The Faculty of Science and Technology

Programs at the undergraduate level include:
  • Biomedical Science
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science (Freshwater Biology)
  • Health Sciences
  • Design (Architecture)/Construction Management
  • Exercise and Sport Science
  • Public Health and Health Promotion

Programs at the postgraduate level include:
  • Engineering
  • International Business Administration
  • Health and Human Services Management
  • Health Promotion
  • Public Health
  • Networking and Security among others


If you choose to study at the Melbourne campus, you will find single room accommodation at Burwood for 200 students in a multicultural and mixed-gender environment. For students of the Warnambool campus, similar accommodation is available for 240 students.

At the Geelong campus at Warn Ponds, the university's largest single-room accommodation facilities can house 446 students. Students who want to live off-campus can request to stay at one of the university's single bedroom houses.

Overall, students choose Deakin for its international, young and engaging environment, top quality modern facilities and flexible, personalized learning.

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