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Study areas

Learn more about undergraduate and postgraduate study areas.

  • Architecture and built environment

    Architecture and built environment

    If you're seeking a career creating sustainable design concepts for our towns and cities, or project managing large-scale commercial developments, Deakin's architecture and built environment courses can help make your dream a reality.

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  • Arts

    Arts

    As a Deakin arts graduate you will develop some of the most important skills a student can gain at university. You will become expert at managing knowledge and communicating information and develop skills of critical analysis and systematic thinking.

     

    • Cultural heritage and museum studies
    • Humanitarian assistance
    • International and community development
    • International relations
    • Politics and policy
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  • Business

    Business

    Backed by high quality, contemporary research, developed in consultation with industry. Our courses are enhanced by a high level of practical content, which is both invaluable to graduates and viewed favourably by prospective employers.

    • Accounting
    • Accounting information systems
    • Arts and entertainment management
    • Business analytics
    • Commerce
    • Commercial law
    • Construction management
    • Doctor of Business Administration
    • eBusiness
    • Economics
    • Event management
    • Finance
    • Financial planning
    • Human resource management
    • Information systems
    • Insurance and risk management
    • Interactive marketing
    • International business
    • International management
    • International trade and economic policy
    • Law
    • Leadership
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Master of Business Administration
    • Organisational psychology
    • Personal injury management
    • Project management
    • Property and real estate
    • Public sector studies
    • Quantitative business analysis
    • Sport development
    • Sport management
    • Supply chain management
    • Sustainable business management
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  • Communication

    Communication

    Media and communication is an area of rapid and continuous technological, political, economic and social change. Much of the recent explosion in the stock of human knowledge is linked with developments in media and communication.

    • Advertising
    • Children’s literature
    • Creative arts
    • Journalism
    • Literary studies
    • Media and communication
    • Professional writing
    • Public relations
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  • Creative arts

    Creative arts

    Dance, drama, film, media, photography, writing, visual arts and visual communication design: this rich diversity of experience helps prepare you for creating outstanding works of art in your chosen field.

    • Animation and motion capture
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Entertainment production
    • Film, television and digital media
    • Photography
    • Professional and creative writing
    • Visual arts
    • Visual communication design
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  • Criminology

    Criminology

    Deakin's criminology program will give you practical, professional education and enable you to study critical analysis in the fields of policing, security, surveillance, media, victims, terrorism, crime prevention and international and comparative criminal justice.

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  • Education and teaching

    Education and teaching

    Are you looking to become a teacher or further your teaching education? Deakin's specialist education courses will see you graduate with an in-demand qualification. We offer bachelor’s degrees, graduate certificates and diplomas, master’s courses and research degrees.

    • Early childhood education
    • Educational leadership and administration
    • Special educational needs
    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    • Teaching Languages other than English (TLOTE)
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  • Engineering

    Engineering

    Our engineering courses focus on the employability of our graduates and the future needs of industry. Our graduates are well-rounded engineers with significant exposure to professional engineering practices, well-equipped to meet the challenges of the future.

    • Civil engineering
    • Electrical and electronics engineering
    • Engineering science – medical technology
    • Engineering science – sports technology
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Mechatronics engineering
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    • Civil engineering
    • Electrical and renewable energy engineering
    • Electronics engineering
    • Engineering management
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Water engineering
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  • Environment

    Environment

    Whether you'd like to conserve animals and plants for future generations, study diverse marine and freshwater ecosystems or contribute to environmental management and sustainability, Deakin's environment courses offer you a range of exciting choices.

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  • Health

    Health

    Would you like a career helping people and making a difference to their lives? Deakin's range of health courses gives you a wide choice of areas to study, including health sciences, food, nutrition, dietetics, medicine, nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy, optometry, psychology, public health, health promotion, social work, clinical exercise physiology and exercise and sport science.

    • Agricultural health and medicine
    • Clinical exercise physiology
    • Health and human services management
    • Health promotion
    • Public health
    • Social work
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  • Information systems

    Information systems

    Digital information has revolutionised the way we do business. Its capture, strategic use and associated technology in the business environment is the discipline of information systems. Having an understanding of the relationship between IT and business means information systems professionals are highly sought after.

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  • Information technology

    Information technology

    If you want a career that gives you the opportunity to be at the forefront of technology with employment opportunities in just about every industry, IT @ Deakin is the best place to start.

    • Computer science and software development
    • Games design and development
    • IT security
    • Information systems
    • Information technology
    • Mobile and apps development
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  • Intl. studies and languages

    Intl. studies and languages

    Develop a systematic understanding of the international forces shaping government, business and community life in the world today.

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  • Law

    Law

    If you are aspiring to be a first-class lawyer, trained in each of the major areas of legal practice, studies in law at Deakin can help you achieve your dreams. Our commercial law focus allows study in a diverse range of areas, including human rights law, migration and refugee law, family law, Chinese commercial law, Indian law and environmental law.

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  • Medicine

    Medicine

    Deakin's medicine course provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the practice of medicine. There is an emphasis on the early development of clinical, communication and procedural skills, diagnosis and management of chronic diseases, and multidisciplinary teamwork, as well as an emphasis on rural and regional medicine.

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  • Nursing and midwifery

    Nursing and midwifery

    Deakin's School of Nursing and Midwifery is one of the largest in Australia and offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing courses based on evidence-based practice, reflecting current trends in the nursing profession.

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  • Nutrition and dietetics

    Nutrition and dietetics

    There is increasing community interest in the issues of nutrition and health, and a growing demand for specialists in these fields. Deakin's nutrition and dietetics courses provide you with the knowledge and skills to work in a range of occupations in private, business or community settings.

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  • Optometry

    Optometry

    Deakin’s Faculty of Health offers Australia's first accelerated optometry course, the Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry, making it possible for students to obtain a professional optometry qualification in just three-and-a-half years of full-time study.

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  • Politics and policy

    Politics and policy

    Deakin's politics and policy courses focus on the development, implementation and politics of public policy. Explore our role as citizens in the Australian community, the nature of diverse ideologies and the close relations between government, the private sector and community organisations.

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  • Property and real estate

    Property and real estate

    Deakin's Property and Real Estate courses provide knowledge and skills for a range of professional roles in the property industry. You will benefit from close links to the property industry and be kept abreast of the latest changes affecting the property market.

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  • Psychology

    Psychology

    Employment prospects for psychology graduates are in the top 20 per cent of all professions and this is projected to rise to the top 1 per cent in the next five to ten years. Psychology offers a rich diversity of employment opportunities with our graduates working in mental and general hospitals and clinics, business and industry, education, the criminal justice system, media, marketing, sport and research.

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  • Science

    Science

    Whether you want to learn how to interpret a crime scene, understand and treat diseases or pursue your interest in the biology of animals, Deakin's courses in science have something for you.

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  • Sport

    Sport

    Sport is a growing industry and with the increased focus on health and active lifestyles, the need for experts in this field has never been greater. Our courses in sport are comprehensive and diverse, enabling you to study exercise and sport science, the business of sport, sport development, health and physical education (teaching) and engineering science (sports technology). where you can choose to complete a trimester or year of your degree.

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FEE FREEZE FOR COURSES STARTING IN 2014

In response to the government's proposed deregulation of tertiary fees, Australian domestic undergraduate students enrolling in courses commencing Trimester 2 or 3 2014 will be subject to identical fee conditions as those who commenced in Trimester 1 2014.

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Vice-chancellor

This  fixed fee provides our undergraduate students commencing in 2014 with clarity, allows them to plan financially for their future and sets them up for a positive learning experience

Professor Jane den Hollander, Vice Chancellor, Deakin University

QUALITY TEACHING

our teaching staff are experts with broad industry and international connections.

Quality-teaching

One of the advantages is that all of the lecturers you have in biochemistry, physiology and microbiology are also research active.

Dr Lambert Brau

Graduate success stories

graduate with the skills you need for today and in the future.

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    Jamie Craigie

    Human resources graduate Read more

    Jamie Craigie

    Human resources graduate Central Institute of Technology, WA
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    Jessica Webster

    Nursing graduate Read more

    Jessica Webster

    Nursing graduate The Royal Children’s Hospital
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    Andy Williams

    Education graduate Read more

    Andy Williams

    Education graduate Abu Dhabi Education Council
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    Bianca Anderson

    Mechanical engineering graduate Read more

    Bianca Anderson

    Mechanical engineering graduate Engineers Without Borders Australia
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flexible study options

study at a campus, online, full time or part time. most courses even offer studies in trimester 3.

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In choosing the course at Deakin I actually love the flexibility of it. I love the online options, I love the in class options and also the residentials.

Michael Jenkins

WHY CHOOSE DEAKIN?

learn more from students about what makes the deakin experience unique.

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    WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING

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    WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING

    Many Deakin courses provide opportunities to gain discipline-specific work experience through Work-Integrated Learning programs. 

     
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    HANDS-ON LEARNING

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    HANDS-ON LEARNING

    Deakin's courses are enhanced by a high level of practical content, which is invaluable in preparing you for your working life and viewed favourably by prospective employers. 

     
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    STUDY ABROAD

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    STUDY ABROAD

    To enrich your learning experience, we offer a range of programs to help you study overseas as part of your Deakin degree.

     
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    CAMPUS LIFE

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    CAMPUS LIFE

    Deakin is one of Australia's largest universities, however our campuses have a strong community feel and provide a supportive and friendly place to study. All students, including those studying via cloud (online) learning, have access to the campus services and facilities.

     

     
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FOUR CAMPUS LOCATIONS

CHOOSE A UNIQUE STUDY ENVIRoNMENT.

  • Melbourne Burwood Campus

    Melbourne Burwood Campus

    Deakin’s largest campus with more than 23 000 students. Enjoy inviting spaces and lively cafes where you can take time in between classes to catch up with friends or read over your notes.

  • Geelong Waterfront Campus

    Geelong Waterfront Campus

    Set on the shores of Corio Bay in the Geelong CBD. Originally built as woolstores, the campus buildings have been extensively renovated to create an impressive campus centre.

  • Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

    Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

    On the western edge of Geelong, this campus is Deakin’s second-largest. Yet despite all the activity, the campus’ peaceful surrounds means it’s easy to find a place to relax or socialise.

  • Warrnambool Campus

    Warrnambool Campus

    Located on the banks of the Hopkins River, a short drive to local surf beaches and Warrnambool’s thriving city centre. Enjoy a real community atmosphere, with open and informal communication.

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