Deakin University

Study at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia

Study at Deakin University

Deakin University was founded in 1974 and is one of Australia's youngest and fastest growing research universities. The university is located in Melbourne, one of the best student cities in the world!

Below, you will find basic information about studying at Deakin University. Our other pages provide you with information about study programsaccommodation, student life in Melbourne and the application process.

Why study at Deakin University?

Deakin University in Melbourne is one of the largest universities in Australia and offer great facilities and excellent lecturers. Its students have, over the last few years, consistently given the university 5 out of 5 stars in student satisfaction. 

As a student at Deakin, you get to study in Melbourne, a city ranked as the second best student city in the world! Great atmosphere, cleanliness and close proximity to the beach all help make Melbourne a great place to live and study. If you chose to study at Deakin, you will study at one of the university's four vibrant and friendly campuses, where the student association serves you free breakfast every Wednesday.

Study at Deakin University and hang out at their friendly campuses

Deakin takes pride in maintaining close relationships with the industries that are relevant to their students, making sure that everything you learn is up to date and relevant for your future career. These close relationships also provide you with great internship possibilities, which will look great on your résumé and will allow you to get hands on experience within your field. 


If you choose to study at Deakin University, you will be studying at one of the world's top universities. The university is ranked in the top 3% of the best universities worldwide according to all major international university rankings: Times Higher Education, QS and ARWU. As a young university, Deakin is also ranked as one of the world's top 50 universities under 50.

What can I study at Deakin University?

What can I study at Deakin University?

You can choose among a broad range of studies at Deakin University, everything from Chinese, to marine biology and business administration. Deakin has four faculties where you can choose among studies at bachelor or master level. As an international student, you can also choose whether you wish to take a full degree at Deakin or just a semester or two. No matter what, you are welcome at Deakin!

How can KILROY help me study at Deakin University?

We offer free student counselling, and will assists you all the way from the very first questions about studying in Melbourne, through the application process and to your final arrival. Get in touch with us to hear more about your opportunities for studying at Deakin University. We are looking forward to hearing from you! 

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