Undergraduate Course Guide 2022 - DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

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Undergraduate Course Guide 2022 - DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
Shape your future
Why Deakin?                                                                                                Skills to get you a job
                                                                                                           Strengthen your employment prospects and
                                                                                                                                                                Get work-ready with our industry
                                                                                                                                                                connections and work placements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  We’ll support your learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  At Victoria’s #1 university for student
                                                                                                           gain a competitive edge in the workplace             Our close ties with industry mean that you get:   satisfaction,2 you will be encouraged to explore
                                                                                                           by learning in-demand, real-world skills that                                                          your passions and empowered to succeed.
                                                                                                                                                                • courses shaped by industry experts and
Join a world-class university and be ready to take on tomorrow with                                        employers are looking for. Deakin is ranked
                                                                                                                                                                  matched to current industry practice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Whether you’d like to improve your study
                                                                                                           Victoria’s top university for skills development.1                                                     skills or get help with a tricky assignment,
confidence. At Deakin you won’t just learn about the future, you’ll prepare                                                                                     • a well-recognised qualification that stands
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  there’s plenty of support available. Turn to our
                                                                                                           From our $55 million engineering training              out to employers.
for it with real-world learning fuelled by progressive thinking. Choose a                                  facility to our dedicated studios and hi-tech        Many of our courses offer:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  student mentors, online resources and highly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  qualified staff. Our personalised, digital study
                                                                                                           equipment for the creative arts, you’ll gain
practical, industry-shaped course and launch a career with impact.                                         the expertise to become one of our highly
                                                                                                                                                                • workplace internships                           hub, DeakinSync, gives you the autonomy to
                                                                                                                                                                • placements                                      manage your enrolment and course material,
                                                                                                           sought-after graduates.
                                                                                                                                                                • work-integrated learning programs.              communicate with your classmates and
                                                                                                                                                                You’ll get your career off to the best start by   teachers, sort out your timetable and plan
                                                                                                                                                                gaining skills, knowledge and networks through    your career.
                                                                                                                                                                work experience – and earn credit towards
                                                                                                                                                                your degree at the same time.
                                                                                                                                                                deakin.edu.au/why-study-at-deakin                 1	2019 Student Experience Survey, UA benchmark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     group Victorian Universities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2	Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Outcomes Survey 2016–2019 (GOS), Quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT).
 Top 1% of                   Victoria’s #1          Australia’s #1
universities                 university for          university
worldwide1                 teaching quality2       career service3

1    Shape your future
2    Progressive, real-world learning
4    Your guide to applying to Deakin
6    Study the way you want
7    Study where you want
12   Reach your goals with Deakin’s support
14   Find your pathway to Deakin
16   Courses at Deakin
                                                     1 ARWU Rankings, 2020.
64   Key terms                                       2	2019 Student Experience Survey, UA benchmark                                                                                                              A software engineering student experimenting
                                                        group Victorian universities.                                                                                                                             with creative robotics solutions to real-world
67   Course index                                    3	Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards,                                                                                                          problems in our RIoT lab.
                                                        2017, 2018, 2019 winner for most popular career
69   Contact us                                         service in Australia.

Undergraduate Course Guide 2022 - DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
Progressive, real-world learning                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Why Deakin?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Join a world-class university and be ready to take on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   tomorrow with confidence.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Top 1% of universities worldwide
Get a world-class education                                               Access state-of-the-art facilities                                                   Join a dynamic, digital community                                                                   ARWU Rankings, 2020
When you study at Deakin, you’re choosing a leading university – ranked   Work with tomorrow’s technology today in our inspiring learning                      At Deakin, we’re digital innovators. For the past 40 years, we’ve
in the top 1% worldwide.1 We’ve been awarded a five-star rating by the    environments, where you can:                                                         been perfecting distance and online learning. We use cutting-edge                                   Victoria’s #1 university for teaching quality
prestigious university ranking organisation, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).                                                                                        technology to provide personal and flexible learning experiences                                    2019 Student Experience Survey, UA benchmark group
                                                                          •   walk through virtual landscapes
We’re leading the way in a range of areas, praised for our cutting-edge                                                                                        for our students. This includes helping you manage your course                                      Victorian universities
                                                                          •   prototype ideas with 3D printing
facilities and internationally renowned for our research and teaching.                                                                                         requirements, stay in control of your study, improve your skills and
                                                                          •   trade stock in a simulated trading room
                                                                                                                                                               connect with your peers and staff, all at the touch of a button.
                                                                          •   merge movement and art in our motion-capture lab                                                                                                                                     #1 university career service in Australia
                                                                          •   use a climate chamber to simulate extreme conditions of temperature,             Connect and learn in a dynamic community of 60,000+ students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards, 2017,
                                                                              humidity, altitude and oxygen levels.                                            online and discover why we’re Australia’s top public university for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2018, 2019 winner for most popular career service in Australia
                                                                                                                                                               overall experience.2

                                                                                                                                                               Learn from leaders in their field                                                                   Australia’s #1 public university for
                                                                                                                                                               Our outstanding academic staff are active participants and                                          overall education experience
                                                                                                                                                               influencers in their fields. They share their skills and knowledge                                  2019 Student Experience Survey, based on undergraduate
Learning at Deakin through                                                                                                                                     and give you valuable industry insights. This is why we’re Victoria’s                               students, UA benchmark group Victorian universities
COVID-19 and beyond                                                                                                                                            #1 university for teaching quality.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   #1 Victorian university for student satisfaction
As a leader in digital learning, we know our students value                                                                                                    International study experiences                                                                     Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes
Deakin’s connected and engaging online study environment                                                                                                       Expand your horizons by joining a virtual global learning                                           Survey 2016–2019 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning
and we also understand that many students value attending                                                                                                      program, or – once COVID-19-related travel restrictions allow –
campus. At Deakin, you can be confident of not just a COVIDSafe                                                                                                                                                                                                    and Teaching (QILT)
                                                                                                                                                               an international internship, exchange, study tour or volunteer
environment, but a tailored, collaborative learning experience for                                                                                             placement. Gain a competitive edge in the workplace and get
each course, designed to achieve the best possible combination                                                                                                 credit towards your degree by studying abroad at a Deakin                                           40 years’ experience in distance and online education
of online and on-campus activities whilst adhering to                                                                                                          partner university, located in more than 40 different countries.
government regulations.                                                                                                                                        Visit deakin.edu.au/overseas-study for more information on
                                                                                                                                                               where your Deakin degree can take you.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Victoria’s top university for skills development
Dynamically delivered, world-class learning – it’s what                                                                                                                                                                                                            2019 Student Experience Survey, UA benchmark group
Deakin does best. Find out more at deakin.edu.au/                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Victorian universities
learning-at-deakin-through-covid-19.                                                                                                                           Reap the rewards of student life
                                                                                                                                                               Getting started at university is a fun and exciting experience, but
                                                                                                                                                               it’s not without its challenges. That’s why we lend a hand, helping
                                                                                                                                                               you find somewhere great to live, scope out the clubs and societies
                                                                                                                                                               you’d like to join and discover the best way to connect with your
                                                                                                                                                               peers – on and off campus. We can even help with finding a job,
                                                                                                                                                               student finances, how to get involved at uni, disability support and
                                                                                                                                                               health services.

                                                                                                                                                               1 ARWU Rankings, 2020.
                                                                                                                                                               2	2019 Student Experience Survey, based on undergraduate students, UA benchmark group Victorian universities.
                                                                                                                                                               3 2019 Student Experience Survey, UA benchmark group Victorian universities.
                                                                                                                                                               4 To be confirmed in 2022 and beyond, subject to government travel restrictions.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ‘Deakin University is beyond incredible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          with its online systems. It is by far the most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          technologically advanced and contemporary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          university on the market. Deakin’s online
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          learning platform allows you to feel as though
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          you are learning from within a classroom, even
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          though you are sitting at your desk at home.’

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Benjamin Hall
                                                                                                                 The Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus                                                                                                           Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Criminology graduate
                                                                                                                 offers scenic and architecturally inspiring
                                                                                                                 spaces to socialise or relax.

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Your guide to applying to Deakin                                                                                                                                     Applying for your undergraduate degree at Deakin couldn’t be easier.
                                                                                                                                                                     Follow these steps to make the process as simple as possible.
                                                                                                                                                                     Visit deakin.edu.au/how-to-apply.

    1                        2                                 3                           4                              5                              6
Choose Deakin              Find your course                  Study the way                Study where                    Reach your study               Let us help you apply
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For more information on admission
                           Browse the Courses at             you want                     you want                       goals with our                 Whether you’ve just finished Year 12, or                    Recent secondary education applicant Y12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        requirements and to understand
                           Deakin section of this            Learning that fits in with   Deakin allows you to study     support                        you haven’t studied for a number of years,                  • Current Year 12 student in 20212
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the type of applicant you are, visit
                           guide (pages 16–63) or            your life – check out        where you want, with           Find out all the information   you’ll find a Deakin course or pathway that’s               • Completed Year 12 in 2019 or 2020.2
                           online at deakin.edu.au.                                                                                                     right for you.                                                                                                  deakin.edu.au/how-to-apply.
                                                             Deakin’s range of flexible   online learning and access     and support we provide
                           Undergraduate courses                                                                                                                                                                    Non-Year 12 applicant NY12
                                                             study options on page 6.     to four physical campuses.1    to understand fees, other      Generally, applicants are considered either
                           generally begin in March;                                                                                                                                                                • Applicants with higher education study
                                                                                          Make the most of what we       study costs, government        as a recent secondary education applicant or
                           some courses also have                                                                                                                                                                   • Applicants with VET study
                                                                                          can offer you and explore      assistance and scholarships    a non-Year 12 applicant, depending on your
                           intakes in July and November.                                                                                                                                                            • Applicants with work and life experience
                                                                                          our locations in more detail   on page 12. There are also     highest level of educational attainment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Applicants who completed Year 12 in
                           Check entry requirements,                                      on pages 7–11.                 many pathways to studying
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2018 or earlier.
                           application methods and                                                                       at Deakin – find one that
                           application dates. Contact us                                                                 suits you on page 14.
                           on 1800 693 888 or via chat
                           to discuss your options.

                                                                                                                                                           It’s important to understand                             Gather the supporting
                                                                                                                                                           the entry requirements                                   documents you’ll need
                                                                                                                                                           Make sure you understand the entry            When you apply directly to Deakin as a
                                                                                                                                                           requirements for your chosen course by        non‑Year 12 applicant, it’s important to attach
                                                                                                                                                           reading the course page carefully.            any requested supporting documentation,
                                                                                                                                                           In addition to your academic performance or   which could include a CV, academic
                                                                                                                                                           professional experience, some courses may     transcripts, specified entrance test results
                                                                                                                                                           also require:                                 or a personal statement – otherwise, your
                                                                                                                                                                                                         application might be delayed. We recommend
                                                                                                                                                           • prerequisite subjects or equivalent
                                                                                                                                                           • a minimum ATAR requirement or equivalent.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         gathering all this documentation before you                            When can I expect an offer?
                                                                                                                                                                                                         start the application process, so that you can                         VTAC information about dates and
                                                                                                                                                           Whether it’s to complement your course        complete it in one sitting. However, you can                           offers is available on the VTAC website,
                                                                                                                                                           application or to meet an equivalent standard save and return to your application at a later
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                vtac.edu.au. For Trimester 1,4
                                                                                                                                                           to prerequisites or the ATAR, you may also    time, if required.
        Supporting a diverse range of needs                                                                                                                be required to complete one or more of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Deakin makes offers across the VTAC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                rounds – in November, December,
                                                                                                                                                           the following:
        We’re committed to offering equity and access for individuals                                                                                                                                               Apply online – through VTAC                                 January and February.
        and groups who might not otherwise enjoy the benefits of                                                                                           • a personal statement                                   or Deakin’s applicant portal                                For applications made direct to Deakin,
        higher education. Deakin gives additional consideration to                                                                                         • specified entrance tests
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Depending on your course, you might be able                 offers are made via email. Timing
        applicants who might have experienced difficult circumstances,                                                                                     • non-academic assessments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to start in Trimester 1 (March), Trimester 2                varies depending on the course, time
                                                                                                                                                             (for teaching courses)
        such as family, financial or medical difficulties, a disability or                                                                                                                                          (July) or Trimester 3 (November).                           of year and whether the applicant
                                                                                                                                                           • a supplementary information form
        other challenges.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       information was supplied correctly, but
                                                                                                                                                           • an audition                                            If you’re a recent secondary education
        When applying through VTAC, submit an application through                                                                                          • an interview                                           applicant, you should submit your application               offers are generally made within a few
        VTAC’s Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS). If applying                                                                                             • a folio presentation.                                  for Trimester 1 through VTAC (vtac.edu.au).                 working days.
        direct to Deakin, please provide information and supporting
                                                                                                                                                           For an explanation of key terms, please refer            If you’re a non-Year 12 applicant, applying
        documentation regarding your circumstances when                                                                                                    to pages 64–66.                                          for Trimester 1 for one Deakin course only,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                How do I defer my studies?
        prompted in our online applicant portal.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                It’s easy to defer your studies at
                                                                                                                                                           Further information is listed in this                    you can apply direct to Deakin.3 Otherwise
        deakin.edu.au/access-equity                                                                                                                                                                                 if applying for more than one course, you                   Deakin – most courses let you postpone
                                                                                                                                                           guide’s course table (page 16 onwards),
                                                                                                                                                           as ‘recent secondary education applicant’                should apply through VTAC.                                  your studies while retaining your Deakin
                                                                                                                                                           and ‘non-Year 12 applicant’.                                                                                         place for up to two years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Applications for Trimesters 2 or 3 should be
                                                                                                                                                           If you need further assistance, email                    made directly to Deakin via the applicant                   Visit deakin.edu.au/enrolment
                                                                                                                                                           myfuture@deakin.edu.au or call                           portal at applicantportal.deakin.edu.au.                    for information on offers,
                                                                                                                                                           1800 693 888.                                                                                                        deferring and more.

                                                                                                                                                        1 Access to campus in 2022 and beyond is subject to government restriction to ensure a COVIDSafe environment.
                                                                                                                                                        2 Includes Victorian, interstate, International Baccalaureate (IB) and New Zealand school leavers.
                                                                                                                                                        3	Conditions apply. Visit deakin.edu.au/how-to-apply for current information.
                                                                                                                                                        4	Some courses in Deakin’s Faculty of Health and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment are
                                                                                                                                                           offered by semester. Semester 1 runs from February to June; Semester 2 runs from July to November. See the
4       Deakin University                                                                                                                                  course table or visit deakin.edu.au/courses.                                                                                         deakin.edu.au         5
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Study the way you want                                                                                                                               Study where you want
Learning that fits in –                            Study when you’re ready                          Studying safely                                  Online study
study full time or part time                       Deakin has three study periods during the        Deakin is committed to ensuring the health and   Australia’s leading online
For most courses you can switch between            teaching year. This gives you more choice and    safety of our community and to providing you
                                                                                                                                                     education provider
part-time and full-time study at Deakin, and       flexibility when starting your degree and can    with a premium learning experience, regardless
                                                                                                                                                     Digital is in Deakin’s DNA. For the past
set your own pace throughout your education.       even help you fast‑track your study by taking    of how your course is delivered. Since the
                                                                                                                                                     40 years, we’ve been perfecting distance and
                                                   extra units throughout the year.                 impact of COVID-19, we have navigated a
This means, if things change, you’re not                                                                                                             online learning. Join our dynamic community
                                                                                                    complex and evolving situation, with students
locked into a study commitment that no             Some students take a trimester off to work                                                        of 16,000+ fully online students and discover
                                                                                                    in 2021 experiencing a mix of online and
longer suits you.                                  or travel, then catch up later. You can also                                                      why we’re Australia’s top public university for
                                                                                                    on-campus activities, adapted to adhere to
                                                   spread your study load, to fit your studies                                                       overall experience.1
You’re considered a full-time student if                                                            government restrictions. What we can assure
                                                   around your lifestyle.
you’re enrolled in three or more subjects in a                                                      students commencing in 2022 is that we can       Vibrant and virtual
trimester. Any fewer, and you’re considered        Deakin’s trimesters run from:                    successfully blend our approaches to learning,   When you study online at Deakin you will
a part‑time student.                                                                                working and research with on-campus and
                                                   • March to June (Trimester 1)                                                                     benefit from our premium online learning
                                                   • July to October (Trimester 2)                  off-campus arrangements, regardless of our       platform to access classes, seminars and
                                                   • November to February (Trimester 3).            physical locations.                              resources. Depending on the unit, you can
                                                   Trimester 3 is optional and subject to                                                            participate in live-streaming seminars and
                                                   availability of units.                                                                            class discussions, access pre-recorded content,
                                                                                                                                                     chat with academic staff and students and
                                                   Visit deakin.edu.au/flexible-study to find out                                                    submit assignments.
                                                   more about your study options at Deakin.
                                                                                                                                                     Extensive online support
                                                                                                                                                     Mastering your studies requires ambition,
                                                                                                                                                     independence and organisation. We offer a
                                                                                                                                                     range of online support, including:
                                                                                                                                                     • orientation sessions
                                                                                                                                                     • tailored support services
                                                                                                                                                     • digital study planners and
                                                                                                                                                       time‑management tools
                                                                                                                                                     • 24/7 access to library resources.

                                                                                                                                                     Personalised digital hub
                                                                                                                                                     DeakinSync will make your transition to online
Support services                                                                                                                                     study a smooth one. It’s the online place you’ll
                                                                                                                                                     call home. Here you’ll find everything you need
Whether you are studying online or on campus,                                                                                                        to manage your enrolment, access your course
you get support every step of the way at Deakin.                                                                                                     material, connect with support services, visit
For job advice, our career service can help. For                                                                                                     the library and plan your career.
health or mental wellbeing services, healthcare
professionals are on hand. From 24/7 assignment                                                                                                      Welcome on campus
feedback to disability support, we take care of                                                                                                      Studying online gives you unlimited access to
your needs so you can enjoy life at university.                                                                                                      our premium online learning platform. But, if
                                                                                                                                                     you live near one of Deakin’s campuses, you’re
                                                                                                                                                     always welcome there too.2 Make the most of
                                                                                                                                                     our fast, free wi-fi, use our study facilities and
                                                                                                                                                     connect with staff and students.

                                                                                                                                                     Connect with others
                                                                                                                                                     Studying online is accessible and flexible,                    Australia’s #1 university
                                                                                                                                                     enabling you to connect with other students
                                                                                                                                                     for study, support and socialising. Connect                    career service1
                                                                                                                                                     with your peers through discussion boards,                     From day one at Deakin, and well into the future
                                                                                                                                                     moderated social media groups, Deakin                          after graduation, our award-winning career service –
                                                                                                                                                     Buddies app and DUSA groups and join a                         DeakinTALENT – will prepare you for the jobs of tomorrow.
                                                                                                                                                     thriving online learning community.                            You’ll have lifetime access to career coaching, industry
                                                                                                                                                     deakin.edu.au/study-online                                     networking opportunities and a comprehensive suite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of digital resources that will help you become the most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    employable version of yourself.

                                                                                                                                                     1	2019 Student Experience Survey, based on undergraduate      deakintalent.deakin.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                        students, UA benchmark group Victorian universities.
                                                                                                                                                     2	Access to campus in 2022 and beyond is subject to           1	Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards, 2017, 2018,
                                                                                                                                                        government restriction to ensure a COVIDSafe environment.      2019 winner for most popular career service in Australia.

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Study where you want                                                                                                                                                         Why live at Deakin?
                                                                                                                                                                             Feel safe, connected and supported with a move into Deakin Res, a home
                                                                                                                                                                             where you can embrace new experiences, and have the entire Deakin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Geelong Waterfront Campus offers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         state-of-the-art learning facilities perched
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         right on the shoreline of Corio Bay.
                                                                                                                                                                             experience within your reach.
                                                                                                                                                                             Connected – You’ll join a community of like-minded students and have 100+
Melbourne Burwood Campus                                                         Living on campus                                                                            activities and events to choose from to help you settle in, have fun and
                                                                                                                                                                             make lifelong friends.
A stunning and spacious campus with state-of-the-art                             Bordered by picturesque parkland, the accommodation at our Melbourne
                                                                                 Burwood Campus is home to 1175 students. With a great mix of                                Convenient – Affordable, modern accommodation with high-speed internet,
digital facilities
                                                                                 state-of-the-art contemporary student housing and traditional village                       common rooms and study areas – just steps from campus facilities.
A 30-minute drive from Melbourne’s bustling CBD, Deakin’s Melbourne
                                                                                 living, accommodation options range from private bedrooms in large unit                     Safe and supported – You’ll feel at home in no time, with carefully selected
Burwood Campus is our busiest campus, with approximately
                                                                                 complexes to private studio apartments.                                                     residential leaders, plus a 24/7 onsite team dedicated to creating a healthy
32,000 students.
                                                                                 Living on campus in Burwood means you’ll have lots of places to study,                      living environment that’s COVIDSafe, secure and supportive.
Set in a leafy suburb with plenty of open spaces and parks, the
                                                                                 enjoy a break, or catch up with friends, including:                                         Choosing to live on campus at Deakin could be one of the best
campus includes architecturally impressive buildings and outstanding
facilities, including:                                                           • large common rooms with fully equipped kitchen, seating area,                             decisions you’ll make. deakin.edu.au/live
                                                                                   pool tables and table tennis
•   a professional motion-capture lab
                                                                                 • outdoor BBQ areas and a rooftop terrace
•   dance, drama, visual arts, photography, design and television studios
                                                                                 • landscaped gardens
•   the Phoenix Art Gallery
                                                                                 • multipurpose recreational rooms.
•   food and nutrition labs
•   nursing clinical simulation centres                                          deakin.edu.au/live
•   IT gaming facilities
                                                                                 Living near campus
•   a simulated foreign-currency trading floor
•   a specialised state-of-the-art indoor exercise and sport science facility.   The closest suburbs to our Melbourne Burwood Campus are Burwood
                                                                                 East, Box Hill South, Camberwell and Ashburton.
Enjoying campus life                                                             From Melbourne’s CBD it takes about an hour to get to campus via train,
Burwood students love the relaxed suburban atmosphere and huge                   bus or tram (the tram stop is on Burwood Highway, right in front of the
choice of learning and social spaces.                                            campus). Alternatively, you can get to Burwood in just half an hour by car,   Getting to Geelong
Enjoy cafes and food outlets, a bookshop and merchandise shop, medical           or even cycle to campus.
centre, gallery, fitness centre, great study spaces and much more.                                                                                             By ferry, train or car – travelling to Geelong is quick and easy.
                                                                                 To find accommodation near campus visit deakin.edu.au/houseme –
                                                                                                                                                               From Docklands, a daily ferry takes 90 minutes, or by the regional rail
The campus sits alongside parkland, which is ideal for cycling, walking and      our online database of rooms, houses and apartments for rent.
                                                                                                                                                               link from Southern Cross station, you’ll be there in under an hour.
jogging, and is easily accessible via cycling paths, public transport or car.    deakin.edu.au/burwood
                                                                                                                                                               If you’re driving from Melbourne’s west, you might find your
                                                                                                                                                               commute’s only an hour.

                                                                                                                                                               Geelong Waterfront Campus                                                      Living on campus
                                                                                                                                                               Study world-class courses overlooking the stunning Corio Bay                   In the heart of Geelong’s CBD, our waterfront residence, Brougham
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              House, is located next door to Deakin’s Waterfront Campus, moments
                                                                                                                                                               Our Geelong Waterfront Campus is right on Corio Bay – in the heart of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              from Geelong’s spectacular Western Beach. Completed in May 2018,
                                                                                                                                                               Geelong. Originally built as wool stores in the 19th century, the buildings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              it offers 410 bedrooms in five- to nine-bedroom shared apartments
                                                                                                                                                               have been extensively renovated, creating a modern, impressive campus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              across 10 floors; 33 studio apartments are also available within Geelong’s
                                                                                                                                                               Geelong is the second-most populated urban area in Victoria                    iconic T&G House.
                                                                                                                                                               (after Melbourne), with a population of more than 250,000 people.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Students living on campus at Geelong Waterfront have lots of shared
                                                                                                                                                               One of the world’s most beautiful coastal drives, the Great Ocean Road,        places to study, relax, or catch-up with friends, including:
                                                                                                                                                               is just 30 minutes away, complete with famous surf beaches and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • large recreation rooms with a fully equipped kitchen, seating area,
                                                                                                                                                               occasional whale sighting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                pool tables and table tennis
                                                                                                                                                               Geelong Waterfront Campus was founded in 1994, and now has more                • movie room
                                                                                                                                                               than 5000 students.                                                            • study rooms
                                                                                                                                                               The campus boasts a number of state-of-the-art facilities, including:          • outdoor BBQ area on a rooftop terrace overlooking the bay.

                                                                                                                                                               •   A+B studio and gallery                                                     deakin.edu.au/live
                                                                                                                                                               •   nursing clinical simulation centres
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Living near campus
                                                                                                                                                               •   Occupational Therapy Learning Hub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              If you live centrally, you’ll still be very close to your classes. If you live
                                                                                                                                                               •   design, photography and visual arts studio spaces
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              further from the city centre, it’s easy to get to campus by car, bike or
                                                                                                                                                               •   The Project Space art gallery.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              public transport. A free shuttle service also runs between the Waterfront
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and Waurn Ponds campuses every weekday.
The Melbourne Burwood Campus has an
inspiring mix of architecturally impressive                                                                                                                                                                                                   To find accommodation visit deakin.edu.au/houseme – our online
buildings and leafy green surrounds.                                                                                                                                                                                                          database of rooms, houses and apartments for rent.

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Study where you want                                                                                                                                              Students thrive in the cutting-edge
                                                                                                                                                                  facilities and scenic surrounds of the
                                                                                                                                                                  Warrnambool Campus.

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus                                                Living on campus
First-class facilities close to Australia’s best surf beaches             The Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus offers townhouses, units and
                                                                          apartments for more than 1050 students, with a new precinct featuring
You get the best of both worlds at our Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.
                                                                          32 double‑storey townhouses, each housing 10 occupants, which opened
More than 8000 students access world-class programs and superb
                                                                          in 2021. Close to classes and our sporting grounds, living on campus
facilities, while enjoying the relaxing, regional environment.
                                                                          also gives you exclusive access to residential programs. These include
Geelong is on a bay and close to some of Australia’s best surf beaches,   health and wellbeing, social, academic, arts and culture, and leadership,
with diving and recreational fishing all on offer. The campus itself is   connecting you in a supportive student environment to help you balance
approximately 9km from the Geelong CBD.                                   study and social life.
On campus, outdoor areas and spacious new buildings are                   deakin.edu.au/live
perfect for socialising and studying. Advanced, hands-on learning
environments include:                                                     Living near campus
                                                                          The Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus is a 20-minute drive from the centre
• a state-of-the-art engineering precinct and modern science labs
                                                                          of Geelong, so living centrally means you’ll never be far from your classes.
• the Nyaal immersive learning precinct, a cutting-edge, interactive
                                                                          Other nearby suburbs include Belmont, Grovedale, Wandana Heights
  learning space with a 360-degree theatre, collaborative think tank
                                                                          and Highton.
  and event space.
                                                                          You can access the campus by car, train, or the free shuttle bus that
There are also incredible sport facilities, as the campus is home to
                                                                          runs between our two Geelong campuses – and Melbourne is just an
Deakin’s Elite Regional Sports Precinct, which includes:
                                                                          hour away.
•    an MCG-sized AFL oval
                                                                          To find accommodation near campus visit deakin.edu.au/houseme –
•    a FIFA-grade soccer pitch
                                                                          our online database of rooms, houses and apartments for rent.
•    an eight-lane 400-metre athletics track
•    an outdoor basketball court.                                         deakin.edu.au/waurn-ponds
A DeakinACTIVE fitness centre, complete with premium gym equipment,
workout studios and group fitness classes, is also available.                                                                                                     Warrnambool Campus
                                                                                                                                                                  Join a friendly, close-knit community
                                                                                                                                                                  Three hours from Melbourne and two hours by car from Geelong,
                                                                                                                                                                  Warrnambool is roughly 250km south-west of Melbourne and has a          National Indigenous Knowledges,
                                                                                                                                                                  population of more than 30,000.                                         Education, Research and
                                                                                                                                                                  The Warrnambool Campus is set on the banks of the Hopkins River and     Innovation (NIKERI) Institute
                                                                                                                                                                  located approximately 5km from Warrnambool’s CBD, which is serviced     Offering community-based education
                                                                                                                                                                  by Princes Highway and has its own railway station and bus services.    programs, the National Indigenous
Clubs and societies                                                                                                                                               With more than 500 students, this welcoming campus offers a friendly,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Knowledges, Education, Research and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Innovation Institute gives Aboriginal and
Deakin students can explore more than 120 clubs                                                                                                                   close-knit community environment.                                       Torres Strait Islander Australians the flexibility
and societies across our campuses. We’ve got groups                                                                                                               The campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including:               to access higher education while maintaining
dedicated to everything from anime to basketball.                                                                                                                                                                                         family, work and community commitments.
                                                                                                                                                                  • nursing clinical simulation centres
From sports, health and personal development clubs to                                                                                                             • the Aquaculture Futures Facility                                      The approach to course delivery includes a
academic, religious, and course-specific groups, there’ll                                                                                                         • Deakin’s research vessel Yolla.                                       combination of study intensives and distance
be a club or society that suits you.                                                                                                                                                                                                      education options that promote access and
Reap the rewards of your time at Deakin: meet new
                                                                                                                                                                  Living on campus                                                        equity for Indigenous Australian students.
people, try new things, share your skills and discover                                                                                                            Deakin’s Warrnambool Campus offers more than 250 studio                 This approach also creates a close-knit
your hidden talents.                                                                                                                                              apartments and shared houses, just metres from the Hopkins River        learning community, as well as an inspiring
                                                                                                                                                                  and close to local surf and fishing hot spots.                          and supportive learning environment
                                                                                                                                                                  Living on campus in Warrnambool means you’re part of a                  away from home.
                                                                                                                                                                  close‑knit residential community, giving you access to exclusive        deakin.edu.au/nikeri
                                                                                                                                                                  residential programs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Staying on campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          During study intensives, the Kitjarra student
                                                                                                                                                                  Living near campus                                                      residences are available to the Institute’s
                                                                                                                                                                  Warrnambool is an increasingly popular tourist destination,             students. Kitjarra is just a short walk from the
                                                                                                                                                                  with historic buildings, beautiful waterways, surf beaches and          Institute’s academic building at the Geelong
                                                                                                                                                                  a whale‑watching centre.                                                Waurn Ponds Campus, and is a convenient
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and comfortable option for study and
                                                                                                                                                                  Living off campus is a great and affordable way to get to know
                                                                                                                                                                  the town and wider community while you’re studying.
                                                                                                                      Students enjoy the world-class facilities                                                                           deakin.edu.au/kitjarra
                                                                                                                      and picturesque surrounds at the
                                                                                                                                                                  Visit deakin.edu.au/houseme – our online database of rooms,
                                                                                                                      Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.                 houses and apartments for rent.

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Reach your goals with
Deakin’s support
Fees                                                                      Government assistance                                                                   Scholarships                                                                    Financial support
Depending on the course, an Australian Commonwealth supported             Commonwealth Supported Place                                                            A Deakin scholarship is more than a simple financial boost – it sets you        Deakin offers a range of financial assistance services. If you’re
undergraduate student at Deakin in 2021 can expect to pay between                                                                                                 on the pathway to success at university. It’s a great opportunity to stand      experiencing financial difficulties, you might also be eligible
                                                                          If you’re an Australian citizen, holder of a permanent humanitarian
$3950 and $14,500 for 8 credit points of study. These fees will change                                                                                            out from your peers and is an excellent feature on your resume.                 for an interest-free student loan for study-related expenses or
                                                                          visa, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen and meet Australia’s
for 2022.                                                                                                                                                         We offer scholarships for many situations, whether you’ve                       financial counselling.
                                                                          residency requirements, you’ll be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported
Eligible students can get loans via the Higher Education Contribution     Place (CSP) for a bachelor course at Deakin. The Australian Government                  experienced disadvantage and/or achieved academic merit. Awarding               To find out more about different financial support options,
Scheme-Higher Education Loan Program (HECS-HELP). Repayments are          subsidises a CSP by paying part of the fees directly to the University,                 a Deakin scholarship is our chance to acknowledge and reward your               visit deakin.edu.au/financial-assistance.
made through the Australian taxation system once your annual income       making your education more affordable and accessible.                                   accomplishments and hard work.
exceeds the minimum threshold.1                                           If you’re a student enrolled in a CSP, you’re only required to contribute               You could be eligible for a number of scholarships during your
If you’re an eligible student, you can access a range of government       part of the cost of your course through ‘student contributions’. The cost               time at Deakin. Use our online search tool to help you find                     Useful websites
financial assistance programs, such as Youth Allowance and Austudy.       of your course will depend on the units you study.                                      out what scholarships you could be eligible to apply for at                     deakin.edu.au/fees
Study-related costs                                                       HECS-HELP Loan                                                                                                                                                          deakin.edu.au/scholarships
Students also need to pay for living costs and course‑related expenses,   The Australian Government scheme, HECS-HELP, is a loan scheme for                       Also check out deakin.edu.au/tips-for-your-application to read our              studyassist.gov.au
such as computer equipment, books, field trips and special equipment      eligible students enrolled in a CSP.                                                    top tips for completing a scholarship application.                              servicesaustralia.gov.au
or clothing (if applicable to your course).                               Under the HECS-HELP loan scheme you can defer all of your tuition fees
deakin.edu.au/study-related-costs                                         or make an upfront payment.2 The HECS-HELP loan covers the student
                                                                          contribution part of your student fees. You’ll begin paying back your loan
                                                                          to the Australian Taxation Office in small increments once you meet the
                                                                          minimum income threshold.1
                                                                          Deakin University is subject to Australian government legislation.
                                                                          As such, legislative changes can occur and may impact your HECS-HELP
                                                                          eligibility. For more information on eligibility requirements, please visit
                                                                          studyassist.gov.au or deakin.edu.au/fee-payment-assistance.
                                                                                                                                                                  Deakin Accelerate for VCE students
                                                                                                                                                                  Deakin Accelerate is a distinctive VCE extension studies program offering high‑achieving students
                                                                                                                                                                  university‑level learning opportunities to boost your ATAR and fast-track your university studies. In this
                                                                          1 The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2020–21 income year is $46,620.
Values shaping our learning                                               2	From January 1 2021, eligible students can receive the HECS-HELP discount for
                                                                             upfront student contribution payments of $500 or more. You will receive a discount
                                                                                                                                                                  program, you’ll complete two units of a first-year university subject at the same time as your Year 12 studies.
                                                                                                                                                                  You’ll study one unit per trimester, alongside first-year university students, completing your units either on
community                                                                    of 10% on the upfront payment you make.                                              campus at one of Deakin’s four vibrant locations, or through our innovative online learning environment.
                                                                                                                                                                  It’s a great way to get a taste for the exciting adventure that’s to come.
Deakin values diversity, embraces difference and strives
to promote social inclusion, delivering a range of services                                                                                                       deakin.edu.au/accelerate
and programs to facilitate this.
• Through the Sexual Harm Prevention program, Deakin seeks
  to promote respectful behaviour and to shift the gendered
  drivers of violence that underpin both sexual harm and
  gender inequality.                                                                                                                                                     ‘As a current Deakin student, I can see that I have
• Deakin’s LGBTIQ+ community and Working Group seeks
  to supports the visibility and culture of the community.
                                                                                                                                                                          an advantage over my peers, having completed
  deakin.edu.au/lgbtiq                                                                                                                                                    the Accelerate program. I knew how everything
• The National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research
  and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute supports a national
                                                                                                                                                                          worked, including the cloud site, seminars and
  educational program linking Indigenous secondary school                                                                                                                 the overall processes. Not only do I have a head
  students to universities.
                                                                                                                                                                          start in those aspects, but I also have a head
A description of Deakin values is at deakin.edu.au/
about-deakin/values. For information on other
                                                                                                                                                                          start to my degree.’
services and programs informed by Deakin’s values,
refer to deakin.edu.au/diversity-and-inclusion.                                                                                                                          Jessica Toomey
                                                                                                                                                                         2019 Deakin Accelerate student – Law
                                                                                                                                                                         Current Deakin student – Bachelor of Commerce/
                                                                                                                                                                         Bachelor of Laws

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Find your                                                                                                     Try our Pathway Finder tool
                                                                                                              There are many different ways you can get into
                                                                                                              an undergraduate course at Deakin. In fact, many

pathway to
                                                                                                              students choose to take a pathway. No matter your
                                                                                                              ATAR or education history, we’re here to help you find
                                                                                                              your pathway to Deakin. Try our Pathway Finder tool
                                                                                                              and explore the options that might be available to                  Pathways through Deakin                                                        Pathways through other institutions

Deakin                                                                                                        you at deakin.edu.au/pathways-finder or call us                     We believe your hard work should be rewarded with opportunities. Taking        If you’re currently studying at another university and would like to apply
                                                                                                              on 1800 693 888.                                                    a pathway through Deakin means you get to start the Deakin experience          for entry into Deakin to finish your degree, you can apply for recognition
                                                                                                                                                                                  sooner, beginning and completing your studies at the University.               of prior learning for your previous study.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Transfer between campuses1                                                     deakin.edu.au/rpl
                                                                                                                                                                                  Start your course at a campus with a lower ATAR requirement,
              Having study pathway options means you can                                                                                                                          then transfer to your desired campus after the first year.                     Pathways through the workforce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Don’t let your previous experience go to waste. Deakin students come from
              reach your career goals in a number of ways.                                                                                                                        Transfer between courses1                                                      all walks of life – not everyone goes straight to university after finishing high
                                                                                                                                                                                  Apply to study a course with similar subjects or majors, but a lower ATAR,     school. You might be able to gain entry to Deakin and/or credit towards a
                                                                                                                                                                                  and use this as a pathway into your ideal course.                              Deakin course, based on your work experience or prior industry training.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Complete an associate degree1                                                  deakin.edu.au/pathways
                                                                                                                                                                                  A Deakin associate degree in arts2 or education3 offers a highly supportive
              Pathway                                                 Step 1                                            Step 2                                                    learning environment and gives you a direct, guaranteed pathway to an
                                                                                                                                                                                  arts, criminology or primary education bachelor degree.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Undertake single unit (non-award) study
                                                                                                                                                                                  If you’re looking to gain knowledge in a professional or personal area of
      Apply to Deakin from school
                                                              Apply for your Deakin
                                                                course via VTAC
                                                                                                               Receive and accept your
                                                                                                                     Deakin offer
                                                                                                                                                                                  interest, consider studying one of Deakin’s single units. You get to satisfy
                                                                                                                                                                                  a particular passion, and what’s more, as one pathway option to Deakin,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Can we help you find your
                                                                                                                                                                                  single units can count towards a degree.                                                            pathway into university?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      There are more pathways to university than you
       Study the same course at a                             Start the same course
                                                                                                            Transfer to preferred campus                                          Pathways through Deakin College                                                                     might think. In fact, each year almost 7000 students
           different campus                                          at Deakin
                                                                                                                                                                                  A Deakin College diploma offers a pathway to enter Deakin as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      take a non-traditional path to pursuing their dream
                                                                                                                                                                                  second-year student1 in selected undergraduate degrees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      career. We have a great team at Deakin, ready to help
                                                              Start a related course                        Transfer to preferred course                                          deakincollege.edu.au                                                                                you find your pathway into university. Give us a call
        Switch to a similar course
                                                                     at Deakin                                  and receive credit1                                                                                                                                                   on 1800 693 888 to discuss your options or email
                                                                                                                                                                                  Pathways through TAFE                                                                               myfuture@deakin.edu.au.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Deakin partners with the country’s best TAFE institutions to offer
         Apply to Deakin with an                                                                            Apply for your Deakin course
                                                         Complete an associate degree                                                                                             a guaranteed entry program. Our partners include:
           associate degree2                                                                                    and receive credit1
                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Bendigo TAFE
                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Box Hill Institute
          Apply to Deakin from                                                                                    Enter Deakin as a                                               •   Chisholm Institute
                                                               Complete a diploma
            Deakin College                                                                                      second-year student1                                              •   The Gordon                                                                 1 Subject to availability and meeting academic requirements.
                                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor     •   Kangan Institute
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2	The Associate Degree of Arts can be used as a guaranteed entry pathway into the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Criminology, depending on which stream you choose,
                                                                                                                                                                      degree      •   South West TAFE                                                               and counts as credit towards your first year of study. Specific units of study must be
       Apply to Deakin with a                                Complete a diploma or                          Apply for your Deakin course                                          •   TAFE NSW.                                                                     completed within the associate degree for full credit to be granted.
  guaranteed TAFE partner pathway                              advanced diploma                                 and apply for credit                                                                                                                             3	The Associate Degree of Education can be used as a guaranteed entry pathway into
                                                                                                                                                                                  deakin.edu.au/TAFE                                                                the Bachelor of Education (Primary) and counts as credit towards your first year of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    study. Specific units of study must be completed within the associate degree for full
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    credit to be granted. Students are also required to successfully complete the CASPer
       Apply to Deakin with other                            Complete a diploma or                          Apply for your Deakin course                                                                                                                            test. Find out more at deakin.edu.au/casper.
            TAFEs and RTOs                                     advanced diploma                                 and apply for credit

   Apply to Deakin after studying                                                                           Apply for your Deakin course
                                                                  Complete units
  two single units at the University                                                                            and apply for credit                                                                                                                             ‘I love how relaxed the work environment is at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Deakin. The staff are really friendly, helpful and
                                                                                                            Apply for your Deakin course
     Transfer from another university                       Start a degree elsewhere
                                                                                                                and apply for credit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  have a genuine interest in your development
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  both as a person and a professional in the field.
        Apply to Deakin through                                                                             Apply for your Deakin course                                                                                                                         The modern facilities create a great working
                                                         Gain work and life experience
             the workforce                                                                                      and apply for credit                                                                                                                              environment along with the learning facilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  both on campus and online that are available 24/7.’
       Apply to Deakin three years                                Sit the STAT                                    Apply with STAT
         or more after Year 12                                Multiple Choice test3                          Multiple Choice test results
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Benjamin McKenzie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of
1	Subject to availability and meeting academic requirements.                                                                                                                                                                                                    Construction Management (Honours) student
2 Students applying to all initial teacher education courses are required to sit the CASPer test, a non-academic assessment. Please be advised the cost of the CASPer test is a
   responsibility borne by individual applicants. Deakin University will not be able to reimburse any test costs. Find out more at deakin.edu.au/casper.
3 STAT MC test is an applicable entry test for selected courses; see vtac.edu.au for more information.

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Courses at Deakin
The following pages outline key details for
each of Deakin’s undergraduate and related
                                                                                                       Key terms for choosing your course
degrees. Courses are featured according to
                                                            18	Architecture and                       Campus                                                                           Entry requirements
the interest areas listed here. Course names                    construction management                Deakin has four campuses – one in Melbourne, another in                          The course table outlines the entry requirements for recent secondary
and codes are included, as well as brief course             20 Arts, humanities and social sciences
                                                                                                       Warrnambool, two in Geelong, and our online learning platform.                   education applicants and non-Year 12 applicants.
                                                                                                       If you enrol to study exclusively online, this is referred to as
overviews, major areas of study, careers and                26 Business                                ‘Cloud (online)’.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Recent secondary education applicants                    Y12

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Current Year 12 students (2021)1
everything you need to know about getting                   32 Communication and creative arts                                                                                          • Year 12 graduates (2020 and 2019).1
into each course. Find out more about these                 36 Design                                  The ATAR is a rank from 0 to 99.95. It indicates a student’s                     Non-Year 12 applicants            NY12

interest areas and the courses available at                 38 Engineering                             performance in relation to other students.                                       •   Applicants with higher education study
                                                                                                                                                                                        •   Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
deakin.edu.au.                                              40 Environment                             The ATAR is calculated by using an aggregate produced by adding:
                                                                                                                                                                                        •   Applicants with work and life experience
                                                                                                       • scaled study score in English, English Language, Literature, or
                                                            43 Health                                                                                                                   •   Applicants who completed Year 12 in 2018 or earlier.
Not sure where to start? Speak to one of our                                                             English as an Additional Language (EAL)
                                                            47 Information technology                  • the best three VTAC scaled study scores, and                                   For more information on entry requirements and to learn about the
friendly staff on 1800 693 888 to discuss your                                                         • 10% of the fifth and sixth scores that are available.                          type of applicant you are, visit deakin.edu.au/how-to-apply. You can
                                                            50 Law
options or email myfuture@deakin.edu.au.                                                               Adjustment factors applied via Educational Access Schemes don’t
                                                                                                                                                                                        also call us on 1800 693 888 to discuss your options.
                                                            52 Medicine                                change the ATAR, they change an applicant’s selection rank for a
                                                            53 Nursing                                 course that the applicant has listed as a preference. This results in
                                                                                                                                                                                        Trimester intake
                                                                                                       the applicant moving up the course selection list. It also means that            Most courses start in Trimester 1 (T1; March to June). The course
                                                            55 Psychology                                                                                                               entry indicates whether you have the option to begin your studies
                                                                                                       an applicant’s selection rank can be different for each course listed in
                                                            57 Science                                 their course preference list.                                                    in Trimester 2 (T2; July to October) or Trimester 3 (T3; November to
                                                                                                                                                                                        February). Not all units are offered in every trimester. Some courses in
                                                            60 Sport                                   If the applicant is allocated sufficient adjustment factor points, the           Deakin’s Faculty of Health and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built
                                                                                                       applicant might receive an offer for a course even though their ATAR is
                                                            62 Teaching                                below the published lowest selection rank.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Environment are offered by semester. Semester 1 runs from February
                                                                                                                                                                                        to June; Semester 2 runs from July to November. Check each course at
                                                                                                                                                                                        deakin.edu.au/courses for the most up-to-date intake information.
                                                                                                       Admissions transparency
                                                                                                       As per Australian Government guidelines, the ATAR published in this              Fees
                                                                                                       guide is the lowest ‘adjusted selection rank’ for which an offer was             The fees listed are 2021 indicative fee rates for students enrolled in
                                                                                                       made in 2021. The ‘selection rank and its corresponding ATAR’ is an              the first year of studies in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP).
                                                                                                       applicant’s ATAR, plus any adjustment factors applied. Deakin operates           The Australian Government offers a subsidy for students enrolled in a
                                                                                                       an open and transparent admissions process; visit the VTAC course                CSP by paying part of their fees for the place directly to the university.
                                                                                                       search at vtac.edu.au or deakin.edu.au/transparency for an ATAR                  The fees listed are the indicative amount you’ll need to pay for one year
                                                                                                       profile of all Deakin courses.                                                   of study. Visit deakin.edu.au/fees for up-to-date information.

                                                                                                       Course duration
Orientation and getting started                                                                        This is the length of the course in years, based on completing the
                                                                                                       course full time (eight subjects per year). Part-time study options
Nervous about starting university? There’s no need to                                                  may also be available. Find out by searching for your course at                  1	Includes Victorian, interstate, International Baccalaureate (IB) and
be – we’ve got everything in place to help you through                                                 deakin.edu.au/courses.                                                              New Zealand school leavers.
the process. Check out our handy online checklist at
deakin.edu.au/getting-started for what to prepare before
you start at Deakin and learn everything about enrolment,
orientation and your course.

                                                                                                       Deakin understands that evidencing and articulating your capabilities is vital to gaining opportunities.
                                                                                                       Deakin Hallmarks are prestigious University awards that recognise students’ outstanding achievements and
                                                                                                       capabilities that are key to employment success. After graduating, they offer students the opportunity to differentiate
                                                                                                       themselves to employers. To find out more visit deakin.edu.au/hallmarks, including how Hallmarks are awarded.

                                                                                                      Communication      Digital     Teamwork         Critical        Problem        Self          Global          Creativity         Digital      Entrepreneurial   Leadership
                                                                                                                        literacy                     thinking          solving    management    citizenship                         innovation         thinking

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Architecture and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Deakin code     S342                  Cloud (online)   C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Course duration in years     3      Melbourne Burwood Campus       B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Trimesters available    T       Geelong Waterfront Campus     WF

construction management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Recent secondary education     Y12    Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus      WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Non-Year 12     NY12          Warrnambool Campus       WB

                                                                                                                                                                     Tuition                                                                                                                                                                                 Tuition
Course                             Overview                                           Careers                                Entry requirements                                 Course                                  Overview                                         Careers                                   Entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                                      fee1                                                                                                                                                                                    fee1

Bachelor of Design                 When you choose to study Deakin’s Bachelor         Deakin architecture graduates           Y12 3 VCE units 3 and 4 – a study      $8090      Master of Architecture                  The Master of Architecture expands your          As a graduate of this course,             Bachelor degree in architecture           $7950
                                   of Design (Architecture), you choose a             work across the globe, from the        score of at least 25 in English (EAL)                                                      knowledge in architecture, design and            once you have gained your                 with a WAM (or equivalent average
(Architecture) 2                                                                                                                                                                 S700    2 T1, T2
                                   path of discovery, exploring the creative          UK, Berlin and Oslo to China,          or at least 20 in English other                                                            innovative strategies through creativity.        registration to practise, you             grade indicator) of 65 or higher OR
 S342         3 T1, T2             possibilities of architectural design and its      Dubai and the US. Pursue the           than EAL.                                                                                  You will develop skills through advanced         can pursue a career as a                  Bachelor degree in architecture
                                   potential to make a positive impact on the         following roles (some may require                                                           Campus:                               study of critical architectural futures and      practising architect and work in          with a WAM (or equivalent average
                                                                                                                             NY12 4   deakin.edu.au/course/S342
                                   built environment. Discover architectural          further study): 3D architectural                                                                                                  its integration of current cultural studies,     private architectural practices,          grade indicator) between 55 and
     Campus and ATAR:                                                                                                                                                              WF   Graduate entry
                                   ideas through cutting-edge content,                modeller, architectural consultant                                                                                                environmental resiliency, sustainable design,    government organisations,                 64, AND portfolio of relevant
     WF      71.10                 develop your creativity and gain a practical       or designer, building designer,                                                                                                   technological advancement and social and         property development, or other            work and personal statement OR
                                   understanding of the built environment and         building project manager, design                                                                                                  theoretical issues. This prepares you for        building and design fields.               Evidence of academic capability
                                   its relationship with the community through        coordinator, quantity surveyor and                                                                                                contemporary professional practice.                                                        judged to be equivalent.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Find out more about Deakin’s
                                   meaningful and sustainable design, from            structural drafter.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Master of Architecture at
                                   houses to high-rise projects.
Bachelor of Construction           Develop an in-depth understanding of the           Find career opportunities in roles      Y12 3 VCE units 3 and 4 – a study      $8045
Management (Honours)               business of construction, from economics           including: construction manager,       score of at least 25 in English (EAL)             1	The 2021 indicative Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) fee is based on a typical         5	Students have the opportunity to complete this course in three years of full-time
                                   and law to technology. Deakin’s Bachelor of        contract administrator, estimator,     or at least 20 in English other                      enrolment for domestic students enrolled in two trimesters of full-time study, or           study by undertaking units in Trimester 3.
 S346         4 5 T1, T2           Construction Management (Honours) equips           project manager and quantity           than EAL.                                            8 credit points, unless otherwise indicated. This fee should be used as a guide only     6	Students are able to commence this course at either the Melbourne Burwood
                                   you with market-ready skills for construction      surveyor.                                                                                   and is subject to change. The fees displayed do not reflect the entire cost of the          Campus or the Geelong Waterfront Campus. Delivery is at both campuses and
                                                                                                                             NY12 4   deakin.edu.au/course/S346
                                   management, quantity surveying and                                                                                                             course if it’s completed over a number of years and does not include the Student            students will be required to undertake units of study from both the Geelong
     Campus and ATAR:              property development, enabling you to work                                                                                                     Services and Amenities Fee or course-related equipment costs.                               Waterfront Campus and the Melbourne Burwood Campus. Students should seek
     WF      60.00                 confidently across projects large and small.                                                                                                2	Leads to professional recognition when followed by successful completion of an              advice from their course adviser prior to the commencement of their course. Please
                                   With a strong focus on practical learning,                                                                                                     approved Master of Architecture program.                                                    note that all property and real estate units are also offered via Cloud (online) learning.
                                                                                                                                                                               3	Recent secondary education applicants include current Year 12 students in 2021,          7	Students have the opportunity to complete this course in four years of full-time study
                                   you’ll develop the initiative and ability to hit
                                                                                                                                                                                  as well as Year 12 graduates from 2020 and 2019.                                            by undertaking units in Trimester 3.
                                   the ground running.                                                                                                                         4	There are four categories under which non-Year 12 applicants may apply to Deakin:
                                                                                                                                                                                  – applicants with higher education study
                                                                                                                                                                                  – applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Bachelor of Construction           One of the most highly regarded programs           With this qualification, you’ll be      Y12 3 VCE units 3 and 4 – a study      $12,287      – applicants with work and life experience
Management (Honours)/              on offer, Deakin’s Bachelor of Construction        able to specialise in all facets of    score of at least 25 in English (EAL)                – applicants who completed Year 12 in 2018 or earlier.
                                   Management (Honours)/Bachelor of Property          the construction management            or at least 20 in English other                   	Visit deakin.edu.au/courses and head to the course of interest to find out further
Bachelor of Property and           and Real Estate offers a professionally            and property and real estate           than EAL.                                            details on admission requirements.
Real Estate                        recognised qualification that combines site        markets including commercial,
                                                                                                                             NY12 4   deakin.edu.au/course/D336
                                   skills with business execution. From building      industrial and residential property.
 D336         5 T1, T2
                                   practice, technology, economics and law,           Career opportunities include:
                                   to property market analysis and valuation –        construction manager, contract
     Campus and ATAR:              you’ll learn how to drive growth, make             administrator, estimator/quantity
     B   /   WF 6   71.05          strong commercial decisions, understand            surveyor, leasing agent, portfolio
                                   regulations and manage construction                manager, property developer, real
                                   projects of any size.                              estate agent and valuer.

Bachelor of Design                 Deakin’s Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/        This cross-discipline course gives      Y12 3 VCE units 3 and 4 – a study      $7950
(Architecture)/                    Bachelor of Construction Management                you more options for your future       score of at least 25 in English (EAL)
                                   (Honours) is a unique course that                  career. Career opportunities           or at least 20 in English other
Bachelor of Construction           combines studies in key aspects of the built       (some may require further              than EAL.
Management (Honours)2              environment. Explore architectural ideas           study) include: 3D architectural
                                                                                                                             NY12 4   deakin.edu.au/course/D364
                                   and design approaches at the same time             modeller, architectural consultant
 D364         5 7 T1, T2
                                   as learning how to manage construction             or designer, building designer or
                                   projects, no matter their scale or scope.          project manager, construction
     Campus and ATAR:              Gain in-depth knowledge and skills in              manager, contract administrator,
     WF      79.10                 architecture, design, construction and             draftsperson, estimator and
                                   project management, while exploring your           quantity surveyor.
                                   options for a diverse career in the built
                                   environment industry.

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Arts, humanities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Deakin code       S342                     Cloud (online)   C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Course duration in years       3         Melbourne Burwood Campus       B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Trimesters available      T          Geelong Waterfront Campus     WF

and social sciences
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Recent secondary education       Y12       Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus      WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Non-Year 12     NY12               Warrnambool Campus       WB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NIKERI Institute   NIK

                                                                                                                                                                       Tuition                                                                                                                                                                           Tuition
Course                            Overview                                            Careers                                  Entry requirements                                Course                      Overview                                           Careers                                   Entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                                        fee1                                                                                                                                                                              fee1

Bachelor of Arts                  Study a Bachelor of Arts at Deakin and              The Bachelor of Arts builds               Y12 8 VCE units 3 and 4 – a study      $12,673   Bachelor of International   Dive into diverse cultures and build a global      The professional, social and               Y12 8 VCE units 3 and 4 – a study             $13,201
                                  open the door to a world of opportunity.            valuable and transferable                score of at least 20 in English other                                         career by studying Deakin’s Bachelor of            personal experiences on offer             score of at least 20 in English other
                                  You can tailor your degree to your interests        career skills, making you highly
                                                                                                                                                                                 Studies                     International Studies. If you are interested       throughout this course prepare
 A300        3 T1, T2, T3                                                                                                      than EAL or 25 in English (EAL).                                                                                                                                           than EAL or 25 in English (EAL).
                                  and set yourself up to be flexible across           employable within many                                                                     A326       3 T1, T2         in different cultures, languages and               you for employment in a range
                                                                                                                               NY12 9                                                                                                                                                                      NY12 9   deakin.edu.au/course/A326
                                  the jobs of the future. This versatile degree       industries. The range of disciplines              deakin.edu.au/course/A300                                            perspectives outside of your own, this             of areas in the public and private
 Campus and ATAR:                 lets you focus on your passions by choosing         on offer also lets you follow your                                                                                     experience-rich course gives you a deep            sectors including: communications,
     C 59.55                      specialisations called majors and minors.           passion and develop the specialist                                                          Campus and ATAR:           understanding of the international forces          defence, diplomacy, education,
     B 60.00                      But you don’t need to make your choice right        skills to pursue the career                                                                  CNP                       shaping the world today. The Bachelor of           finance, immigration, businesses
                                  away. Get a taste for different study areas         you want.                                                                                                              International Studies is a degree that can         with an international orientation,
     WP 60.35
                                  first, so you can choose your specialisations
                                                                                      You’ll be able to take your degree                                                                                     take you anywhere.                                 non‑government organisations
     NIK 2                        with total confidence.                                                                                                                          WF 61.75
                                                                                      into a range of careers, including:                                                                                                                                       with regional and global links,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Majors3,4                                          and trade and aid.
                                  Majors3,4                                           administration, advertising,
                                                                                      business, communication,                                                                                               •   Anthropology C B WP
                                  •   Advertising C B                                                                                                                                                                                                           If you’re considering further
                                  •   Anthropology C B WP                             community services, criminal                                                                                           •   Arabic C B WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                study, Deakin’s honours program
                                  •   Arabic C B WP                                   justice, the Galleries, Libraries,                                                                                     •   Chinese5 B WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and postgraduate pathways can
                                  •   Children’s literature C B WP                    Archives and Museums (GLAM)                                                                                            •   Indonesian C B WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                open up a world of research and
                                  •   Chinese5 B WP                                   sector, government, human                                                                                              •   International relations C B WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                employment opportunities in
                                  •   Creative writing C B WP                         rights, journalism, media, not-                                                                                        •   Language and culture studies4 C B     WP

                                                                                      for-profits, performing and visual                                                                                                                                        Australia and abroad.
                                  •   Criminology C B WP                                                                                                                                                     •   Middle East studies C B WP
                                  •   Dance (minor only) B                            arts, photography, policing, policy                                                                                    •   Politics and policy studies C B WP
                                  •   Design (minor only) B WF                        development, politics, public                                                                                          •   Spanish C B WP
                                  •   Digital media C B WP                            relations, publishing and research.
                                  •   Drama (minor only) B
                                  •   Education C B                                                                                                                              Bachelor of International   Develop intercultural competencies and an          Graduating from this course                Y12 8 VCE units 3 and 4 – a study             $13,588
                                  •   Film, television and animation                                                                                                                                         established global perspective by studying         prepares you with the analytical          score of at least 20 in English other
                                                                                                                                                                                 Studies (Global Scholar)    Deakin’s Bachelor of International Studies         skills and international experience
                                      (minor only) B                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      than EAL or 25 in English (EAL)
                                  •   Gender and sexuality studies C B WP                                                                                                        A306       3 T1, T2         (Global Scholar). You’ll gain foundational         to succeed at a range of roles.           and a minimum ATAR of 80 or
                                  •   Geography and society C B WP                                                                                                                                           knowledge of the global political climate and      Build your career in Australia            equivalent.
                                  •   History C B WP                                                                                                                                                         participate in international experiences to        or overseas working in roles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           NY12 9   deakin.edu.au/course/A306
                                  •   Indigenous studies (minor only) C                                                                                                           Campus and ATAR:           begin building a global career from the very       including: foreign correspondent,
                                  •   Indonesian C B WP                                                                                                                            CNP                       start of your studies.                             foreign exchange analyst, human
                                  •   International relations C B WP                                                                                                              B NP                                                                          rights advocate, immigration
                                  •   Journalism C B WP                                                                                                                                                      Majors3,4                                          agent, international aid officer,
                                                                                                                                                                                  WF NP
                                  •   Language and culture studies4 C B WP                                                                                                                                   •   Anthropology C B WP                            international management
                                  •   Literary studies C B WP                                                                                                                                                •   Arabic C B WP                                  consultant, international trade
                                  •   Media studies C B                                                                                                                                                      •   Chinese5 B WP                                  law consultant, law reform
                                  •   Middle East studies C B WP                                                                                                                                             •   Indonesian C B WP                              officer, political journalist, trade
                                  •   Philosophy C B WP                                                                                                                                                      •   International relations C B WP                 agreements negotiator and trade
                                  •   Photography6 B WF                                                                                                                                                      •   Language and culture studies4 C B     WP
                                  •   Politics and policy studies C B WP                                                                                                                                     •   Middle East studies C B WP
                                  •   Professional experience and practice                                                                                                                                   •   Politics and policy studies C B WP
                                      (minor only) C B WP                                                                                                                                                    •   Spanish C B WP
                                  •   Public relations C B WP
                                  •   Religious studies C B WP
                                  •   Sociology C B WP 7                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Y12 8          NY12 9
                                  •   Spanish C B WP
                                                                                                                                                                                 Associate Degree of Arts    University can be a challenge, which is why        After graduating, continue                         and                                   $12,682
                                                                                                                                                                                                             we’ve designed a course that offers you            studying or use this degree as a
                                  •   Sport and society (minor only) C B WP                                                                                                      A250       2 T1, T2, T3     a supported learning environment and a             standalone qualification. You’ll          All applicants must meet the
                                  •   Sustainability and society (minor only) C   B
                                                                                                                                                                                                             guaranteed pathway into Deakin’s Bachelor          have guaranteed entry into our            minimum English language
                                  •   Visual arts6 B WF                                                                                                                                                      of Arts or Bachelor of Criminology. The            Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of           requirements:
                                                                                                                                                                                  Campus:                    Associate Degree of Arts teaches you the           Criminology (depending on your            • a senior secondary certificate
Bachelor of Arts                  Study the Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and         Enter fields like: creative arts,        Y12 8 VCE units 3 and 4 – a study       $10,655     B    WP                   learning skills you need to be successful at       specialisation), plus receive credit        of education, or
                                  gain insight into why people think, feel and        education, health and human              score of at least 20 in English other                                         university, including communication, digital       that could put you straight into          • a certificate III, or
(Psychology)                      behave the way they do. At the same time,           services, historical and cultural        than EAL or 25 in English (EAL).                                              literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.   your second year. You can also            • other evidence of academic
 A301        3 T1, T2, T3         you will also explore a world of opportunity        heritage, human resources,                                                                                             From your first trimester, you’ll also complete    apply to transition into other              capability judged to be
                                  through your study in the arts. Learn the           law enforcement, media and               NY12 9   deakin.edu.au/course/A301                                            units from your target bachelor degree             bachelor degrees.                           equivalent, including completion
                                  perfect mix of skills sought by employers by        communication, not-for-profit                                                                                          (depending on which stream you choose).                                                        of or enrolment in a Vocational
 Campus and ATAR:                 studying one degree, with exposure to two           aid, politics and government,                                                                                                                                                                                         Education and Training course
     C 61.55                      distinct areas of interest. Combining your          public health, social service and                                                                                                                                                                                     and/or relevant work or life
                                  passions in psychology and the arts can open        youth work. To take your career                                                                                                                                                                                       experience.
     B 60.05                      doors and make you more employable once             in psychology to the next level,
     WP 60.55                     you graduate.                                       you may opt to continue with
     NIK 2                                                                            further study, which can lead to                                                           Diploma of Arabic           Deakin’s Diploma of Arabic is an award-            Expand your employment options             Y12 8 VCE units 3 and 4 – a study             $3950
                                                                                      registration as a psychologist.                                                                                        winning program that will give you a leading       to exciting positions in the Arab         score of at least 20 in English other
                                                                                                                                                                                 A221       3PT T1           edge in a range of exciting careers. Through       Gulf States, the Middle East and          than EAL or 25 in English (EAL).
                                                                                                                               Y12 8                                                                         it, you’ll sharpen your Arabic communication       North Africa.
Bachelor of Criminology           Learn the who, why and how of crime with            Graduates from this course can look            VCE units 3 and 4 – a study       $13,842
                                                                                                                                                                                                             skills and gain fluency by taking part in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           NY12 9   deakin.edu.au/course/A221
                                  Deakin’s Bachelor of Criminology. Join the          forward to a diverse and challenging     score of at least 20 in English other              Campus:                                                                       Open doors to better career
 A329        3 T1, T2, T3         most established criminology program in             career as: correctional officers,                                                                                      activities across a range of topics focusing on                                              Applicants who wish to undertake
                                                                                                                               than EAL or 25 in English (EAL).                    C    B    WP                                                                 opportunities in: the arts, business
                                  Victoria, and graduate as a well-rounded            crime analysts, crime prevention                                                                                       grammar, lexicons, vocabulary and sentence                                                   the Diploma of Arabic concurrently
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                or trade, diplomacy or security,
                                  crime expert through a balance of theory            officers, crime researchers,             NY12 9 deakin.edu.au/course/A329                                              structure. You’ll also learn about the cultural,                                             with another degree must apply
 Campus and ATAR:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               education, foreign policy, health,
                                  and practical learning. Gain a deep                 criminologists, federal and state                                                                                      historical, sociolinguistic and political                                                    through VTAC for a place in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                international development, IT or
     C NP                         understanding of the causes and impacts             police officers (requires further                                                                                      dimensions of the societies and cultures that                                                the degree and, once enrolled,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                engineering, as well as sciences.
     B 60.30                      of criminal behaviour, from environmental           study), forensic psychologists                                                                                         make up the Arabic-speaking world.                                                           subsequently apply with the faculty
                                  crime to terrorism, and learn how to use            (requires further study), intelligence                                                                                                                                                                              for the Diploma of Arabic.
     WP 60.05
                                  this knowledge alongside critical thinking to       analysts, parole officers, police
                                  address criminal justice issues.                    advisers and private investigators.

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