DEAKIN UNIVERSITY - Postgraduate Course Guide - International students 2020

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International students | 2020

Course Guide
Melbourne | Geelong | Warrnambool | Cloud Campus (online)

DEAKIN UNIVERSITY - Postgraduate Course Guide - International students 2020
Study area                                                                                                                                                                 Welcome

Deakin University, Australia,
provides a world-class education      Welcome to Deakin –
recognised around the globe. We
offer you the chance to gain the      your study destination
knowledge, skills and experience
to make an impact. Let us help
you achieve your career goals.        G’day and welcome!                                                   Campus locations
                                      Australia is one of the world’s most popular international study     Deakin has four modern campuses in three unique locations.
                                      destinations, with thousands of students arriving every year. Like   You will discover some of Australia’s most popular destinations,
                                      Australia, Deakin University is a welcoming community, and we        incredible wildlife, and engaging and friendly culture when
                                      support our international students to ensure they have a safe and    you study here. The University also offers courses through its
                                      enjoyable study experience.                                          innovative online Cloud Campus.

                                      World-class degrees                                                  Scholarships
                                      Deakin offers a wide range of study areas and we can help you        Deakin offers many different scholarships to assist
                                      choose the right degree to pursue your dream career. Be ready        high-achieving international students throughout their studies.
                                      to take your next step with confidence and gain the experience       To check if you are eligible for a Deakin scholarship, visit
                                      you need to succeed. Deakin is highly ranked in many study areas,
                                      which you can learn more about in this guide.
                                                                                                           Trimester system
                                      Career focus                                                         Deakin runs on a Trimester system whereby our courses start in
                                      Deakin applies a practical focus across all its programs. We         March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2) or November (Trimester 3).
In this Guide                         want to ensure you gain the exposure and experience you need         This system can offer students the opportunity to complete their
                                      to graduate with confidence. We do this by providing practical       degree sooner by studying three terms in a single year. You will
                                      instruction on real-world problems, career guidance and work         find Trimester information on the course pages in this guide.
Welcome to Deakin			2                 experience opportunities. Visit the course pages to find out what
Campuses and communities		       3    practical experience is involved as part of your degree.
Accommodation			5
Cost of living in Australia		    6
Student services			7
Graduate employment			8
Research				9
Online learning opportunities		  12
How to apply				13
Academic admission requirements  14
English language requirements		  15
Deakin English				16
Deakin degrees				17
• Architecture and                                                                                                                    In the Top 1% of all
   construction management		     22                                                                                                   universities worldwide
• Business 				27                                                                                                                     ShanghaiRankings World University Rankings

• Communication			39
• Creative arts and writing		    40
• Education and teaching		       42
                                                                                                                                      Ranked in the Top 50 young
• Engineering				48
                                                                                                                                      universities in the world
• Health				50                                                                                                                        QS and Times Higher Education
• Humanities and social sciences 54                                                                                                   Young University Rankings

• Information technology		       61
• Law					66                          Contact us today
                                      To learn more about Deakin and how
• Medicine				67                                                                                                                      Highest level of overall student
                                      we can help you start your education
• Nursing				69                       journey, get in touch today.                                                                    satisfaction among universities
• Nutrition				71                                                                                                                     in the Australian State of
• Psychology				74                                                                                                                    Victoria for nine years in a row
                                      Call us on +61 3 9627 4877                                                                      Australian Graduate Survey and
• Science and environment		      77   Email us at                                                                 Graduate Outcomes Survey, QILT

• Sport					79
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Campuses and communities                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Campuses and communities

Your Deakin home

Deakin has four welcoming and engaging                                 Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
campuses located in south-east Australia,                              Deakin’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus is known for its expansive
                                                                       grounds and impressive new buildings. It is home to cutting-edge
as well as our innovative Cloud Campus                                 engineering and medical facilities, as well as some of the world’s
(online). Each campus offers a unique study                            most advanced material science research spaces. The campus also
                                                                       offers incredible sporting facilities, including Deakin’s Elite Sport
experience, and Deakin’s local communities                             Precinct, which includes an Australian rules football oval, FIFA-
are friendly, safe and lively, making for                              grade soccer pitch, athletics track, basketball courts and more.

a perfect study environment.                                           Geelong Waterfront Campus
                                                                       Deakin’s Geelong Waterfront Campus is located right on Corio
Melbourne Burwood Campus                                               Bay in the heart of Geelong, making for spectacular views from
The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. It is located        its many study spaces. The campus has a modern, industrial
a short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, and offers    feel, mostly due to its history as wool stores in the 19th century.
the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort.       The unique mix of old and new allows for engaging and creative
The campus boasts impressive buildings and world-class facilities.     spaces, and its central location means students can visit Geelong’s
Students love the relaxed atmosphere and huge choice of learning       central business district between classes.
                                                                                                                                               Warrnambool Campus                                                    Cloud Campus
and social spaces. The campus sits alongside parkland, which is                                                                                Deakin’s Warrnambool Campus is close to surf beaches and              As a flagship provider of distance education for more than
great for cycling, walking and jogging.                                Living in Geelong                                                       popular tourist attractions. It is a close-knit community, a place    40 years, Deakin has a unique understanding of students who
                                                                                                                                               where students and lecturers really have the opportunity to           need to study from afar.
Living in Melbourne                                                                                                                            get to know each other and work closely together. That sense
                                                                                        Be by the sea                                                                                                                The Cloud Campus is a virtual, vibrant campus. It is your one-stop
                                                                                                                                               of community extends to the whole of Warrnambool, providing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     online shop to access lectures and resources, participate in live-
                                                                                        Located a short train trip from Melbourne,             support to new students in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. But for
                 A welcoming community                                                                                                                                                                               stream seminars and class discussions, chat with lecturers and
                                                                                        Geelong is a coastal city located near some of         those looking for an occasional jolt of big city excitement, trains
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     students, and submit assignments. When, where and how you
                 A multicultural city, Melbourne is an international                    the country’s best surf beaches. You can head to       run four times daily to Melbourne.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     study is up to you.
                 community that is home to                                              the surf coast, where students take a break from
                 people from all around the world.                                      their studies to enjoy a swim or surf.                                                                                       As a Cloud Campus student, you need to be a disciplined,
                                                                                                                                               Living in Warrnambool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     independent and organised learner. Given your competing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     commitments, you will also need to know how to manage your
                 Many activities                                                        Support the local team                                                  Made for exploring                                   time and priorities. That is why our Cloud Campus comes with
                 Enjoy live music at Federation Square, or ride                         Check out the GMHBA Stadium football oval                               Set along one of the country’s most scenic           orientation sessions, tailored support services, innovative but
                 a bike along the Yarra River trail. Visit the                          where the Geelong Cats – an Australian league                           coastlines, Warrnambool is the place to be for       easy-to-use digital tools and resources, and a dedicated ‘student
                 native animals at the Melbourne Zoo, or spend                          football team and partner of Deakin – play their                        exploring Australia’s famously unique plant and      success coach’ to keep you on track.
                 mornings exploring the Queen Victoria Market                           exciting games. You might even become a fan!                            animal habitats.
                 tasting fresh and local produce. There is so much
                 to see and do in Melbourne.                                                                                                                    A cost-effective choice
                                                                                                                                                                For students concerned about expenses,
                                                                                                                                                                Warrnambool offers a lower cost of living than
                                                                                                                                                                Melbourne and Geelong without sacrificing




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Accommodation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cost of living

                                                                                                                             Cost of living

                                                                                                                             Beyond tuition fees, there are a                                      Accommodation                                            $AUD
                                                                                                                             number of other costs that you                                        Hostels and guest houses             A$90 to A$150 per week
                                                                                                                             need to consider before you                                           Shared rental                        A$85 to A$215 per week
                                                                              Deakin’s on-campus                             decide to study in Australia.                                         On campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A$280 to A$356 per week*
                                                                              housing service inclusions                                                                                           (inclusive of amenities)
                                                                                                                             The Australian Government provides
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Homestay                            A$235 to A$325 per week
                                                                              • A private bedroom, which is                  average living cost estimates for
                                                                                furnished, carpeted, and heated              international students living and studying                            Rental                              A$165 to A$440 per week
                                                                                with a bed, desk and Wi-Fi.                  in the Australian State of Victoria. Costs
                                                                                                                             vary depending on where you live. For
                                                                              • Shared kitchen, spacious living and
                                                                                                                             example, living in Melbourne is slightly more                         Other living expenses                                    $AUD
                                                                                dining room, with air conditioning           expensive than living in Warrnambool.
                                                                                and bathrooms.                                                                                                     Groceries and eating out             A$80 to A$280 per week
                                                                                                                             The diagram to the right lists some of these
                                                                              • Social, personal, academic and               costs, but for more detailed information                              Gas, electricity                     A$35 to A$140 per week
                                                                                sporting activities calendar.                visit                                        Phone and internet                     A$20 to A$55 per week
                                                                              • Support from Deakin staff, the                                                                                     Public transport                       A$15 to A$55 per week
                                                                                                                             Overseas Student Health Cover
                                                                                management and administration
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Car (after purchase)                A$150 to A$260 per week
                                                                                team, and 24-hour Deakin security.           In addition to tuition fees, all on-campus
                                                                                                                             international students are required to pay                            Entertainment                        A$80 to A$150 per week
                                                                                                                             Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).
                                                                                                                             The amount payable will be included in
                                                                                                                             your Offer Letter.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Minimum cost of living                                   $AUD
                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Department of Home Affairs has financial
                                                                                                                             Scholarships                                                          requirements you must meet in order to receive a
                                                                                                                                                                                                   student visa for Australia. From 1 February 2018 the
                                                                                                                             There are scholarships available to                                   12-month living cost is:
                                                                                                                             international students through Deakin and
                                                                                                                                                                                                   You                                          A$20 290 per year
Deakin offers support in     On-campus accommodation                          Off-campus accommodation                       through other parties, including the Australian
                                                                                                                             Government.                                                           Partner or spouse                             A$7 100 per year
finding accommodation for    Living on campus offers a unique                 Deakin can assist you in searching for
                             opportunity to immerse yourself in the           off-campus accommodation using our             Deakin offers a variety of scholarships to                            Child                                         A$3 040 per year
students, whether you want   Deakin experience. Accommodation is              Houseme database. You will find a variety      support high-achieving students, including:
to live on-campus or close   available at all of our Australian campuses,     of rental opportunities, including long-
                                                                                                                             • Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International          All costs are in Australian dollars.
                             and various lease lengths are offered.           term, short-term and casual options.                                                             *
                                                                                                                                                                                 On-campus estimated cost is for Deakin’s Melbourne Burwood Campus and includes
by in a local community.                                                                                                       Scholarship offers a 100% or 50% tuition        amenities, such as electricity, gas and internet. On-campus accommodation costs for the
                             On-campus living provides an affordable
                                                                              You can also access a range of free              fee reduction for the normal duration of        Geelong and Warrnambool campuses are lower.
                             and secure living and learning community,
                                                                              self-help resources to find out:                 your course.
                             ideal for meeting new people and
                                                                              • when to start your accommodation             • Deakin International Scholarship offers
                             achieving academic success.
                                                                                search and how to go about it                  25% tuition fee reduction for the normal
                             Living on campus could save you money.                                                            duration of your course.
                                                                              • the costs associated with
                             Utility bills and internet are included in
                                                                                accommodation                                Both scholarships recognise students with
                             the fee, and you don't have to pay an
                                                                              • things to consider at property               consistently high academic performance
                             accommodation bond nor public transport
                                                                                inspections                                  who have the potential to make a leading
                             costs to get to and from class.
                                                                              • locations around each campus                 contribution to the University and
                             Indicative weekly rates: A$280 – A$356*          • rights and responsibilities when renting     its communities.
                                                                                in the Australian State of Victoria.
                              Price based on the Melbourne Burwood Campus                                                    Deakin also offers scholarships and bursaries
                             costings. Rates are cheaper at the Geelong and                                                  related to specific study areas and degrees,
                             Warrnambool locations.                           Homestay                                       and to support students from certain countries
                                                                              Deakin students have the option of staying     and backgrounds.
                             Medical accommodation
                                                                              in a host family home. This provides a         For a full list of scholarship opportunities
                             precinct                                         great opportunity for students to improve      open to international students, and
                             The Geelong residences provides 10               their English in everyday situations, and to   information on how to apply, visit
                             self-contained individual modular units/         learn more about living in Australia.
                             pods for medicine students. Each pod
                             houses three people. There are also
                             seven townhouses specifically for Doctor
                             of Medicine students, each having two
                             bedrooms with private bathrooms.

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Student services                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Study area

Student services                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Respected program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Australian employers have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              voted DeakinTALENT the most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              popular university career service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              in Australia two years in a row.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Australian Association of Graduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Employers 2017 – 2018

We want you to have a meaningful learning                            Join the club
experience. To achieve this, Deakin offers a                         Getting involved in university life is a great way to meet new
                                                                     people, take on new challenges, and look after your health and
complete range of services, from orientation                         fitness. As a Deakin student you can join more than 150 clubs and
and welcome sessions to academic                                     societies across all campuses. We have a diverse range of clubs,
                                                                     including sporting, academic, health, religious and many more.
development services and social activities.
                                                                     Health, safety and wellbeing
Get started
                                                                     Deakin offers a range of services to help students stay healthy and
We make it our priority to ensure that all new international         safe, and to promote personal wellbeing.
students – many of whom have arrived in Australia for the first
time – make a smooth transition to the University. Deakin’s
welcome program includes airport pick up, orientation,
workshops, social events, study groups and opportunities for
                                                                     Deakin Medical Centre
                                                                     Deakin Medical Centre provides professional medical and nursing
                                                                     healthcare and advice to students. Medical centres are located
you to get involved in campus life.                                  on all campuses. Campus nurse consultations are free and strictly
                                                                     confidential. Campus doctors bill directly through your Overseas
Students Helping Students                                            Student Health Cover (OSHC).
No one understands students better than students. That is            Safety
why student mentors are available to assist you with academic,
practical or social matters to help you achieve your best results.   Deakin’s campuses and communities are safe places for students.
This is a part of Deakin’s Students Helping Students service.        Even so, security officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a
Many student mentors are international students themselves so        week at all campuses to ensure the safety of students and staff.      Deakin focuses on preparing                    Deakin International Students’               FreelancingHUB
they know what it means to be new to Deakin and Australia.           Safer Community is a service available for support, advice or         you for your dream career.                     Careers (DISC) program                       The FreelancingHUB is an exciting initiative
                                                                     information if something just doesn’t feel quite right. SafeZone is                                                  DISC has been designed specifically for      designed to develop work-ready graduates
International Student Advisers (ISAs)                                a free phone app for all Deakin students and staff, that connects     Experience practical, real-                    international students and graduates.        through work experience opportunities.
                                                                     you directly to the security team.                                    world learning, and be ready                   It offers a suite of workshops to assist     The HUB positions students in not-
Friendly ISAs are located on each of Deakin’s campuses. These                                                                                                                                                                          for-profit or community organisations
                                                                                                                                                                                          international students in understanding
advisers have lived and studied in other countries and have          Supportive and inclusive environment                                  to enter the work force with                   the workplace, learn what employers are      where they develop a solution to a real-
experienced firsthand the cultural and social adjustments                                                                                                                                                                              world project. Students work in cross-
involved. ISAs provide general support to you during your studies
                                                                     Deakin promotes a diverse, inclusive and supportive environment       confidence.                                    looking for, and help them connect with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       disciplinary and cross-cultural teams,
                                                                     through a number of services and initiatives. The Disability                                                         and present confidently to employers.
and can do so in person, online or over the phone. You can book      Resource Centre (DRC) provides individual support to students         Our graduate employment division                                                            and gain key employability skills, such as
                                                                                                                                                                                          The program includes networking
a private appointment or simply drop-in to the International         with a disability or health condition so they can successfully        DeakinTALENT is dedicated to providing                                                      communication, collaboration, creativity
                                                                                                                                                                                          events to connect students with alumni
Student Support Centre on your campus.                               participate in their studies and university life. The ALLY Network    expert career guidance and development,                                                     and critical thinking. Each team is assigned
                                                                                                                                                                                          to learn about their career journeys.
                                                                     creates a more diverse and inclusive culture by promoting greater     and will help you connect with employers.      DISC also helps returning international      an experienced mentor and project
                                                                     visibility and awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual,      DeakinTALENT offers a range of programs        graduates connect with their home            manager, and regular client interaction is
                                                                     intersex, queer or questioning (LGBTIQ) students and staff.           and services to start you on the right path.   employment market.                           facilitated to ensure the project stays on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       track. Internship placements are open to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       students across all study areas, but places
                                                                                                                                           DeakinTALENT                                   Interns@Deakin                               are limited.
                                                                                                                                           DeakinTALENT helps students to explore         The Interns@Deakin program coordinates
                                                                                                                                           career opportunities, develops their           a range of internships each trimester        Internships as part of your
                                                                                                                                           marketability as a graduate, and supports      within Deakin’s faculties, divisions,
                                                                                                                                           them to apply for graduate roles. Deakin’s     research centres, the FreelancingHUB
                                                                                                                                           long-standing relationships with industry      and international offices overseas. With     Many Deakin degrees offer the
                                                                                                                                           organisations means you will learn what        employers expecting graduates to already     opportunity to complete an internship
                                                                                                                                           employers are looking for in a graduate.       have work experience, completing an          as part of the program. With the help of
Cutting-edge digital support                                                                                                               Available to all students, our popular         internship during your studies can be        your lecturer, you can find a short-term
                                                                                                                                           career planning resources aim to help you:     extremely important. The skills you learn    work opportunity in a local organisation to
Deakin Genie is an award-winning mobile                                                                                                                                                   will help build your resume, and will        gain exposure to real-life projects. Deakin
app that helps you keep on track with your                                                                                                 • identify and communicate your
                                                                                                                                             personal brand                               enable you to provide examples of how        students have worked in advertising firms,
studies. As a Deakin student, you can use                                                                                                                                                 you have already applied your studies in a   sporting organisations, local hospitals
                                                                                                                                           • create a LinkedIn profile to stand out
Genie to keep a calendar of upcoming classes                                                                                               • develop an effective cover letter            professional setting.                        and wildlife parks, just to name a few.
and assignments; set goals for the year and                                                                                                  and resume                                   Interns@Deakin is a competitive process
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The experience gained as part of
motivate yourself to achieve them; and                                                                                                     • manage interview nerves                                                                   these internships can help add to your
                                                                                                                                                                                          and you will need to meet baseline
access support services and learning tools                                                                                                 • excel at networking                                                                       portfolio of work, which you can present
                                                                                                                                                                                          resume standards to progress in the
                                                                                                                                           • succeed in the workplace.                                                                 to future employers.
from around the University. Deakin Genie                                                                                                                                                  selection process.
is so advanced that it works to predict your                                                                                               Visit to
needs and questions before you think to ask!                                                                                               learn more.

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Research                                                                                                                                            Applying for a research
                                                                                                                                                    degree at Deakin
                                                                                                                                                    You can use Deakin’s online Higher
                                                                                                                                                    Degree by Research application form to
                                                                                                                                                    apply for a research degree. You will need
                                                                                                                                                    to attach proof of citizenship, academic
                                                                                                                                                    transcripts, a research proposal, referee
With an international outlook and a                                                                                                                 reports and other certified documents.
commitment to research driven by the                                                                                                                Visit to
                                                                                                                                                    learn more.
needs of communities, Deakin is forging
research partnerships with institutions
and industry players around the world.
By working towards a higher degree by
research at Deakin, you will be making
yourself part of a community devoted to
success and mutual support.
Each of Deakin’s faculties – Faculty of Health; Faculty of    Improving health and wellbeing                 Designing smarter technologies                 Enabling a sustainable world
Science, Engineering and Built Environment; Faculty of Arts
and Education; and Faculty of Business and Law – and our      From designing health literacy tools used      Deakin is a world leader in carbon             Deakin’s ecologists and evolutionary
research institutes and strategic research centres conduct    in over 20 countries to working to develop     and short fibre, metals and steel              biologists are helping to protect Australia’s
future-focused research that aims to achieve world-class      world-first robotic ultrasound technology      research, electromaterials, corrosion,         vulnerable flora and fauna from disease,
translational research. Research at Deakin revolves around    that can diagnose a patient thousands          nanotechnology, and composite materials.       rapid development and climate change.
the following four themes:                                    of miles away, Deakin researchers are          We are home to some of the best future-        Through every project in this field,
                                                              discovering ways to overcome barriers of       focused engineering and design facilities in   our research drives outcomes that
•   Improving health and wellbeing                            geography and inequality in healthcare.        the Australian university sector, including    address global environmental and
•   Designing smarter technologies                                                                           our unique, pilot scale, carbon fibre          sustainability issues.
•   Enabling a sustainable world                              Deakin’s health research works towards
                                                                                                             research plant in Geelong: Carbon Nexus.
•   Advancing society and culture.                            understanding, developing and deploying                                                       Our marine researchers have developed
                                                              systems of care that optimise health           In the field of energy, our researchers        the purpose-built research vessel Yolla,
                                                              outcomes. We conduct world-class               are making outstanding progress in             which houses one of the most advanced
                                                              research into obesity prevention, disability   developing more efficient energy storage       sonar systems in the world. The data
                                                              and inclusion, and epidemiology, as well as    systems, as well as working on innovative      they collect plays a key role in supporting
                                                              health technology development, mental          generation technologies, new materials         fishery and conservation management of
                                                              health, child and maternal health, cancer,     and intelligent management systems.            marine environments.
                                                              cardiovascular disease and diabetes.           Deakin is researching a number of new
                                                                                                                                                            The global aquaculture industry is also
                                                                                                             battery technologies and their large-
                                                              In one ground-breaking initiative, the                                                        being supported by our nutritionists. One
                                                                                                             scale prototyping. We are also currently
                                                              Deakin-led multi-partner program                                                              team is investigating the effect of farmed
                                                                                                             installing an industrial-scale, smart
                                                              Transform-Us! is increasing children’s                                                        fish diets on human nutrition, of crucial
                                                                                                             microgrid energy system and research
                                                              activity levels and reducing sitting time in                                                  significance given the global shortage of
                                                                                                             platform, which will provide a unique
                                                              primary schools located in the Australian                                                     appropriate fish food.
                                                                                                             opportunity in Australia for developing
                                                              state of Victoria. This project is expected
                                                                                                             renewable energy solutions.                    In the agricultural sphere, teams of
                                                              to be introduced across Australia in the
                                                                                                                                                            experts are focusing on solving
                                                              next few years.                                In analytics, our novel machine learning
                                                                                                                                                            productivity problems. In consultation
                                                                                                             algorithms are helping to transform
                                                              In another project, researchers are using                                                     with farmers, Deakin scientists are
                                                                                                             several industry sectors, ranging from
                                                              machine learning and artificial intelligence                                                  developing sophisticated lab-on-a-chip
                                                                                                             healthcare (via accurate risk prediction
                                                              to spearhead precision medicine in                                                            technology to optimise livestock health.
                                                                                                             from patients’ data), to advanced
                                                              Australia. And researchers at the ARC                                                         Water management advice is also being
                                                                                                             manufacturing (via efficient optimisation
                                                              Research lab for Digital Enhanced Living                                                      provided to farmers, governments and
                                                                                                             of expensive processes).
                                                              are developing personalised technologies                                                      rural planners, both in Australia and
                                                              to support elderly people living at home or    And our Liveable + Smart Cities Research       around the world.
                                                              in residential aged care.                      Lab is focusing on real problems related
                                                                                                             to two of the biggest issues of the 21st
                                                                                                             century — rapid urbanisation and the
                                                                                                             decline of rural areas. Using advanced
                                                                                                             technology that includes dynamic 2D/3D
                                                                                                             modelling and AR/VR simulations, the
                                                                                                             Lab helps policy-makers reach informed
                                                                                                             decisions in advance through dynamic
                                                                                                             scenario planning backed by robust data

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Research                                                                                                                                                                                      Online learning opportunities

                                                                                       New learning options online

                                                                                       Deakin has provided quality off-campus                                Professional Practice degrees
                                                                                       learning for more than 40 years. Adding                               If you are a professional with extensive experience in your field,
                                                                                                                                                             a Deakin Professional Practice degree could allow you to gain a
                                                                                       to our innovative Cloud Campus, Deakin                                professionally-recognised qualification using the knowledge and
                                                                                       has developed new online degrees and                                  skills you have already gained in the workplace. This, in turn, can
                                                                                                                                                             help further your career.
                                                                                       short courses for both curious learners and
                                                                                                                                                             How do these degrees work?
                                                                                       experienced professionals.
                                                                                                                                                             Delivered online, Professional Practice degrees ideally suit busy
                                                                                                                                                             professionals. Students undertaking these programs gain their
                                                                                       Deakin and FutureLearn                                                degree through a combination of credentialing and coursework
                                                                                       Deakin has partnered with FutureLearn – a world-renowned              units. These include:
                                                                                       online learning platform – to deliver full postgraduate               • introductory units that provide the insight, knowledge and
                                                                                       qualifications.                                                         tools needed to complete the qualification
                                                                                       Since 2012, FutureLearn has offered free, online short courses        • Professional Practice credentials earned by providing evidence
                                                                                       hosted by many universities around the world. Deakin was the            from your professional life that demonstrate mastery of a
Contact us                                                                             first university in the world to offer full degrees on FutureLearn,     particular skill
                                                                                       including masters programs.                                           • a capstone unit where you complete a professional project that
Higher Degrees by Research                                                                                                                                     demonstrates your expertise.
Candidature Office                                                                     FutureLearn gives you the opportunity to complete a free two-
                                                                                       week course to gain a sense of whether you are interested in the      What are Professional Practice credentials?
P: +61 3 924 45613                                                                     degree. Once you have completed this, you can then choose to          Deakin’s Professional Practice credentials offer a new way
E:            Advancing society and culture                 enrol in the full program. The degrees are delivered by the same      to recognise the skills and knowledge that you have already
                                                                                       experienced lecturers as Deakin’s on-campus programs, and you         developed through learning, work and experience. Credentialing
Higher Degrees by Research               Deakin’s research in the humanities           will have access to extensive resources and support.                  isn’t about attending lectures, tutorials or taking in new
Scholarships Office                      and social sciences covers topics such
                                                                                       Deakin is now offering a variety of postgraduate degrees              information. Instead, it is all about showcasing the skills and
P: +61 3 5227 2146                       as: identifying ways to improve social
                                                                                       through FutureLearn, including Diabetes Education, Information        knowledge you already have through a portfolio of evidence.
                                         cohesion in diverse societies; devising
E:                                                 Technology, Cyber Security, Humanitarian Action, and Property         Credentials showcase to employers that you have recognised
                                         strategies for managing humanitarian
                                                                                       and Real Estate.                                                      mastery of important professional skills.
                                         disasters; writing novel 20th century
                                         histories; and investigating ethical                                                                                Deakin Professional Practice degrees
                                         dilemmas posed by new technologies,
                                         all using cutting-edge social research                                                                              •   Master of Information Technology Leadership
                                         methods.                                                                                                            •   Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Leadership
                                                                                                                                                             •   Master of Leadership
                                         In the technical domain, we are exploring                                                                           •   Graduate Certificate of Leadership
                                         the risk, governance and legal issues of                                                                            •   Master of Professional Practice (Engineering)
                                         cyber security. Deakin researchers are also                                                                         •   Master of Professional Practice (Digital Learning)
                                         developing creative solutions in the field                                                                          •   Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning)
                                         of movement-based art and technology.
                                         Deakin is a leader in providing higher
                                         education opportunities to indigenous
                                         students and supporting research on
                                         indigenous culture. Deakin’s Institute
                                         of Koorie Education offers subjects
                                         on Aboriginal studies to all students,
                                         providing an introduction to Aboriginal
                                         Studies and insights into Aboriginal
                                         knowledge and experiences.
                                         In education, our researchers are helping
                                         to lead a major national program that
                                         aims to increase the study of science
                                         and technology in Australian secondary
                                         education. This project is one of a host
                                         of research activities making Deakin an
                                         international leader in education research.

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How to apply                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Academic admission requirements

How to apply

               Find your course                                                          Applying to Deakin
     1         Browse the many exciting undergraduate courses we have
               on offer throughout this Guide, and choose the degree you
                                                                                         You can apply to Deakin at any
                                                                                         time throughout the year, and
               wish to study.
                                                                                         Deakin’s international admissions
                                                                                         team is always ready to quickly

               Understand the entry requirements
                                                                                         process applications and assist
                                                                                         with any questions you may
                                                                                         have. Application processes and
                                                                                                                               Academic admission requirements
                                                                                         requirements may differ slightly
               It is important that you understand the entry requirements
                                                                                         depending on your chosen
               for your degree before you submit your application to
                                                                                         degree, as well as your country
     2         Deakin. Entry requirements for each Deakin degree
               differ, and also depend on your country of residence.                     of residence and entry pathway.
               The minimum academic entry requirements for our
               postgraduate degrees can be found by visiting the course
               page within this guide.
                                                                                                                               Deakin degrees have eligibility                                      Masters by research
                                                                                                                               requirements that you need to meet to gain                           A masters by research takes two years full time to complete,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    and can serve as a prerequisite to applying for PhD studies. For
                                                                                                                               entry. Each degree has its own academic                              a masters by research degree, you will be allocated a dedicated
               Understand the English language                                                                                 entry requirements that applicants are                               research supervisor.

               requirements                                                                                                    expected to meet.                                                    Admission requirements
               All applicants need to meet Deakin’s English language                                                                                                                                Applicants must hold a bachelor degree with honours (lower
     3         requirements to the level necessary for their course.                                                           Masters by coursework                                                second class and above), or equivalent, from a recognised
               Minimum International English Language Testing System                                                                                                                                tertiary institution in an appropriate discipline. You must also
                                                                                                                               Deakin masters by coursework programs are typically 18 months
               (IELTS) scores are included in the course information of this                                                                                                                        have demonstrated capacity to undertake significant research
                                                                                                                               to two years full time, or up to four years part time. Many
               guide. For more information see page 15.                                                                                                                                             in the proposed field for which Deakin can provide the required
                                                                                                                               degrees allow you to choose a ‘specialisation’ – the area of study
                                                                                                                                                                                                    supervisory expertise.
                                                                                                                               from which you choose the majority of your units. Studies are
                                                                                                                               completed mainly through coursework, with a thesis or major
                                                                                                                               project completed in the last part of the degree.                    Doctoral programs (PhD)
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Doctoral programs are between two and four years full time
               Gather supporting documents                                                                                     Admission requirements
                                                                               How to certify your documents                                                                                        and are the highest degree available in academia. PhD students
               When you apply to study at Deakin, it is important to                                                           Students applying for entry into a masters by coursework             conduct original research in order to progress their chosen field.
               attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise        Certified copies of documents are photocopies   degree are required to have completed at least a bachelor degree,    People choose to do PhDs if they want a career in academia or if
               your application could be delayed or rejected. Most             that have been viewed along with the original   or comparable, of an acceptable standard from an approved            they want to reach higher levels in their non-academic jobs.
     4         documents need to be certified before they are submitted        document by an authorised person, who will
                                                                               stamp them as being authentic copies. Visit
                                                                                                                               university or other educational institution. Some degrees may
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Admission requirements
               to Deakin; so give yourself plenty of time to get organised.                                                    have additional entry requirements, which you can find on the
               Certified copies must include: award certificates, academic to see how you can      course pages in this guide. Masters degrees by coursework that       Applicants must hold a bachelor degree with honours (upper
               transcripts and formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).    certify your documents and who they can be      include a research stream may provide a possible pathway to PhD      second class and above) or a masters degree by research from
               Documents must be translated into English.                      certified by.                                   candidature.                                                         a recognised tertiary institution in an appropriate discipline, as
                                                                                                                                                                                                    well as demonstrated capacity to undertake significant research
                                                                                                                                                                                                    in a field for which Deakin can provide the required supervisory
                                                                                                                               Graduate certificates and graduate diplomas
                                                                                                                               Graduate certificates are usually six months in duration, and
                                                                                                                               are designed to add practical and vocational skills to your
               Submit your application                                                                                         undergraduate degree, diploma or previous work experience.
               You can submit your application to study at Deakin using                                                        Graduate diplomas are one year in duration. They are designed to
               a variety of methods:                                                                                           build on the understanding and skills developed during a graduate
               • Email: Download a pdf application form from the Deakin                                                        certificate, or from work experience.
                 website. Complete this form on your computer or smart
                                                                                                                               Admission requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Your pathway to business
                 phone and email it to Deakin.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   studies at Deakin
     5         • Through a representative: Submit your application
                 through one of Deakin’s friendly agents. Visit
                                                                                                                               Applicants applying for entry into a graduate certificate or
                                                                                                                               graduate diploma program must have:                                                 Some international undergraduate programs
        to search for a Deakin                                                                 • an approved undergraduate degree, or comparable, from an                          do not meet Deakin’s academic standards for
                 agent located near you.                                                                                         approved university or other educational institution; or                          postgraduate study. This is why Deakin College
               • Apply online: Using Deakin’s online application                                                               • comparable qualifications gained by examination or relevant                       – Deakin University’s pathway provider partner –
                 process is quick and easy. After submitting your                                                                professional or industry experience.                                              offers the Masters Qualifying Program (MQP). The
                 application online, you will be asked to provide certified
                 documentation.                                                                                                Additional requirements may exist for certain degrees.                              MQP is an alternative pathway into postgraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   business degrees at Deakin University. To learn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   more visit
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English language requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Deakin English

                                                                                                                                          Deakin English

                                                                                                                                          Do you need help meeting                      What can you study?                         IELTS Preparation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    This is a special five-week IELTS
                                                                                                                                          Deakin’s English language                     English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    preparation program at Deakin’s official
                                                                                                                                          requirements? Or do you                       EAP programs prepare students for           IELTS Test Centre. The program has been
                                                                                                                                                                                        university studies in Australia. You        designed to equip students with the
                                                                                                                                          want to improve your English                  can meet Deakin’s English language          knowledge and skills to succeed in an
                                                                                                                                          and study skills before                       requirements for most postgraduate          IELTS exam.

English language requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                        courses by successfully completing the
                                                                                                                                          starting your degree? The                     EAP 4 program.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Entry requirements: Minimum IELTS score
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of 5.5 or equivalent.
                                                                                                                                          Deakin University English                     General English (GE)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Intensive Academic Preparation (IAP)
                                                                                                                                          Language Institute (DUELI)                    GE programs offer students at all levels
                                                                                                                                                                                        the chance to use English confidently       The IAP program is a five-week
                                                                                                                                          can help you improve your                     and correctly. GE programs can prepare      program for high-level students with IELTS
                                                                                                                                          English and prepare you for                   beginner English speakers for the EAP       scores of 6.5 or above. The IAP program
                                                                                                                                                                                        program.                                    is designed develop the writing, reading,
                                                                                                                                          study at Deakin.                                                                          listening and speaking skills needed to
                                                                                                                                                                                        English for Teaching                        achieve success at university. This is a
To enrol in a Deakin degree, you will need                          How to meet English language requirements                             Meet Deakin’s English                         English requirements are generally higher   high-level course for students who wish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to excel in their degree and for Australia
to be able to read, speak, write and listen in                      All students must be able to prove that they can meet Deakin’s        language requirements                         for teaching programs at Deakin. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Award scholarship students.
                                                                    English language requirements. You will be able to provide                                                          five-week English for Teaching program is
English at a certain level. Different Deakin                        evidence of your English language skills if you have:                 DUELI can help you meet the English           an intensive English program for advanced
                                                                                                                                          language requirements for your Deakin         students. You can meet the English
programs have different English language                            • met the required scores in a recognised English language test,      University degree. Successful completion      language requirements for education
                                                                      such as IELTS or TOEFL
requirements.                                                       • completed university (tertiary) or high school (secondary)
                                                                                                                                          of DUELI’s English for Academic Purposes      courses by successfully completing the
                                                                                                                                          (EAP) pathway programs can provide you        English for Teaching program.
There are many ways to meet Deakin’s English language                 studies taught in English                                           with entry into most degrees at Deakin
requirements. If your current English level is not high enough to   • lived and worked in an English-speaking country for at least        University. DUELI also has specialised        Entry requirements: IELTS score of 7
meet our requirements, you may still be able to gain entry into       five years.                                                         English programs for Teaching.                (no band lower than 7).
your degree after improving your English at the Deakin University
English Language Institute (DUELI).                                 English language tests accepted by Deakin                             The DUELI advantage
                                                                    IELTS                                                                 DUELI is recognised as one of the best
                                                                    IELTS is the most popular English language test in the world. IELTS   English language centres in Australia.
                                                                    tests are taken in nearly every country, and Deakin has IELTS         DUELI will do more than improve your
                                                                    testing and study centres on some of our campuses. IELTS tests        English: it will give you the chance to
                                                                    assess listening, reading, writing and speaking skills.               improve your study skills and become
                                                                                                                                          familiar with studying at an Australian
                                                                    TOEFL                                                                 university. Courses start every five weeks.
                                                                    The TOEFL test is available in two formats — One is delivered
                                                                    via the internet, and the other is a paper test. The majority of
                                                                    TOEFL test takers worldwide take the TOEFL iBT test, delivered
English requirements                                                via the internet. The TOEFL Paper-delivered Test is offered only in
                                                                    locations where testing via the internet is not available.
in this guide
                                                                    Other accepted English language tests
This guide uses IELTS exam
scores as the standard for English                                  •   C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge English Advanced CAE)
requirements, but Deakin does                                       •   C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge English: Proficiency CPE)
                                                                    •   English language test for healthcare professionals (OET)
accept other English tests. If you have
                                                                    •   Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)
taken a test other than IELTS, visit                                                                                                                                                                                                     DUELI is a part of Deakin to learn
                                                                    Learning English at Deakin                                                                                                                                           DUELI is more than an English
the scores needed for your degree.
                                                                    If you do not meet Deakin’s English language requirements                                                                                                            language centre; it is part of
                                                                    you can improve your English at the Deakin University English                                                                                                        Deakin University. As a DUELI
                                                                    Language Institute (DUELI). Successful completion of a DUELI                                                                                                         student you will have access to all
                                                                    English pathway program will allow you to meet the English                                                                                                           of Deakin’s facilities and services,
                                                                    requirements for your degree.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         including libraries, health services,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and sport facilities.

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Deakin degrees                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Deakin degrees


Choose your degree                                                                                                                Deakin degrees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Course code     S700          Cloud Campus (online)   C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Course duration in years    3      Melbourne Burwood Campus      B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Trimester     T       Geelong Waterfront Campus    WF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus     WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Warrnambool Campus      WB

The rest of this guide              Campuses                                      Course fees
                                                                                                                                                                                        Course           Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Trimester         2020 annual         IELTS score         Page
                                                                                                                                                                                         code          full-time                            intake         course fee (AU)        required         number
will explore Deakin’s               B       Melbourne Burwood Campus              Example: A$30 800

postgraduate degrees.               WP      Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus            The annual course fee indicates the tuition         Architecture and construction management
                                                                                  fee for two trimesters of full-time study, or
                                            Geelong Waterfront Campus
Identify the entry                  WF
                                                                                  8 credit points, unless otherwise indicated.        Master of Architecture                              S700                 2               WF           T1, T2             $35 000              6.5/6             22
                                    WB      Warrnambool Campus                    Additional fees may apply and course fees
requirements and learn                                                            may be subject to change. All fees are in           Master of Architecture
                                    C       Cloud Campus (online)                                                                                                                                                                           T1, T2             $35 000              6.5/6             23
about our state-of-the-art
                                                                                                                                                                                           S711                1.5             WF
                                                                                  Australian dollars.                                 (Design Management)
facilities, work experience         Trimester intakes                             For more information about fees visit               Master of Construction Management                   S791                 1.5           WF       C   T1, T2, T3           $37 400              6.5/6             26
opportunities, accreditation        T1 Trimester 1 (March)                                                                            Master of Construction Management                   S792                 2             WF       C   T1, T2, T3           $37 400              6.5/6             26
and more.                           T2 Trimester 2 (July)                         English requirements                                (Professional)
                                    T3 Trimester 3 (November)                     Example: IELTS score 6.5/6                          Master of Landscape Architecture                    S703                 2               WF           T1, T2             $35 000              6.5/6             24
                                                                                  IELTS is the International English Language
                                    Course duration                               Testing System. The numbers reflect the             Business
                                    3       Course duration in years              minimum overall score required as well
                                                                                                                                      Master of Business
                                                                                  as the lowest score allowed for any band                                                                M785            1    -     2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         *        C         T1, T2             $38 400              6.5/6             31
                                                                                                                                      (Arts and Cultural Management)
                                    Course code                                   (overall score/lowest band score). Deakin
                                                                                  also accepts the results of other English           Master of Business Administration                   M701                 1.5            B       C   T1, T2, T3           $42 200              6.5/6             30
                                     S342    Every Deakin degree has a            language tests. For more about English
                                             corresponding course code for easy   language requirements see page 15.                  Master of Business Administration
                                             reference and identification.                                                                                                                M703                 2              B       C   T1, T2^, T3^         $42 200              6.5/6             30
                                                                                                                                      (Healthcare Management)
                                                                                  Course structure                                    Master of Business Administration
Visit our website                                                                                                                     (International)
                                                                                                                                                                                          M751                 2              B       C   T1, T2, T3           $39 800              6.5/6             30
The course information                                                                                                                Master of Business Analytics                        M761           1.5    -    2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         *    B       C   T1, T2, T3           $35 000              6.5/6             32
throughout this guide is designed                                                 A unit is normally one trimester long and
to be used as a companion to the                                                  most have a value of 1 or 2 credit points.
                                                                                                                                      Master of Commerce                                  M755           1.5    -    2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         *    B       C   T1, T2, T3           $38 400              6.5/6             33
Deakin website, which contains                                                    Credit point
more detailed information.                                                                                                            Master of Financial Planning                        M770           1.5    -    2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         *    B       C     T1, T2             $38 400              6.5/6             34
                                                                                  For each unit you successfully complete,
We encourage you to visit                                                         you will receive the credit point value             Master of Human Resource,                                                      of that unit towards your studies. You              Management
                                                                                                                                                                                          M782                 1.5                C       T1, T2, T3#          $38 400              6.5/6             35
or email us with any questions                                                    must complete a specified number of
you might have at                                                                 credit points to obtain your degree. Most           Master of International Accounting                  M780           1.5    -    2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         *        B         T1, T3~            $38 400              6.5/6             28                                                              masters degrees require 12 or 16 credit
                                                                                  points.                                             Master of International Finance                     M750           1.5    -    2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         *    B       C   T1, T2**, T3         $38 400              6.5/6             36

                                                                                  Specialisation                                      Master of Marketing                                 M788            1    -     2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         *    B       C   T1, T2, T3           $39 000              6.5/6             37
                                                                                  A specialisation is a group of related
                                                                                  units on particular area or field of study          Master of Professional Accounting                   M720                 1.5            B       C   T1, T2, T3           $38 400              6.5/6             27
                                                                                  within a degree. A successfully completed
                                                                                                                                      Master of Professional Accounting
                                                                                  specialisation may be listed on your                                                                    M794           1.5    -    2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         *    B       C   T1, T2, T3           $38 400              6.5/6             28
                                                                                                                                      and Finance
                                                                                  academic transcript.
                                                                                                                                      Master of Professional Accounting                   M749           1.5    -    2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         *    B       C   T1, T2, T3           $38 400              6.5/6             28
                                                                                                                                      and Law

                                                                                                                                      Graduate Diploma of Property                        M633                 1                  C         T1, T2             $38 400              6.5/6             38

                                                                                                                                    A shorter course duration may be available to those who have completed previous studies in a similar discipline and have relevant work experience. Visit the course
                                                                                                                                  page on the Deakin website for more details.
                                                                                                                                    This intake only available at the Melbourne Burwood Campus.
                                                                                                                                    Students commencing this course in Trimester 3 can only undertake elective units.
                                                                                                                                    To enable students to complete units in the required sequence, Trimester 3 is a compulsory study period for this course.
                                                                                                                                     All specialisations may not be available for this intake. Check with the Faculty of Business and Law for availability.

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Deakin degrees                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Deakin degrees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Course code     S700          Cloud Campus (online)   C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Course duration in years    3      Melbourne Burwood Campus      B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Trimester     T       Geelong Waterfront Campus    WF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Medicine semester       M     Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus     WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Warrnambool Campus      WB

                                                       Course          Years                              Trimester     2020 annual      IELTS score        Page                                                                Course          Years                              Trimester        2020 annual          IELTS score         Page
                     Course                                                                  Campus                                                                                           Course                                                                  Campus
                                                        code         full-time                              intake     course fee (AU)     required        number                                                                code         full-time                              intake        course fee (AU)         required         number

    Communication                                                                                                                                                            Humanities and social sciences
    Master of Communication                              A743          1.5      -   2
                                                                                        *     B       C   T1, T2, T3      $31 400           6.5/6             39             Master of Arts (International Relations)             A723           1    -   2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              *        B       C   T1, T2, T3^          $32 000             6.5/6              54

    Creative arts and writing                                                                                                                                                Master of Cultural Heritage                         A787            1    -   2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              *        B       C     T1, T2             $30 400             6.5/6              55

                                                                                                                                                                             Master of Development and
    Master of Arts (Writing and Literature)             A764           1.5      -   2
                                                                                        *     B       C   T1, T2, T3      $31 400           6.5/6             40                                                                 A705                2PT                   C       T1, T2, T3           $12 600             6.5/6              56
                                                                                                                                                                             Humanitarian Action
    Master of Creative Arts                             A759                 2               B    WF       T1, T2^        $31 400           6.5/6             41             Master of Humanitarian Assistance#                  A767                 1                B       C   T1, T2, T3           $27 000             6.5/6              57

    Education and teaching                                                                                                                                                   Master of International and                         A765                 1                    C       T1, T2, T3           $30 000             6.5/6              58
                                                                                                                                                                             Community Development
    Education – Deakin education degrees are for those already in the profession who are looking to progress their skills and career
                                                                                                                                                                             Master of Politics and Policy                       A729            1    -   2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              *            C       T1, T2, T3           $30 000             6.5/6              59
    Master of Education                                  E771                1.5              B       C   T1, T2, T3      $29 400           6.5/6             42             Graduate Certificate of                             A590                0.5                   C       T1, T2, T3           $11 600             6.5/6              60
                                                                                                                                                                             Humanitarian Health
    Master of Education                                  E732                1.5                  C        T1, T2         $29 400           6.5/6             43
    (Leadership and Management)                                                                                                                                              Information technology
    Master of Teaching English to                        E757          1    -    1.5
                                                                                         *        B       T1, T2, T3      $31 000           6.5/6             47             Master of Cyber Security                                                 -       ~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     T1, T2             $35 000             6.5/6              62
    Speakers of Other Languages                                                                                                                                                                                                   S734           1        2             WP

    Graduate Certificate of Education                   E590                 0.5                  C       T1, T2, T3      $14 700           6.5/6             44             Master of Cyber Security (Professional)              S735                2                 WP           T1, T2             $35 000             6.5/6              62

    Teaching – Deakin teaching degrees are for those looking to enter the profession for the first time                                                                      Master of Data Science                               S777           1    -   2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ~        B       C   T1, T2, T3           $35 000             6.5/6              63

    Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)                 E761                2                    B          T1           $29 400            7/7~             45             Master of Information Systems                       M722           1.5       -   2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  *    B       C   T1, T2, T3           $35 000             6.5/6              64

    Master of Teaching                                                                                                                                                       Master of Information Technology                     S778               1.5               B       C   T1, T2, T3           $35 000             6.5/6              65
                                                        E764                 2                    B          T1           $29 400            7/7~             45
    (Primary and Early Childhood)
                                                                                                                                                                             Master of Information Technology                     S779                2                B       C   T1, T3, T3           $35 000             6.5/6              65
    Master of Teaching (Primary)                         E762                2                    B          T1           $29 400            7/7~             46             (Professional)

    Master of Teaching                                                                                                                                                       Law
                                                        E765                 2                    B          T1           $29 400            7/7~             46
    (Primary and Secondary)
                                                                                                                                                                             Master of Laws (LLM)                                M726                 1                B       C     T1, T2             $39 800             6.5/6              66
    Master of Teaching (Secondary)                       E763                2                    B          T1           $29 400            7/7~             46
                                                                                                                                                                             Doctor of Medicine (MD)                              H911                4                 WP           M1**               $70 800               7/7              67
    Master of Engineering                                S752                2                   WP       T1, T2, T3      $37 400           6.5/6             48
                                                                                                                                                                             Graduate Certificate of                             H522                1PT                   C ^^      T1, T2             $15 300             6.5/6              68
    Master of Engineering (Professional)                 S751                2                   WP       T1, T2, T3      $37 400           6.5/6             48             Agricultural Health and Medicine

    Master of Philosophy (Electromaterials)              F801                2               B    WP      T1, T2, T3      $36 200           6.5/6             49             Nursing
    Health                                                                                                                                                                   Master of Nursing Practice                           H771               1.5                   C         T1, T2             $33 800             6.5/6              69

    Master of Health Economics                                               -          **
                                                                                                           T1, T2         $32 400           6.5/6             50             Graduate Certificate of
                                                        H704            1           2         B       C                                                                                                                          H520                 1                    C           T1               $23 600             6.5/6              70
                                                                                                                                                                             Diabetes Education
    Master of Health and Human Services                 H756            1    -      2
                                                                                        **    B       C   T1, T2, T3      $37 400           6.5/6             51
    Management                                                                                                                                                           Footnotes
                                                                                                                                                                           Students entering the degree with a related academic or professional background may be eligible for credit transfer and recognition for up to four of the foundation
    Master of Health Promotion                          H759            1    -      2
                                                                                        **    B       C    T1, T2         $37 400           6.5/6             52         units, reducing the full-time duration.
                                                                                                                                                                           Intake available at the Cloud Campus only.
    Master of Public Health                             H757            1    -      2
                                                                                        **    B       C    T1, T2         $37 400           6.5/6             53
                                                                                                                                                                           International students studying in Australia may package this course with the Graduate Diploma of Humanitarian Assistance for a total duration of 2 years.
                                                                                                                                                                           Students entering the degree with a relevant academic qualification or relevant professional experience may be eligible to reduce the full-time duration from 2 years
                                                                                                                                                                         to 1 year.
Footnotes                                                                                                                                                                **
                                                                                                                                                                            Unlike most Deakin courses, this degree operates on a Medicine Semester system.
  Students entering the degree with a related academic or professional background may be eligible for credit transfer and recognition for up to four of the foundation   ^^
                                                                                                                                                                            Due to Australian Government regulations, student visas to enter Australia cannot be issued to students who enrol in Deakin’s Cloud Campus. To participate in
units, reducing the full-time duration.                                                                                                                                  the mandatory campus-based scheduled sessions, it is suggested that you apply for a tourist visa to enter Australia. Please be advised that Deakin University cannot
  This intake only available at the Melbourne Burwood Campus.                                                                                                            guarantee that you will be granted a tourist visa by the Australian Government.
  The 2020 annual course fee for this degree is based on the typical course load for two trimesters of part-time study.
  IELTS band score of 7 (with no band less than 7) and speaking and listening of 7.5.
   Degree duration depends on recognition for prior learning.

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Deakin degrees                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Architecture and construction management

                                                                                                                                                                                  Master of Architecture
                                                                                                                       Course code     S700          Cloud Campus (online)   C
                                                                                                            Course duration in years    3      Melbourne Burwood Campus      B
                                                                                                                          Trimester     T       Geelong Waterfront Campus    WF
                                                                                                                          Semester      S     Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus     WP
                                                                                                                                                     Warrnambool Campus      WB

                                                       Course           Years                            Trimester        2020 annual         IELTS score         Page
                     Course                                                                 Campus
                                                        code          full-time                            intake        course fee (AU)        required         number

    Master of Dietetics                                  H718                1.5                 B          S1*               $43 000              7/7               71           Course information                        Course overview                               Professional recognition
                                                                                                                                                                                  Course code: S700                         Explore the design of physical                Deakin’s postgraduate architecture
    Master of Human Nutrition                            H714                1.5                 C       T1, T2, T3           $36 200             6.5/6              72           Years (full time): 2                      environments – from residential to            programs are accredited by leading
                                                                                                                                                                                  Campus: WF                                commercial to industrial. Deakin’s Master     industry bodies. These include, within
    Master of Nutrition and                                                                                                                                                       Intake: T1 (March), T2 (July)             of Architecture will develop your skills      Australia, the Australian Institute of
                                                         H748                2                   B          T1                $36 400             6.5/6              73
    Population Health                                                                                                                                                             2020 annual fee: A$35 000                 and knowledge in architectural design         Architects (AIA), Architects Accreditation
                                                                                                                                                                                  IELTS score: 6.5/6                        research, urban ecologies and contexts,       Council of Australia (AACA) and the
    Psychology                                                                                                                                                                                                              project evaluation, and performance-          Architects Registration Board of Victoria
                                                                                                                                                                                  Structure                                 measured sustainable design. All of these     (ARBV). This course has also been
    Master of Psychology (Clinical)                      H750                2              B    WF         T1                $35 200              7/7               75                                                     skills are expected in modern professional    validated and recognised by the Board
                                                                                                                                                                                  16 credit points, including:              practice. You will also undertake advanced    of Architects Malaysia (Lembaga Arkitek
    Master of Psychology (Organisational)                H752                2                   B          T1                $35 200              7/7               76                                                     studies in cultural, technological, design,   Malaysia).
                                                                                                                                                                                  • 9 core units
                                                                                                                                                                                    (totalling 12 credit points)            environmental and theoretical knowledge.
    Graduate Diploma of Psychology                      H650                 1              B    WF         T1                $33 200             6.5/6              74                                                     Plus, you will study the ethical and
                                                                                                                                                                                  • 4 elective units
    Graduate Diploma of                                                                                                                                                           • 2 zero-credit-point compulsory          evaluative frameworks that underpin the
                                                        H603                 1
                                                                                   #             B       T1, T2, T3           $41 500~            6.5/6              74             units.                                  architecture field.
    Psychological Science^
    Science and environment                                                                                                                                                       Minimum entry requirements                World-class facilities
                                                                                                                                                                                  Bachelor degree in architecture           Deakin’s School of Architecture and Built
    Master of Biotechnology and                          S772                2                  WP        T1, T2              $36 400             6.5/6              77           (accredited) with a weighted average      Environment has an open and engaging
                                                                                                                                                                                  mark (WAM) (or equivalent average         environment that strengthens the school
    Master of Sustainability                             S721                2                   B        T1, T2              $36 200             6.5/6              78           grade indicator) of 60. Applicants not    community and enhances our students’
                                                                                                                                                                                  having obtained a WAM of 60 may           learning experience. Facilities include a
    Sport                                                                                                                                                                         submit a portfolio of their relevant      well‑equipped workshop with 3D printers,
                                                                                                                                                                                  work for consideration by the School of   CNC routers and 2D laser cutters; and
    Master of Business                                                                                                                                                            Architecture and Built Environment.       an extensive design studio accessible 24
                                                        M748           1.5    -    2
                                                                                       **    B       C    T1, T2              $39 000             6.5/6              79
    (Sport Management)                                                                                                                                                                                                      hours, seven days a week.
    Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology               H743                1.5                 B          T1                $36 200             6.5/6              80

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Highly ranked
  Unlike most Deakin courses, this degree operates on a Semester system.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Deakin’s architecture programs
  This course will only be offered to international students subject to Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accreditation assessment in 2019.                                                                                                                       are ranked in the Top 1% of
  This degree is a one-year accelerated full-time program delivered over three consecutive trimesters. This means you will study three trimesters in the one year.
  The 2020 course fee is for 10 credit points over three trimesters of full-time study in a single calendar year.                                                                                                                                                                  all universities worldwide,
   A shorter course duration may be available to those who have completed previous studies in a similar discipline and with relevant work experience. Please visit the                                                                                                             according to QS World University
course page on the Deakin website for more details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Rankings by Subject 2019. This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   means you can be confident that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   your Deakin degree will be well
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   respected by employers.

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Architecture and construction management                                                                                                                                                                                 Architecture and construction management

Master of Architecture
(Design Management)
Course information                        Course overview                               Career opportunities
Course code:   S711                       The Master of Architecture (Design            Graduates from the architecture
Years (full time): 1.5                    Management) is designed for students          course may be sought after by private
Campus: WF                                who have completed a combined                 architectural practice firms, government
Intake: T1 (March), T2 (July)             degree in architecture and construction       organisations and private companies in
2020 annual fee: A$35 000                 management. Your masters studies will         property development, building, and
IELTS score: 6.5/6                        build upon your established background        design. Graduates will be required to
                                          in architecture and built environment         complete an additional two years of work
Structure                                 studies, and you will develop your skills     experience under the supervision of a
                                          and knowledge in architectural design         registered architect in order to present
12 credit points, including:              research, urban ecologies and other           for registration with the Architects
• 7 core units (including two core        aspects expected in modern architectural      Registration Board of Victoria and the
  units of 2 credit points each)          professional practice.                        Australian Institute of Architects.
• 3 course elective units
• 2 zero-credit-point compulsory          Professional recognition

                                                                                                                                   Master of
                                          This course is on the Architects
                                          Accreditation Council of Australia
Minimum entry requirements                (AACA) list of accredited architecture

                                                                                                                                   Landscape Architecture
Bachelor degree in architecture           qualifications recognised by the Australian
(accredited) and construction             Institute of Architects and the Architects
management, with a WAM (or                Registration Board of Victoria (ARBV).
equivalent average grade indicator) of
60. Applicants not having obtained a
WAM of 60 may submit a portfolio of
their relevant work for consideration
by the School of Architecture and Built                                                                                            Course overview                                Professional recognition                        Course information
                                                                                                                                   Build upon your knowledge of                   The Master of Landscape Architecture            Course code: S703
                                                                                                                                   maintaining the quality, sustainability and    is professionally accredited by the             Years (full time): 2
                                                                                                                                   development of cities, towns and regional      Australian Institute of Landscape               Campus: WF
                                                                                                                                   landscapes. Deakin’s Master of Landscape       Architects (AILA). It has been designed in      Intake: T1 (March), T2 (July)
                                                                                                                                   Architecture addresses the creation of         direct consultation with AILA, potential        2020 annual fee: A$35 000
                                                                                                                                   quality places in response to current          employers, industry, government and             IELTS score: 6.5/6
                                                                                                                                   and future environmental and lifestyle         professional representatives. It is co-
                                                                                                                                   challenges. The program focuses on             taught by many of these representatives,        Structure
                                                                                                                                   ecology, spirit of place, people, Indigenous   to ensure it provides graduates with the
                                                                                                                                   thought and urban design to inform and         knowledge, skills and competencies              16 credit points, including:
                                                                                                                                   craft places of renewal, stimulation,          sought by employers.                            • 11 core units
                                                                                                                                   healing and respect. A career in landscape                                                       (totalling 13 credit points)
                                                                                                                                   architecture could propel you into the                                                         • 3 course elective units
                                                                                                                                   world of project management, urban                                                             • 2 zero-credit-point compulsory
                                                                                                                                   design and change management planning.                                                           units.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Minimum entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bachelor degree in a related discipline
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  with a weighted average mark (WAM)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of 60 (or equivalent), or a portfolio of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  relevant work.

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