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Science 2019 Undergraduate - Cloud Campus Melbourne Geelong Warrnambool
2019 Undergraduate

Science
Cloud Campus         Melbourne   Geelong   Warrnambool

Biological science
Biomedical science
Forensic science
Science
Zoology and animal science
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Science
                                                                                                   at Deakin
Science plays a key role in finding solutions
to world issues. This can range from the
impact of climate change and reducing
our carbon footprint to stem cell research
and forensic criminology/science. Find out                                                         Graduate with everything you need for a                                       Tailor your own scientific journey
where a career in science could lead you.                                                          successful career                                                             How you study science at Deakin depends on your interests and
                                                                                                   Deakin provides you with a broad range of experience and                      career aspirations. You can study a general science degree, with many
                                                                                                   understanding, including specialist knowledge, practical experience,          interesting and diverse study areas, allowing you to design a program for
                                                                                                   the ability to think critically, solve problems and to learn independently,   the direction you want to take. Alternatively, you can choose a specialist
                                                                                                   while also being an effective team member. This broad skill set, together     science degree – in biological, biomedical, forensic or zoology and
                                                                                                   with access to the latest scientific research, gives Deakin students the      animal science.
                                                                                                   skills that employers want in their new recruits.                             You can also choose to combine science studies with arts, commerce,
                                                                                                                                                                                 criminology, law and teaching, expanding your career options
                                                                                                                                                                                 even further.

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Get work ready – we are
                                                                                                                                                                                                           the #1 university for skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                           development
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ranked the #1 university in Victoria for skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                           development*, Deakin’s course curriculum
                                                                                                                                                                                                           integrates real‑world expertise with practical
                                                                                                                                                                                                           skills to give our students a competitive edge.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           * 2016 Student Experience Survey

1      Science at Deakin
4      Disciplines
8      Courses
12     Combined courses
14     Applying to Deakin
17     Contact us

Published by Deakin University in February 2018. While the information published in this guide
was accurate at the time of publication, Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or
delete details of course offerings and other information published here. For the most up-to-date
course information, please view our website at deakin.edu.au.
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Science
at Deakin
Science pathway                                                               Experiential learning means you
A science degree is an excellent pathway degree, providing a stepping         graduate job ready
stone to postgraduate studies in teaching, nutrition or medicine, as well     All Deakin science courses have a focus on practical experience
as a strong pathway to further research, with Deakin boasting a robust        and offer hands-on learning from year one. Professional practice
research culture across all of its campuses.                                  units provide opportunities for workplace visits, field trips, industry
                                                                              learning and the establishment of valuable professional networks
Take advantage of our research and                                            prior to graduation. Our science, biological science and biomedical
teaching excellence                                                           science students complete placements at leading organisations,
Science at Deakin opens the door to a range of careers that are               including pathology laboratories (for example, Healthscope), research
stimulating, challenging and rewarding. Choose science at Deakin if you       institutions (for example, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, CSIRO,
are interested in finding solutions to key global issues such as the impact   Murdoch Children’s Institute, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre),
of climate change, reducing our carbon footprint, the use of stem cells in    hospitals (for example, St Vincent’s) and secondary school and
medical research to improve our quality of life, or using nanotechnology      university laboratories.
to create new and innovative materials.
                                                                              Professionally accredited courses
                                                                              Deakin is the first university in Australia, and the only university in
                                                                              the Asia-Pacific region, to offer a professionally accredited forensic
                                                                              science degree. Both the Bachelor of Forensic Science and the
                                                                              Bachelor of Forensic Science component of the combined course in
                                                                              forensic science and criminology are professionally accredited by the
                                                                              Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences in the UK.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                leading-edge facilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Studying at Deakin gives science students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                access to cutting-edge technology and the very
                                                                                                                                                        Travel the world                                                        best in facilities, with the Geelong Technology
                                                                                                                                                        Deakin offers various overseas programs, including trimester            Precinct featuring the latest research capabilities
                                                                                                                                                        abroad, short-term partner programs, faculty-led study programs,        in materials, biotechnology, chemistry and
                                                                                                                                                        overseas internships and international volunteering opportunities,      environmental engineering. Deakin also has regional
                                                                                                                                                        Deakin Science students having studied in a wide range of countries.    strengths in manufacturing and agri‑processing;
                                                                                                                                                        Our students have the opportunity to get hands-on experience in         a purpose-built crime scene training facility for
                                                                                                                                                        hospital clinics in China on a two-week placement, or get involved      our forensic science students; and state-of-the-art
                                                                                                                                                        in a range of community health projects in Thailand, the Philippines    biomedical research laboratories, with links to the
                                                                                                                                                        and South Africa. For more information, visit deakin.edu.au/sebe/       Deakin Medical School.
                                                                                                                                                        international-wil.
                                                                                                                                                        Deakin also offers the Global Science and Technology Program which
                                                                                                                                                        is designed to add an international experience to your degree,
                                                                                                                                                        supporting you to develop new skills and a broader world view
                                                                                                                                                        while studying overseas. Successful applicants will be offered a
                                                                                                                                                        monetary scholarship to assist with travel costs and will be required
                                                                                                                                                        to participate in the Deakin Global Citizenship Program. The program
                                                                                                                                                        is open to current Year 12 students via the VTAC application process.
                                                                                                                                                        For more information, visit deakin.edu.au/sebe/global.

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Disciplines
At Deakin we talk about disciplines, also known as study areas.
You might be interested in a particular discipline, but uncertain
about the course that’s right for you. Read through these discipline
descriptions and, if they interest you, go to the relevant course in the
following pages to find out more about the course, what you’ll study,
work experience opportunities and the types of careers it may lead
to. You can also visit deakin.edu.au for detailed course information,
including a description of the units within each degree.

Animal biology                                        Biomedical science                                   Chemistry                                            Environmental health
This study area provides a broad introduction         Biomedical science covers the science                Chemistry at Deakin provides an introduction         With a focus on healthy environments and
to different aspects of animal biology, including     underpinning medical applications, from basic        to the synthesis, separation, detection and          healthy people, this study area is recommended
animal structure and function, evolution and
evolutionary biology.
                                                      biology to specific disease processes. Gain the
                                                      theoretical foundation and scientific skills to
                                                                                                           measurement of chemical substances, their
                                                                                                           properties and reactions.
                                                                                                                                                                if you are interested in working in public health
                                                                                                                                                                policy, environmental health and other related
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Courses to careers
                                                      expand and apply your knowledge of human                                                                  areas.                                                                                                    At Deakin, we’re about careers and experience,
See...                                                                                                     See...
                                                      biology and health, with an emphasis on causes,                                                                                                                                                                     not just courses. Visit explore.deakin.edu.au to
Bachelor of Science, page 10                                                                               Bachelor of Science, page 10                         See...
                                                      diagnosis and treatment of disease at the                                                                                                                                                                           kickstart your course and career exploration at
Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10                                                                     Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10               Bachelor of Biomedical Science, page 8
                                                      molecular, cellular and system levels.                                                                                                                                                                              Deakin. With more than 600 paired courses and
Combined courses, pages 12–13.                                                                             Combined courses, pages 12–13.                       Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          careers, it’s the perfect destination for you to
                                                      See...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          explore your future career.
Biological science                                    Bachelor of Biomedical Science, page 8               Chemistry and materials science                      Environmental science
Our biological science course offers an               Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.              Gain an initial grounding in chemistry and build     This study area focuses on the technical science
experience, not just a classroom degree.                                                                   towards specialised skills in materials chemistry,   aspects of environmental science, providing
Cultivate a deep understanding of biology             Cell biology                                         which involves the study and design of new           a balance between environmental studies on
through developments in informatics and               This study area provides an introduction             materials, and electrochemistry, which deals         the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and
technology, learning what’s needed to reduce          to the molecular and biochemical basis of            with the interaction between electrical energy       biosphere.
our impact on living resources and ecosystems.        cells, including their physiological properties,     and chemical change.                                 See...
See...                                                development, function and interaction with           See...                                               Bachelor of Science, page 10                        Forensic biology                                      Forensic science
Bachelor of Biological Science, page 8                their environment. You will also learn about         Bachelor of Science, page 10                         Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.             Forensic biology provides you with the specific       Studies in forensic science provide formal
Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.               the molecular basis of disease.                      Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10                                                                   biological skills that are critical in the forensic   training in the skills and techniques essential
                                                      See...                                               Combined courses, pages 12–13.                       Fisheries and aquaculture                           science workplace. These biological-based             in the modern forensic field, including the
                                                      Bachelor of Science, page 10                                                                              Fisheries and aquaculture provides you with         skills complement the generic forensic science        examination and presentation of scientific
                                                      Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10                                                                    comprehensive training in fisheries resource        attributes developed in the core units of the         evidence. Deakin is the first university in
                                                      Combined courses, pages 12–13.                                                                            management, aquaculture management and              forensic science course. Study in this area may       Australia, and the only university in the
                                                                                                                                                                fisheries biology, with a focus on environmental    lead to a career based on entomology, human           Asia-Pacific region, to offer a professionally
                                                                                                                                                                sustainability, in particular renewable resource    anatomy and DNA-based forensic science.               accredited forensic science course.
                                                                                                                                                                exploitation and sustainable aquaculture of         See...                                                See...
                                                                                                                                                                marine and freshwater species. Learn about          Bachelor of Forensic Science, page 9                  Bachelor of Forensic Science, page 9
                                                                                                                                                                fisheries and aquaculture from a global             Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of              Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of
                                                                                                                                                                perspective, including topics such as fish          Criminology, page 12                                  Criminology, page 12
                                                                                                                                                                markets, nutrition and farm certification           Bachelor of Forensic Science (Honours), page 9.       Bachelor of Forensic Science (Honours), page 9.
                                                                                                                                                                processes, the history of Australian fisheries,
Science underpinning real-world medical applications                                                                                                            fisheries methods and impacts of fishing.           Forensic chemistry                                    Freshwater biology
Victorians will for the first time receive thunderstorm             By understanding various features of asthma                                                 See...                                              Forensic chemistry provides you with the              Freshwater biology is the study of freshwater
asthma alerts via the Bureau of Meteorology, thanks to              thunderstorms, the AIRwatch team aim to use a                                               Bachelor of Science, page 10                        specific chemistry skills that are critical in the    ecosystems and the relationship between
data from Deakin’s annual AIRwatch pollen count.                    ‘predictive model’ to provide a timely public warning.                                      Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.             forensic science workplace. These chemically          freshwater organisms and their physical and
                                                                    Research conducted at two air-sampling stations allows                                                                                          based skills complement the generic forensic          chemical environment. Focus on understanding
The AIRwatch team, from Deakin's of School of Life and
                                                                    the team to assess the risk across a 20 to 50km radius.                                                                                         science attributes developed in the core units        and managing rivers, lakes and wetlands, and
Environmental Sciences, are working with the Bureau of
Meteorology to provide the forecast, aimed at preventing a          ‘Samples are taken daily during September to March –                                                                                            of the forensic science course. Study in this area    develop the knowledge and skills to manage
repeat of Melbourne’s deadly thunderstorm asthma event.             hayfever season in Melbourne – with daily forecasts of                                                                                          may lead to a career based on toxicology, drug        freshwater ecosystems and resources, while
                                                                    both the amount of pollen in the air, and the likelihood of                                                                                     detection and chemical detection.                     participating in fieldwork opportunities and
Deakin AIRwatch collects data from pollen traps set up
                                                                    thunderstorm asthma, listed on the AIRwatch website.’                                                                                                                                                 industry placements.
at Deakin campuses in Geelong and Burwood, offering                                                                                                                                                                 See...
accurate forecasts of allergen risk to asthma and hay               Visit this.deakin.edu.au/society/why-melbourne-is-the-                                                                                          Bachelor of Forensic Science, page 9                  See...
fever sufferers.                                                    worlds-allergy-capital or deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/                                                                                           Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of              Bachelor of Science, page 10
                                                                    media-releases/articles/deakin-pollen-count-begins-                                                                                             Criminology, page 12                                  Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.
                                                                    marking-start-of-hay-fever-season to find out more.                                                                                             Bachelor of Forensic Science (Honours), page 9.

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Disciplines                                                                                                                                                         ‘I would recommend getting as
                                                                                                                                                                     much experience as you can during
                                                                                                                                                                     your degree. It is highly valued by
Genomics                                                  Human biology                                        Medical biotechnology
                                                                                                                                                                     potential placement organisations and
Genomics is the study of the genetic code                 Discover how the body works and why it works         Medical biotechnology uses cells and cell             employers – a little experience goes a
of plants, animals and bacteria. This major               that way through studies covering a broad range      materials to produce pharmaceutical and
provides an introduction to the nature of                 of areas relevant to human biology, including        diagnostic products that help treat and
                                                                                                                                                                     long way! I landed a highly competitive
genes and genomes, as well as how they are                physiology and genetics, and their relationship      prevent human diseases. It provides you with          placement at Zoos Victoria.’
structured, function and evolve. You also                 to human disease.                                    a sound understanding of the core sciences
learn about DNA sequencing and analysis and                                                                    underpinning biotechnology for medical
how an understanding of genomics relates to
                                                          See...
                                                                                                               advancement.
                                                                                                                                                                    Kate Rowe
                                                          Bachelor of Science, page 10                                                                              Bachelor of Biological Science graduate
human health and wellbeing, the environment,              Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10               See...
biodiversity management and food production               Combined courses, pages 12–13.                       Bachelor of Biomedical Science, page 8
systems.
                                                                                                               Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.
See...                                                    Infection and immunity
Bachelor of Science, page 10                              The infection and immunity major builds on           Medical genomics
Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.                   the core skills of genetics, microbiology and        The medical genomics major examines core
                                                          immunology. It is an advanced and integrated         genomics areas, including medical and human
Geography                                                 course that provides you with a deeper               genomics, comparative genomics, microbial
This major explores human and physical                    understanding of host‑pathogen interactions,         and forensic genomics, biotechnology (drug
geography. Human geographers focus on the                 as well as the public health and clinical            discovery) and phylogenomics. In addition,
economic, social and cultural dimensions that             epidemiological burdens of infectious diseases.      students gain a sound understanding of
shape our relationship with the environment.                                                                   associated methodologies including Next
                                                          See...
While physical geographers seek to explore                                                                     Generation Sequencing, high throughput
                                                          Bachelor of Biomedical Science, page 8
and understand the planet’s many natural                                                                       genotyping, metagenomics, small RNA and
                                                          Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.
environments, as well as the distribution of                                                                   transcriptome analysis and acquire quantitative
plants and animals.                                                                                            and bioinformatics skills required for genomics
                                                          Mathematical modelling
                                                                                                               research and big data analysis.
See...                                                    Studies in mathematics provide you with a
Bachelor of Science, page 10                              strong critical knowledge base and develop           See...
Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10                    your powers of analysis, logical thinking            Bachelor of Biomedical Science, page 8
Combined courses, pages 12–13.                            and problem‑solving, as well as a high level         Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.
                                                          of numerical ability. With an emphasis on
                                                          developing solid background knowledge in the         Molecular life sciences
                                                          discipline, this major covers traditional subjects   This major enables students to acquire               Pharmaceutical science                             Zoology and animal science
                                                          (calculus, algebra and discrete mathematics)         an advanced understanding of chemical,               This major covers the chemistry, biology and       This course provides an understanding of the
                                                          and also modern topics (information modelling        physiological and genetic processes that             technology of medicines, providing an enhanced     form and function of different animals and
                                                          and data analysis), which will assist in the         determine health and disease at the molecular        understanding of the discovery, design and         how they are adapted to their environment,
                                                          development of practical skills that can be          level. In addition, students develop the technical   function of drugs, which is applicable both in     including the diversity, ecology, behaviour,
                                                          used to implement mathematics in a variety           skills relevant for biomedical research.             medicinal research and the pharmaceutical          physiology, genetics and evolutionary biology of
                                                          of applications.                                     See...                                               industry.                                          animals, from amoeba through to zebra.
                                                          See...                                               Bachelor of Biomedical Science, page 8               See...                                             It has a strong focus on Australian fauna and its
                                                          Bachelor of Science, page 10                         Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.              Bachelor of Biomedical Science, page 8             unique importance to the global environment,
                                                          Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10                                                                    Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.            and is underpinned by the latest research in
                                                          Combined courses, pages 12–13.                       Natural history                                                                                         zoology.
                                                                                                               Natural history involves the study of plants and     Plant biology                                      See...
                                                                                                               animals in their natural environment and leans       This major is ideally suited to those interested   Bachelor of Zoology and Animal Science, page 11
                                                                                                               more towards observational than experimental         in botany and includes studies in plant            Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10.
                                                                                                               study methods. This study area emphasises the        morphology, identification, reproduction and
                                                                                                               biological aspects of natural history and includes   evolution, as well as vegetation management
                                                                                                               studies in zoology, botany and palaeontology.        and biogeography.
The most satisfied students –                                                                                  See...                                               See...
8 years in a row^                                                                                              Bachelor of Science, page 10
                                                                                                               Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10
                                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Science, page 10
                                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Science (Honours), page 10
At Deakin, we pride ourselves on the satisfaction of our students and the                                      Combined courses, pages 12–13.                       Combined courses, pages 12–13.
success of our graduates. To us, the experience of each student matters,
from the quality of teaching they receive to their ongoing employability.
When Deakin scores highly in a number of rankings year on year, it’s
thanks to many thousands of these great individual experiences.
^	Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey – Quality
   Indicators for Learning and Teaching 2016–2017

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Courses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Deakin code     S304                    Cloud Campus    C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Course duration in years    3         Melbourne Burwood Campus     B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Trimester     T          Geelong Waterfront Campus   WF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus    WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Warrnambool Campus     WB

Bachelor of Biological Science                 S321   B   3 T1, T2            Bachelor of Biomedical Science                    S323   B   WP   3 T1, T2       Bachelor of Forensic Science                  S324   WP   3 T1, T2              Work experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               An industry-based learning experience is available as part of the
Study life in all its forms, from microbes to plants and animals while        Biomedical science at Deakin covers the science underpinning medical             Study forensic science at Deakin and you’ll get formal training across          Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment’s work‑integrated
learning about animal and plant biology, microbiology, genetics, molecular    applications, from basic biology to specific disease processes to provide        the full scope of modern forensic science, acquiring skills and authentic       learning program. deakin.edu.au/sebe/students/wil
cell biology, biogeography and evolution. This course provides you with       you with a thorough understanding of human biology and health, with an           experiences from ‘crime scene to court’ by spending time in our unique
the knowledge and skills to tackle the biological challenges of the 21st      emphasis on causes, diagnosis and treatment of disease at the molecular,         crime scene training facility. Deakin is the first university in Australia,     Course structure
century, mainly around the environment and climate change, with a focus       cellular and system levels.                                                      and the only university in the Asia-Pacific region, to offer a professionally   24 credit points – 11 core units and a major in either forensic chemistry
on experimental design and the Australian biota, and is perfect for people                                                                                     accredited forensic science course.                                             or forensic biology. With careful planning, students may use up to eight of
                                                                              It’s a vibrant, relevant and topical program that provides a flexible and                                                                                        their remaining electives on units offered outside the faculty, such as units
who are passionate about flora and fauna both big and small.                  innovative course. Our multidisciplinary approach, as well as a number of        Combining studies in biology, chemistry, biochemical and chemical               in criminology. An honours year is available for high-achieving students
Careers                                                                       elective units at all levels, enables you to learn about your chosen fields of   analysis, statistical analysis, and molecular biology, you’ll learn how         upon completion of this degree.
This course qualifies you to become a well-rounded, modern biologist with     study from both scientific and health perspectives.                              to apply forensic analysis, including chemical, biological and physical
a knowledge of microbes, plants and animals, and the interactions these                                                                                                                                                                        Majors
                                                                              Careers                                                                          techniques while also learning about the Australian legal system.
have with one another and their environments. Career opportunities                                                                                                                                                                             • Forensic biology WP
                                                                              Biomedical science provides opportunities in a range of health-related           You’ll cover forensic chemistry and toxicology, arson and explosives            • Forensic chemistry WP
in a wide range of areas include primary industries, wildlife biology, the    industries, including medical research, genetic engineering, the                 investigations, analysis of illicit drugs and also undertake studies in
general health and medical industry (hospital scientists, analytical and                                                                                                                                                                       deakin.edu.au/courses/find-a-course/sciences/forensic-science
                                                                              pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical/medical sales and laboratory             criminology. This course also focuses on the examination, interpretation
diagnostic laboratory scientists and research scientists), animal health,     technology. You could also advance to honours or postgraduate                    and presentation of evidence and includes courtroom presentations.
quarantine services, environmental consulting, museums, herbaria and          studies, enhancing your professional development as a scientist, or to
the emerging biotechnology industries.                                                                                                                         Professional recognition
                                                                              graduate‑entry medicine, or other disciplines, which will complement             Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
Work experience                                                               your scientific training and broaden your career opportunities.
Professional Practice in Bioscience is a compulsory unit in the Bachelor of                                                                                    Careers
                                                                              Work experience                                                                  Graduates are in demand and find work in areas such as forensics,
Biological Science. This means you will have a minimum of 80 hours work
                                                                              Professional Practice in Bioscience is a compulsory unit in the Bachelor         insurance investigation, risk analysis, research science, in government
experience in a course-related organisation, giving you insight into your
                                                                              of Biomedical Science. This means you will have a minimum of 80 hours            institutions and within chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries.
future career options.
                                                                              work experience in a course-related organisation, giving you insight into
You can also elect to study a range of placement and industry-based           your future career options.                                                                                                                                                              Gain practical ‘crime scene’
learning units, bringing together theory, site studies and laboratory
investigations.
                                                                              You can also elect to study a range of placement and industry-based                                                                                                                      experience
                                                                              learning units, bringing together theory, site studies and laboratory
Course structure                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Our purpose-built crime scene training facility
                                                                              investigations.
24 credit points – 19 credit points of core units and five elective units.                                                                                                                                                                                             provides you with a real-life experience of
                                                                              Course structure                                                                                                                                                                         working a crime scene. To find out more, visit
An honours year is available for high-achieving students upon completion      24 credit points – 15 credit points of core units (which includes a
of this degree.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        deakin.edu.au/study-at-deakin/find-a-course/
                                                                              compulsory professional practice unit at level 3) and at least one                                                                                                                       forensic-science.
deakin.edu.au/courses/find-a-course/sciences/biological-science               6-credit‑point major. An honours year is available for high-achieving
                                                                              students upon completion of this degree.
                                                                              Majors
                                                                              Students must complete one of the following majors:
                                                                              •   Environmental health B WP
                                                                              •   Infection and immunity B WP
                                                                              •   Medical biotechnology B WP
                                                                              •   Medical genomics B WP
                                                                              •   Molecular life sciences B
                                                                              •   Pharmaceutical science B WP
                                                                              deakin.edu.au/courses/find-a-course/sciences/biomedical-science

International students
Did you know Deakin’s School of Medicine offers three
preferential places into Deakin’s Doctor of Medicine for
international students who successfully complete our
Bachelor of Biomedical Science and meet the Doctor of
Medicine admission criteria.
Find out more at deakin.edu.au/medicine/study-options/
international-admission.                                                                                                                                       The student experience
                                                                                                                                                               Hear what students have to say about studying science at
                                                                                                                                                               Deakin by visiting deakin.yt/sci-students. Interested in the
                                                                                                                                                               staff perspective? Visit deakin.yt/sci-staff.

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Courses                                                                                                                                                                             ‘I like that Deakin allows you to do
                                                                                                              Deakin code     S304                 Cloud Campus    C
                                                                                                   Course duration in years    3      Melbourne Burwood Campus     B
                                                                                                                 Trimester     T       Geelong Waterfront Campus
                                                                                                                                     Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
                                                                                                                                                                   WF
                                                                                                                                                                   WP
                                                                                                                                                                                     your course how you want to. I have
                                                                                                                                            Warrnambool Campus     WB
                                                                                                                                                                                     a lot of choice in my units, when and
                                                                                                                                                                                     how much I study during the year,
                                                                                                                                                                                     if I want to study abroad, if I’d like to
Bachelor of Science             S320   B   WP   3 T1, T2                      Work experience                                                                                        participate in uni clubs and whether
                                                                              As a Deakin science student, you gain experience through innovative
Science at Deakin is a flexible degree that allows you to explore a diverse   practical programs, including professional practice units. This means you                              I want to study in groups like PASS
range of science-related study areas and specialise in at least one area of
interest as you progress through the course.
                                                                              will have a minimum of 80 hours work experience in a course-related
                                                                                                                                                                                     or privately.’
                                                                              organisation, giving you the opportunity to apply and consolidate
The degree is about more than just laboratory work and prepares               knowledge gained in your course, experience workplace culture and
you for a diverse range of real-life settings in which today’s science        workplace practices, explore career options, develop a professional                                   Madeleine Nicolls
graduates work.                                                               network and prepare for real-life settings in which today’s science                                   Bachelor of Science student
                                                                              graduates work.
Throughout the course you’ll gain experience through practical programs
undertaken in modern teaching laboratories, complete a community              You also have the opportunity to undertake an industry-based learning
science project and have an opportunity to undertake an industry-based        experience as part of the work-integrated learning program.
learning placement, which will provide you with valuable work experience      deakin.edu.au/sebe/students/wil
before you graduate.
                                                                              Course structure
The course is available as a single degree or as a combined course with       24 credit points of study – eight core units and at least one 6-credit-point
arts, commerce, law and teaching.                                             science major selected from the list below. At least 16 credit points must
Careers                                                                       be science course-grouped units (which include all core units and units
Diverse career opportunities are available in government institutions, in     within the approved science majors). An honours year is available for
roles such as quality assurance, occupational health and safety, research,    high‑achieving students upon completion of this degree.
planning, management or marketing; science-related industries, working        Majors
in pharmaceutical production or pharmaceutical sales; biomedical              • Animal biology B WP
science areas, such as research or hospital and laboratory science; quality   • Cell biology B WP
assurance in analytical and diagnostic laboratories; the food industry in     • Chemistry WP
quality control; environment and natural resources; teaching; information     • Chemistry and materials science         B

technology; mathematics; or science journalism to name a few.                 • Environmental science B
                                                                              • Fisheries and aquaculture WP
                                                                              • Freshwater biology WP
                                                                              • Genomics B WP
                                                                              • Geography B
                                                                              • Human biology B WP
                                                                              • Mathematical modelling C B WP
                                                                              • Natural history B
                                                                              • Plant biology B
                                                                              deakin.edu.au/courses/find-a-course/sciences/science

                                                                                                                                                                        Bachelor of Zoology and Animal Science                                       Work experience
                                                                                                                                                                        S369   WP   3 T1, T2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A professional practice unit gives you the opportunity to complete a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     placement as part of your course. This means you will have a minimum
                                                                                                                                                                        Zoology and animal science studies at Deakin provide a broad                 of 80 hours work experience in a course-related organisation, giving you
                                                                                                                                                                        understanding of the current field of zoology, developing a range of         insight into your future career options. You also have the opportunity to
                                                                                                                                                                        practical and evidence-based decision-making skills.                         undertake an industry-based learning experience as part of the Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                        The course examines the potential effects environmental change may           of Science, Engineering and Built Environment’s work‑integrated learning
                                                                                                                                                                        have on the evolution, disease and physiology of animals and how they        program.
                                                                                                                                                                        adapt to a changing environment. The social and economic impact that         deakin.edu.au/sebe/students/wil
                                                                                                                                                                        human activity has on animals and their ecosystems and vice versa is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Course structure
                                                                                                                                                                        also highlighted.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     24 credit points – 17 core units and seven elective units. An honours year
                                                                                                                                                                        Careers                                                                      is available for high-achieving students upon completion of this degree.
                                                                                                                                                                        Diverse career opportunities include government environmental
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     deakin.edu.au/study-at-deakin/find-a-course/
                                                                                                                                                                        monitoring, private and environmental consulting, museums, school and
Honours in science                                                                                                                                                      university education, primary industries, quarantine and wildlife biology.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     zoology-and-animal-science

Deakin’s science courses allow you to undertake an additional year of                                                                                                   Successful completion of the course may also lead to opportunities for
specialised study, allowing you to focus on what you’re really passionate about.                                                                                        further study, including postgraduate research training both in Australia
                                                                                                                                                                        and overseas. The course may also be a potential pathway to veterinary
• Develop an in-depth knowledge of a particular discipline through research
                                                                                                                                                                        science courses (subject to specific entry requirements).
  after you complete your undergraduate degree.
• Honours can help you gain entry into further research study.
• It gives you a competitive edge in the job market.

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                                                                                                                     Deakin code     S304                 Cloud Campus    C
                                                                                                          Course duration in years    3      Melbourne Burwood Campus     B
                                                                                                                        Trimester     T       Geelong Waterfront Campus   WF
                                                                                                                                            Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus    WP
                                                                                                                                                   Warrnambool Campus     WB

Global Science and Technology Program                           B   WP   WB   Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Science
                                                                               D321   B   4 T1, T2, T3^
The Global Science and Technology Program at Deakin is designed to add
an international experience to your degree, supporting you to develop         Deakin’s combined course in commerce and science gives you specialised
new skills and a broader world view while studying overseas. Successful       training in a scientific field, such as biology, biological science, chemistry,
applicants will be offered a monetary scholarship to assist with travel       environmental science or mathematical modelling, while also developing
costs and will be required to participate in the Deakin Global Citizenship    your understanding of the commercial world, with specialisations
Program.                                                                      including economics, accounting, management or information systems,
How to apply                                                                  for example.
The program is open to current Year 12 students. You apply via a two-         Professional recognition
stage process. First, add the Global Science and Technology Program           Deakin’s Bachelor of Commerce is the only Australian university business
to your list of course preferences through VTAC, followed by your             program internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European
undergraduate course of interest as a lower preference. Second, complete      Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). The Bachelor of
the Global Science and Technology Program Supplementary application           Commerce can lead to accreditation with a wide range of professional
form, which is available on Deakin’s website.                                 bodies, dependent on majors selected.
To see where past students have gone, visit deakin.edu.au/sebe/global.        Course structure
                                                                              32 credit points – 16 credit points (Bachelor of Commerce) and 16 credit                                                                                                                           Join the Peer Support
                                                                              points (Bachelor of Science), including a major from each degree.                                                                                                                                  Network Program
Combined courses                                                              ^ Trimester 3 not available to International students.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built
                                                                                                                                                                               Bachelor of Science/Master of Teaching
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Environment offers a Peer Support Network Program
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science                                                                                                                                           (Secondary) # D304 B 4 T1                                                                         as part of its commitment to provide new students
 D311   B   WP   4 T1, T2, T3*                                                Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of                                                         Fast-track your studies and gain a postgraduate teaching qualification                            with the best possible transition into university life. By
Combine arts and science studies in a variety of contemporary themes
                                                                              Criminology D329 WP 4 T1, T2                                                                     with Deakin’s specialised Bachelor of Science/Master of Teaching                                  joining the program, first-year students receive support
such as the body, the environment, science policy and practice, and           Develop the skills and techniques essential to modern forensic science,                          (Secondary). This course prepares graduates with the attributes,                                  and guidance from more senior students in their course,
others. You may combine majors such as public relations/chemistry,            including the examination and presentation of scientific evidence. The                           discipline-specific knowledge, professional behaviours and standards                              helping them become familiar with the support services
philosophy/mathematical modelling, sociology/human biology or                 course also gives you practical, professional training and enables you to                        required to practice as a secondary school teacher in Australia,                                  and facilities available, while gaining useful tips about
environmental science/journalism.                                             study critical analysis in the fields of policing, security, corrections, crime                  teaching from junior secondary to senior secondary levels.                                        making the most of their time while studying at Deakin.

Course structure                                                              prevention and community safety, as well as various paralegal fields.                            The course combines a postgraduate teaching qualification with                                    deakin.edu.au/sebe/students/peer-support-network
32 credit points – 16 credit points (Bachelor of Arts) and 16 credit points   Professional recognition                                                                         undergraduate discipline studies in the sciences relevant for teaching.
(Bachelor of Science), including a major from each degree.                    Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS) Chartered                           The fast-tracked postgraduate level of study allows for some units to be
* Trimester 3 only available at the Melbourne Burwood Campus.                 Society of Forensic Sciences.                                                                    undertaken in Trimester 3 so that graduates are ready to teach after just
                                                                              Course structure                                                                                 four years of study.† This postgraduate level initial teacher education
                                                                              32 credit points – 16 credit points (Bachelor of Criminology) and 16 credit                      degree gives you the edge to get ahead in the employment market.
                                                                              points (Bachelor of Forensic Science), including a major in forensic biology                     Deakin’s aim is for graduates to be professional educators who can
                                                                              or forensic chemistry.                                                                           demonstrate that they are classroom-ready and able to make a difference
                                                                                                                                                                               to students’ learning. You will also be supported in your learning through    Professional experience
                                                                                                                                                                               Deakin’s Professional Experience Program. The Professional Experience         This course includes 60 days of supervised professional experience
                                                                              Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws                                     D331   B   5 T1, T2     Program gives you at least 60 days work experience in schools alongside       placements. A current Working with Children Check is required before
                                                                                                                                                                               experienced teachers.                                                         commencing school experience.
                                                                              Combining a science degree with a Bachelor of Laws is an excellent way
                                                                              to enhance your understanding of the context in which the law operates.                          Professional recognition                                                      Course structure
                                                                              In this combined course, you can combine studies in law with studies                             Our combined secondary education courses are currently undertaking            36 credit points, including 24 credit points at undergraduate level,
                                                                              in science, such as animal biology, cell biology, chemistry and materials                        accreditation by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) as an initial      12 credit points at postgraduate level, plus 60 days of supervised
                                                                              science, environmental science, human biology, mathematical modelling,                           teacher education program against the Australian professional standards       professional experience.◊ Alongside core education studies you will
                                                                              natural history and plant biology.                                                               for teachers. Graduates intending to apply for registration in Victoria       complete two secondary curriculum studies. Choose from:
                                                                                                                                                                               should carefully check all requirements relating to this process specified    • One of animal biology, cell biology, genomics, human biology,
                                                                              Professional recognition
                                                                                                                                                                               at vit.vic.edu.au.                                                              natural history and plant biology
                                                                              Deakin’s law studies satisfy the academic requirements for admission to
                                                                              practise law in Victoria.                                                                        This course will prepare you to meet all requirements to register with VIT.   • Chemistry and materials science
                                                                                                                                                                               Careers                                                                       • Environmental science
                                                                              Course structure
                                                                                                                                                                               Graduates find careers in Australian and overseas secondary schools,          • Geography
                                                                              40 credit points – 24 credit points (Bachelor of Laws) and 16 credit points
                                                                                                                                                                               government departments, universities, the public service, TAFE and adult      • Mathematical modelling.
                                                                              (Bachelor of Science).
                                                                                                                                                                               community education institutions, health and welfare organisations,           #	The fast-tracked postgraduate level of study means that graduates are ready to teach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                after just four years of study. This is achieved through a compulsory Trimester 3 study
                                                                                                                                                                               as well as in private academies and agencies.                                    in year 3 of the program.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             †	Following successful completion of the first three undergraduate levels of the course,
                                                                                                                                                                               Graduates also have opportunities to work in science-related areas,              students with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) above 60 progress to the postgraduate
                                                                                                                                                                               such as science writing and interpretation; teaching and university              level of the course. Students cannot progress to the postgraduate level of study
                                                                                                                                                                               research; in public-sector positions such as with conservation groups;           without completing all 24 credit points at undergraduate level. A WAM of less than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                60 results in an alternative exit from D304 with award S320 Bachelor of Science.
                                                                                                                                                                               and in other research positions in a variety of organisations and             ◊ All professional experience placements must be undertaken in an approved school
                                                                                                                                                                               government departments.                                                          within Australia.

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                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Biological Science | S321
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and ATAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  duration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Trimester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                intakes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Domestic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    fee #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    International
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        fee*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         IELTS~

                                                                                                                                                     Y12 ¤∞ VCE units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 20 in English other than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     B   66.30       3            T1, T2             $9113              $34,800             6/6
                                                                                                                                                    EAL or 25 in English (EAL).
                                                                                                                                                     NY12 ^∞ deakin.edu.au/course/S321

                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Biomedical Science | S323
                                                                                                          1                                          Y12 ¤∞ VCE units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 20 in English other than   B   80.10       3            T1, T2             $9101              $35,600             6/6
                                                                                                                                                    EAL or 25 in English (EAL).                                                      WP   74.50
                                                                                                                                                     NY12 ^∞ deakin.edu.au/course/S323

                                                              Find your course                                                                      Bachelor of Forensic Science | S324
                                                              Browse from the hundreds of exciting undergraduate courses we have on offer            Y12 ¤∞ VCE units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 20 in English other than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     WP   60.25      3            T1, T2             $8727              $34,800             6/6
                                                              at deakin.edu.au. Undergraduate courses at Deakin generally begin in March,           EAL or 25 in English (EAL).
How do I apply?                                               and some courses also have intakes in July and November.                               NY12 ^∞ deakin.edu.au/course/S324

Applying for your undergraduate degree                        Once you find the course you’re after, make sure you understand the entry
                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Science | S320
at Deakin couldn’t be easier. Most                            requirements, application methods and application dates.                               Y12 ¤∞ VCE units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 20 in English other than   B   66.95
applications are straightforward and easy                                                                                                                                                                                                            3            T1, T2             $9099              $34,800             6/6
                                                                                                                                                    EAL or 25 in English (EAL).                                                      WP   60.65
to complete. Follow these steps to make                                                                                                              NY12 ^∞ deakin.edu.au/course/S320

the process as simple as possible. Visit
deakin.edu.au/courses/how-to-apply.                                                                       2                                         Bachelor of Zoology and Animal Science | S369
                                                                                                                                                     Y12 ¤∞ VCE units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 20 in English other than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     WP   66.35      3            T1, T2             $8981              $34,800             6/6
                                                                                                                                                    EAL or 25 in English (EAL).
                                                                                                                                                     NY12 ^∞ deakin.edu.au/course/S369

                                                              Understand the entry and documentation requirements
                                                              Make sure you understand the entry requirements for your chosen course by             Global Science and Technology Programπ
                                                              reading the course page carefully (online at deakin.edu.au/course or in this           Y12 ¤ Applicants must meet the prerequisites for their specific science

                                                              booklet). For recent secondary education applicants, in addition to the listed        course preference.                                                               B   80.00       ø               ø                    –                 –               6/6
                                                                                                                                                    EXTRA REQUIREMENTS All applicants must also complete and submit the              WP   80.00
                                                              ATAR, some courses may require you to have studied a prerequisite subject/s,          Global Science and Technology Program Supplementary Information Form
                                                              while others may also require you to provide extra materials, such as a               (deakin.edu.au/sebe/global).
                                                              portfolio or personal statement.
                                                              Selection requirements for non-Year 12 applicants may include personal                Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science | D311
                                                                                                                                                     Y12 ¤∞ VCE units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 20 in English other than   B   60.15
What type of applicant am I?                                  statement, entrance tests as specified, e.g. STAT (Special Tertiary Admissions        EAL or 25 in English (EAL).                                                      WP   65.05
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     4         T1, T2, T3§           $7805              $34,800             6/6
                                                              Test), or the non-academic assessment (for all applicants to teaching courses),        NY12 ^∞ deakin.edu.au/course/D311

Recent secondary education applicant           Y12            supplementary information form, audition, interview or folio presentation.
•   Current Year 12 student                                                                                                                         Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Science | D321
•   Completed Year 12 in 2017 or 2016                                                                                                                Y12 ¤∞ VCE units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 20 in English other than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     B   81.05       4         T1, T2, T3ƒ         $10,045              $34,800             6/6
•   Interstate Year 12 student                                                                                                                      EAL or 25 in English (EAL).
•   New Zealand school leaver                                                                             3                                          NY12 ^∞ deakin.edu.au/course/D321

•   International Baccalaureate (IB) student
•   Gap-year student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Cloud Campus    C

Non-Year 12 applicant        NY12                             Gather supporting documents                                                                                                                                                                                                            Melbourne Burwood Campus     B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Geelong Waterfront Campus   WF

• Applicants with higher education study                      When applying direct to Deakin as a non-Year 12, it’s important to attach any                                                                                                                  Recent secondary education   Y12       Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus    WP

• Applicants with VET study                                   requested supporting documentation, which may include a CV, academic                                                                                                                                         Non-Year 12    NY12             Warrnambool Campus     WB

• Applicants with work and life experience                    transcripts, STAT results or a personal statement, otherwise your application
                                                              may be delayed. We recommend gathering all this documentation before you
For more information on admission                             commence the application process to ensure you can complete it in one sitting.
requirements and the type of applicant you are,
visit deakin.edu.au/courses/how-to-apply.
You can also call us on 1800 693 888 to discuss
your options.                                                                                             4

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Contact us                                                    Depending on your course, our flexible trimester system means you may be
There are many different ways you can get into an             able to start in Trimester 1 (March), 2 (July) or 3 (November).
                                                                                                                                                   ‘Increasing numbers of students are taking the
undergraduate course at Deakin. No matter your ATAR
                                                              If you’re a recent secondary education applicant, applications for Trimester 1        opportunity to undertake overseas placements...
or education history, we’re here to help you find your
pathway to Deakin. Give us a call on 1800 693 888 to
                                                              should be made through VTAC (vtac.edu.au).                                           This then ignites their interest to pursue
discuss your options or email myfuture@deakin.edu.au.         If you are a non-Year 12 applying for Trimester 1 for one Deakin course only,         unexpected career paths.’
You can also try our Pathway Finder tool and explore the      you may apply direct to Deakin.*
options that may be available to you at deakin.edu.au/        Applications for Trimester 2 or 3 should be made directly to Deakin via the
courses/entry-pathways/pathway-finder.                        applicant portal at applicantportal.deakin.edu.au.                                   Dr Lambert Brau
                                                                                                                                                   Associate Head of School (Development and International)
                                                                                                                                                   School of Life and Environmental Sciences
                                                           * Conditions apply. Visit deakin.edu.au/courses/how-to-apply for current information.

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 Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of
                                                                                       Campus
                                                                                      and ATAR
                                                                                                           Course
                                                                                                          duration
                                                                                                                          Trimester
                                                                                                                           intakes
                                                                                                                                             Domestic
                                                                                                                                               fee #
                                                                                                                                                             International
                                                                                                                                                                 fee*
                                                                                                                                                                                 IELTS~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Contact us
 Criminology | D329
  Y12 ¤∞ VCE units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 20 in English other than      WP    65.25               4             T1, T2             $8405           $34,800             6/6
 EAL or 25 in English (EAL).
  NY12 ^∞ deakin.edu.au/course/D329

 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws | D331
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Need to contact Deakin?                           Social media at Deakin
  Y12 ¤∞ VCE units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 25 in English other than                                                                                                                                                                       We have staff at each of our campuses who             facebook.com/DeakinUniversity
                                                                                      B   91.45                5             T1, T2             $9857           $34,800           7/6.5
 EAL or 35 in English (EAL).                                                                                                                                                                                                                          are more than happy to answer your general
  NY12 ^∞ deakin.edu.au/course/D331                                                                                                                                                                                                                   queries.                                              twitter.com/Deakin

 Bachelor of Science/Master of Teaching                                                                                                                                                                                                               Prospective student enquiries                         twitter.com/DeakinSEBE
 (Secondary)◊ | D304                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Domestic students
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                                                                                      B   RC                   4≠              T1               $8979           $34,800             6/6
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 be eligible for the undergraduate component students must meet the                                                                                                                                                                                   +61 3 9627 4877
 minimum entry requirements for the Bachelor Science (S300). To proceed
 to the Master of Teaching (Secondary) students must earn a Weighted                                                                                                                                                                                  study@deakin.edu.au                               Other useful websites
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 requirements may apply.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                www.vtac.edu.au
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#	The 2018 indicative Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) fee is based on a typical               ^	There are three categories under which non-Year 12 applicants may apply to Deakin:                                                                                                                 www.myfuture.edu.au
   enrolment for an Australian domestic student enrolled in two trimesters of full-time              –– applicants with higher education study                                                                                                                                                          www.youth.gov.au
   study, or 8 credit points, unless otherwise indicated. This fee should be used as a guide         –– applicants with vocational education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au
   only and is subject to change.                                                                    –– work and life experience
*	The 2019 annual course fee for international students indicates the tuition fee for two        	Visit deakin.edu.au/course and head to the course of interest to find out further
   trimesters of full-time study, or 8 credit points, unless otherwise indicated. Additional         details on admission requirements.
   fees may apply. This fee is subject to change for 2020. Visit deakin.edu.au/int-fees for       ∞ International student entry requirements can be found at deakin.edu.au/
   latest information.                                                                               international-students.
~	IELTS is the International English Language Testing System (for international students         π Available for high-achieving students with a minimum ATAR of 80.00. Applicants must
   only). The IELTS scores in the table above reflect the minimum overall score required as          also meet the published prerequisites for their specific course preference within the
   well as the lowest score allowed for any band (overall score/lowest band score).                  Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.
¤ Recent secondary education applicants include current Year 12 and Year 12 graduates            ø Refer to specific course entry.
   from 2017 and 2016.                                                                            § Trimester 3 intake is only available at the Melbourne Burwood Campus.
                                                                                                  ƒ Trimester 3 intake is not available to international students.
                                                                                                  ◊ Students are required to apply for a Working with Children Check before commencing
                                                                                                     school experience. From 2018, students applying to all initial teacher education
                                                                                                     courses will be required to also take the non-academic assessment. Find out more at
                                                                                                     deakin.edu.au/teaching.
                                                                                                  ≠ Trimester 3 in year 3 is a compulsory study period.
                                                                                                  RC means admission is based on a range of criteria.

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                                                                                                                                                                          Cloud Campus    C    Deakin Hallmarks are prestigious University
                                                                                                                                                             Melbourne Burwood Campus     B
                                                                                                                                                                                               awards that recognise students’ outstanding
                                                                                                                                                              Geelong Waterfront Campus   WF
                                                                                                                        Recent secondary education   Y12    Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus    WP
                                                                                                                                                                                               achievement, at course level, of capabilities
                                                                                                                                      Non-Year 12    NY12          Warrnambool Campus     WB   that are key to employment success.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Find out more at deakin.edu.au/hallmarks,
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