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To enter Deakin College courses, students must meet both the academic and English language requirements:

Academic Admission Requirements

Foundation Program

Entry to the Foundation Program requires the successful completion of Year 11 or equivalent.Specific academic entry requirements are listed below. Students with qualifications that are not listed should forward their application and academic results to Deakin College for assessment.

Country Requirements

Australia

Successful completion of Year 11 or equivalent

Bangladesh

Completion of Senior School Certificate with a 50% GPA; or Year 11 (10 + 1) with a 70% GPA

Brunei

Successful completion of Form 5 (GCE O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with minimum E grade); or equivalent

Cambodia

Successful completion of year 11 with a C grade average

China

Extended Foundation Program:
Successful completion of Senior Middle 2 (Gao Er) with 55%:

Standard Foundation Program:
Successful completion of Senior Middle 2 (Gao Er) with 60%.

Vocational Technical Program – 60%
(* students are eligible to transfer to Diploma first trimester upon obtaining 70% average in first trimester standard foundation program)

Fiji

Successful completion of Form 6 School Leaving Certificate with an overall score of 260

France

Please contact the Deakin College Admissions team

Ghana

Successful completion of O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade

Hong Kong

Completion of Form 5 (HKCEE) with passes in 4 subjects

India

Partial completion of the All India Senior School Certificate at an approved level determined by Deakin College

Indonesia

Completion of SMU II with an average grade of 7.0 in 4 academic subjects

Japan

Successful completion of Kotogakko Year 2 with a B grade average

Kenya

Completion of KCSE with a D grade average; or GCE O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade

Korea

High School Leaving Certificate Year 2 with a grade 5 average in 4 academic subjects

Kuwait

Completion of Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama (General Secondary Education Certificate) with minimum overall grade of 60%

Macau

Completion of Senior Middle 2 with an average of 80% in 4 subjects

Malawai

Successful completion of O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade

Malaysia

Successful completion of Form 5 (SPM); or successful completion of Senior Middle 2 or equivalent

Nepal

Completion of Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Year 11) with a grade average of 50%

Oman

General Secondary Education Certificate/Thanawiya Amma

Pakistan

Completion of Higher Secondary School Certificate (Year 11) with a grade average of 50%

Papua New Guinea

Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 60%

Saudi Arabia

General Secondary Education Certificate/Thanawiya Amma

Singapore

Successful completion of Form 5; or Sec 4 (Express); or GCE O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade

South Africa

Successful completion of Year 11

Sri Lanka

Successful completion of Year 11 (GCE O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade); or equivalent

Sweden

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Taiwan

Successful completion of Senior Middle 2 with an average of 60% in 4 academic subjects

Tanzania

Successful completion of O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade

Thailand

Successful completion of Matayom 5 with a GPA of 2.5

Turkey

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Uganda

Successful completion of O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade

USA

Successful completion of Grade 11 or equivalent

Vietnam

Successful completion of Year 11 with a 6.0 GPA

Zambia

Successful completion of O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade

Zimbabwe

Successful completion of O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade

Diploma

Entry to Diploma courses requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent.Specific academic entry requirements are listed below. Students with qualifications that are not listed should forward their application and academic results to Deakin College for assessment.

Note: Diploma of Engineering requires a pre-requisite subject of mathematics (Year 12 or equivalent)

Mature Age

Mature age students (21 years of age and over) may be admitted to a course without meeting the formal academic requirements if they have relevant work experience and other acceptable qualifications.

Country Requirements

Australia

Satisfactory VCE ATAR score or IB 22

Bangladesh

Successful completion of Higher School Certificate with GPA 4.5 or above

Brunei

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Cambodia

Diploma of Upper Secondary Education with a C grade average

China

Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 (Gao San) with 60%.

Vocationjal Academic Program - 60%

Fiji

Successful completion of Form 7 with a B in English and Maths and a pass in all other units, with an overall score of 240

France

Baccalaureate with an average of 10

Ghana

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Hong Kong

1 A-level pass and 2 AS-level passes in the HKALE; or Level 2 in 4 academic units in HKDSE

India

Completion of the All India Senior School Certificate or State Board with an approved level determined by Deakin College

Indonesia

Completion of SMU III with an average grade of 7.0 in 4 academic units

Japan

Successful completion of Kotogakko Year 3 a B grade average or a GPA of 3

Kenya

Completion of KCSE with a C grade average; or 2 passes in GCE A-levels

Korea

High School Leaving Certificate Year 3 with a grade 5 average

Kuwait

Completion of Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama (General Secondary Education Certificate) with a 70% average in final results.

Macau

Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with a B or 75% average in 4 academic units

Malawai

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Malaysia

2 passes (minimum E grade) in the STPM; or 4 B grades in academic units in Senior Middle 3

Nepal

Completion of Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Year 12) with a grade average of 50%

Oman

Additional year of study following General Secondary Education Certificate or Year 12 American program

Pakistan

Completion of Higher Secondary School Certificate (Year 12) with a grade average of 55%

Papua New Guinea

Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 70%

Saudi Arabia

Additional year of study following General Secondary Education Certificate or Year 12 American program

Singapore

2 H2 passes in GCE A-levels

South Africa

Successful completion of Year 12

Sri Lanka

2 passes in GCE A-levels or equivalent

Sweden

Avgangsbetyg with a grade average of 2.5 and a 4 in English

Taiwan

Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with a B or 60% average in 4 academic units

Tanzania

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Thailand

Successful completion of Matayom 6 with a GPA of 2.0

Turkey

Successful completion of Lise Diplomasi with GPA of 3.0

Uganda

2 passes in GCE A-levels

USA

Successful completion of Grade 12 or equivalent with an SAT score of 1000

Vietnam

Successful completion of Year 12 with a 6.0 GPA

Zambia

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Zimbabwe

2 passes in GCE A-levels

Masters Qualifying Program

Completion of three year post-secondary study qualification (equivalent to post-year 12). Note: applications are assessed by Deakin University.

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English Admission Requirements

The language of instruction at Deakin College is English.

International students must be able to demonstrate English language proficiency before being admitted to a course. The following table can be used as a general guide to English admission requirements.

Entry to the Masters Qualifying Program (Business and Law) requires an IELTS of 6 with no individual band score below 6.

English Test / Level Results required for direct entry to certificate and diploma programs (excluding the Diploma of Media and Communication) Results required for direct entry to Diploma of Media and Comms Results required for the Foundation Program (Extended) and Mixed Diploma*

Cambridge: English Advanced (CAE)

FCE Level B2

CAE1 Level C1

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Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI)

EAP 2

EAP 3

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GCE O-level

C6

B4

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HK Form 5

60% in Form 5 English Language

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HKDSE

Level 3 HKDSE English

English Contact the Deakin College Admissions Team

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IELTS

Certificate: 5.5 (with no band score below 5)
Diploma: 5.5 (with no band score below 5.5)

6.0 (with no band score below 5.5)

5.0 (with no band score below 4.5)

Pearsons Test of English Academic (PTE)

42-49

50-57

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SPM English

C4

B4

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TOEFL Computer Based

196

213

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TOEFL Paper Based

525

550

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TOELF iBT

69-70

79-80

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Year 12 English (Australia)

Pass

Pass

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Note: The Australian Government requires students from Student Visa Assessment Level 3 or 4 countries with an IELTS score below 6.0 to study a full-time English course before starting their academic studies at Deakin College. *The Mixed Program is not available at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus or Waterfront Campus or the Media and Communication program at the Melbourne Burwood Campus.

Do not meet the English requirements?

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may be eligible for a Mixed Program or may choose to enrol in an intensive English language course at Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) to improve your English language proficiency.

Mixed Program

International students whose level of English language proficiency is IELTS 5.0 - with no band score below 4.5 (or equivalent) rather than the required IELTS 5.5, and who satisfy the minimum academic requirements, may be offered entry to the Mixed Program.

The Mixed Program consists of combined English and academic studies . The Mixed Program adds an extra trimester to your Certificate or Diploma course which can be completed in three trimesters (12 months).

Note: The Mixed Program is not available for Certificate and Diploma courses in Commerce, Computing, Engineering and Science programs at the Geelong Campuses or Media and Communication at the Melbourne Burwood Campus. It is also not available for MQP programs.

English Language Course

If students need additional English study they may enrol in the Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) to improve their English language proficiency. DUELI offers a wide range of English language courses, from beginners to advanced levels.

DUELI is located on Deakin University's Melbourne Burwood Campus and offers a wide range of programs for students. DUELI also offers a special EAP 1 and EAP 2 pathway program on the Deakin University's Geelong Waterfront Campus.

Deakin College can arrange full-time English tuition at DUELI if students need to improve their English level prior to beginning their academic study at Deakin College. The table below indicates the weeks, dates and cost of English at DUELI held before each Deakin College trimester.

Length of DUELI program Dates Dates Dates

5 Weeks

5 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017

21 Apr 2016 - 27 May 2016

11 Aug 2016 - 16 Sep 2016

10 Weeks

3 Nov 2016 - 10 Feb 2017

17 Mar 2016 - 27 May 2016

7 Jul 2016 - 16 Sep 2016

15 Weeks

22 Sep 2016 - 10 Feb 2017

11 Feb 2016 - 27 May 2016

26 May 2016 - 16 Sep 2016

20 Weeks

11 Aug 2016 - 10 Feb 2017

1 Jan 2016 - 27 May 2016

21 Apr 2016 - 21 Sep 2016

 

Deakin College Trimester 1

6 Mar 2017

Deakin College Trimester 2

3 Jul 2016

Deakin College Trimester 3

30 Oct 2016

2015 DUELI Fees:

Melbourne Burwood Campus Geelong Waterfront Campus
  • Enrolment fee: A$250
  • Tuition fee A$385 per week
  • Enrolment fee: A$250
  • Tuition fee A$370 per week