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Direct entry to the second year of a range of Deakin University undergraduate degrees.

Courses Offered

Diploma courses are aimed at students who have completed Year 12 at high school or a selected post-secondary certificate or diploma. The diploma courses are accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

Diploma of Business

The Diploma of Business is your pathway to the Bachelor of Business and a range of majors at Deakin University.

Location: Melbourne Burwood

Diploma of Commerce

This course provides the foundation for further study in areas such as accounting, business law, economics, finance, international business, marketing and management.

Locations: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront

Diploma of Communication

This diploma offers a range of unit choices leading to the 2nd year of relevant Deakin University degrees including advertising, communications, journalism, digital media and PR.

Location: Melbourne Burwood

Diploma of Construction Management

Build a career spanning domestic or commercial projects, from construction management to surveying with this pathway to Deakin University’s Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours).

Location: Geelong Waterfront

Diploma of Design

The Diploma of Design builds the foundation for further study in visual communication, animation and digital technologies.

Location: Melbourne Burwood

Diploma of Engineering

A broad course that will allow you to specialise in civil, electrical and electronics, mechanical or mechatronics engineering at Deakin University.

Location: Geelong Waurn Ponds

Diploma of Film, Television and Animation

This diploma provides a direct pathway into the Deakin University Bachelor of Film, Television and Animation.

Location: Melbourne Burwood

Diploma of Health Sciences

This course will allow you to enter a wide variety of undergraduate courses at Deakin University in areas such as health sciences, psychology, exercise and sport science, food and nutrition and public health and health promotion.

Locations: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds

Diploma of Information Technology

Study this course to progress to a more specialised area in your degree such as computer science, cybersecurity, application development, cloud computing, creative technologies, game development and virtual and augmented reality.

Location: Melbourne Burwood

Diploma of Science

The Diploma of Science leads to Deakin University’s Bachelor degrees in science, biomedical science, environmental science, forensic science or zoology and animal science.

Location: Geelong Waurn Ponds

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