How to apply - International Students

Apply through VTAC

If you are a temporary resident currently studying an Australian Year 12* or International Baccalaureate in Australia or New Zealand, applications for a Trimester 1 entry must be made through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).

Online VTAC applications open in August for students starting in the following year.

*For example: VCE, VCAL, HSC, NTCE, QLD Senior Certificate, SACE, TCE, WACE. Contact VTAC directly for more information about the application process. After the VTAC process is complete, students can apply directly to Deakin College.

Deakin College VTAC Codes

Course International Students

Diploma of Commerce (Burwood)


Diploma of Commerce (Geelong Waterfront)


Diploma of Computing (Burwood)


Diploma of Engineering (Geelong Waurn Ponds)


Diploma of Health Sciences (Burwood)


Diploma of Health Sciences (Geelong Waurn Ponds)


Diploma of Management (Burwood)


Diploma of Media and Communication (Burwood)


Diploma of Science (Geelong Waurn Ponds)


Apply directly to Deakin College

If you are an international student already studying in Australia, you may apply directly to Deakin College for intakes in Trimester 2 and Trimester 3.


Apply through an Education Agent

Deakin College appoints education agents as representatives to help you with your application to study with us.

For students who need help with selecting a Deakin College course or campus, or require assistance with applying for a visa, speaking to a Deakin College appointed education agent ensures your enrolment is as easy and efficient as possible.

You can find a list of our authorised education agents here.