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Why Deakin

With a uniquely supportive environment, more than 22,000 students have studied with us and successfully progressed into a Deakin University degree

Deakin College is a direct pathway to Deakin University, providing the Deakin student experience that supports successful transition to further studies at the University.

We deliver innovative teaching and learning, a positive student experience and an engagement with digital learning technologies.

Why Choose Deakin College

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Flexible Start Dates
With three intakes per year, you can choose to enter a course when it is convenient for you.

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Located with Deakin Uni
We're located on Deakin University campuses with full access to services and facilities.

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Supported Learning Environment
Access to a wide range of services to ensure you transition smoothly to Deakin University.

Fast-track Options
Complete a Diploma course in just eight months, making it possible to enter university much earlier than students studying in a conventional pathway program.

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Small Class and Tutorial Groups
With a maximum of 30 students per class, complemented by small group tutorials and workshops, you will receive intensive academic contact and support.

Convenient Transport
All Deakin College campuses are conveniently located and easily accessible by public transport.

Your Pathway to Deakin University

  • Deakin’s preferred pathway provider
  • Supportive study environment designed to help you succeed.
  • Fast-track study options available. Complete your course in eight or twelve months.
  • Highest overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities for the last 9 years*.

*Australian Graduate Survey 2010-2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016-2018, QILT.

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