Deakin University, Australia

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Minimum IELTS Score

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Undergraduate: 6
Postgraduate: 6.5
Minimum TOEFL Score

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Undergraduate: (Paper based) 550
Postgraduate: (Paper based) 577
Undergraduate: (Internet based) 60
Postgraduate: (Internet based) 79
Annual Living Costs

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Accommodation Rs 7,79,407 per year
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Deakin University

Melbourne Burwood Campus

221 Burwood Highway




Located in Victoria, Australia

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INSTITUTION INFO: Deakin at a Glance

Deakin is a highly ranked and multi-award winning university with world-class research facilities, as well as:

  • Expert lecturers and researchers
  • Beautiful campuses with state of the art teaching and learning facilities
  • Comprehensive academic and support programs including accommodation, job and careers support, health and sporting programs.
  • Highly satisfied students and successful graduates 

Deakin is Australia's ninth largest university with over 43,000 students, of whom approximately one in five are international students from over 100 countries.

Deakin’s rankings

Deakin has received many academic awards and high rankings by various independent research organisations, including:

  • Ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide according to THE and QS University rankings* 
  • Ranked 59 in the world in the THE2014 ‘100 Under 50’ rankings
  • Ranked 23 in the world in the discipline of Education and Training in the 2014 QS Discipline rankings 
  • Top 100 in the world in Politics in the 2014 QS Discipline rankings 
  • Top 150 in the world in Accounting and Finance, Psychology, History and Archaeology, Sociology Law and Legal Studies in the 2014 QS Discipline rankings 
  • Top 200 in the world in Communication and Media Studies in the 2014 QS Discipline rankings 
  • Ranked 3rd in the world for Sports Management in the Sports Business International 2014 Postgraduate Sports Course Rankings.
  • 5-star rated university, awarded by the prestigious university ranking organization Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in 2013
  • Australian leader for student satisfaction, first in Victoria and third in Australia (Australian Graduate Survey)
  • Highest number of Australian Learning and Teaching Council awards in 2011
  • 9th largest number of grants awarded by the Australian Research Council Linkage Round for 2012 Funding.

*UNESCO world list of universities and institutions of higher education.

Quality Study Options

Deakin offers 550 courses across a range of disciplines in undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs.

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Deakin University accepts IELTS
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4 stars - Based on 51 reviews

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Posted by Anonymous

My life is really interesting here. The car park is big and there is plenty of space. I like attending the lectures as they are very informative. Attending lectures is a must and there are lots of things to do in the campus.

Posted by Kunal

It is fun here and I am enjoying the kick off parties. Good to have a lot of friends around and working hard on the side as that is what I am here for. The university provides good facilities for the international students here which is an added ...

Posted by Sumit

My advice for a potential student wanting to come here for their studies is to study hard and be good. It is good to have fun in your university days but it is also the time of your life when you seriously need to focus on your career so take yo ...

Posted by Neha

The placements you get for hospitals is not enough choice you get. The good places are choosen before you login eventhough you are quick enough.

Posted by Rakesh

I am enjoying the climate, the people and the study culture in Melbourne and here at Deakin University. My advice to the prospective students is come here to study and enjoy your life.

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