Deakin University

University Info

Established in 1974
Intakes: Feb and July
Students : 40000
University: Deakin University
Phone : +60 326 939 121
Phone2: +60 326 949 121
Email :

Deakin is renowned for excellent teaching and innovative course delivery, a student-focused culture being accessible, helpful and friendly.  Deakin is a sector leader for student satisfaction, first in Victoria for the third consecutive year (Australian Graduate Survey).

Melbourne Burwood Campus
Deakin was awarded a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The rating indicates that the university is considered to be world-class in a broad range of areas, has cutting-edge facilities, and is internationally renowned of its research and teaching faculty. Deakin is ranked 66 in the world in the Times Higher Education Top 100 Universities under 50 years of age rankings (2013).

Teaching awards and research success

Deakin regularly does well in national awards for teaching excellence.

Deakin has achieved considerable success in ARC and NHMRC grants and the Australian government’s Excellence in Research (ERA) initiative has assessed much of Deakin’s research as being either world-class or above world standards.




The university offer full time programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in an array of subject areas including:

  • Architecture and built environment, Arts, humanities and social science
  • Business. Education and teaching. Engineering. Environment
  • Health. Information systems. Information technology. International studies
  • Law. Media and communication. Medicine. Nursing and midwifery
  • Nutrition and dietetics. Optometry. Performing and creative arts
  • Politics and policy. Property and real estate. Psychology. Science


This institution also offer PHD’s, though please contact NAS Education to discuss your requirements.  Please have a drafted proposal to hand when calling.


There are an array of scholarships available to students who fulfill a certain criteria set-out by various scholarship funds, but it can be so confusing?  Which is the best one to apply for?  .


Scholarships can be provided by various sources including:

  • Institutions
  • Local Governments
  • Foreign Governments
  • Other Private Funds.

To find out more information about the best scholarship for you, please contact us.  In the interim, we have provided you with a web link to the institutional scholarship pages for your convenience.


The nearest airport to the main campus is Melbourne International Airport.

The main industries according to Wikipedia are:

  • Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Research
  • IT
  • Education
  • Logistics and Transportation


RANDOM FACT: Under local Melbourne by-laws, it is an offence to drive your goat (or dog) harnessed or attached to a vehicle in a public place.

The best way to reach out to any institution is through social media by contacting current students and alumni.  Whilst NAS Education are more than happy to introduce you to other students that have applied from Malaysia, we have collated these links to help you along.