Where can I go?

Deakin University, Australia



City Information

If you love coffee, culture and incredible food, you’ll love the Victorian capital (and one of the world’s most liveable cities), Melbourne. Melbourne’s eccentricity, creativity and love of the arts is universally famous. In a 2017 report by Boston Consulting Group, the city was rated the top cultural destination in Australia, the third top cultural destination in the Asia Pacific region, and twelfth in the world. If you want to absorb some of Melbourne’s culture, check out the National Gallery of Victoria, the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

University Information

Established in 1974, Deakin University is one of the fastest growing research universities in Australia. 89% of its research is rated at or above world class, this shows in its rankings as its ranked 201st in the world and 12th nationally, putting it within the top 2% of universities worldwide. It has over 50,000 students and just under 2,000 academic staff members. Deakin has won Australian University of the year award twice, it has been awarded a 5-star rating by the Qaucquarelli Symonds organisation and is a sector leader for student satisfaction, being the first in Victoria for six consecutive years.You'll will grow your capacity to relate your research to the broader framework of knowledge in your area, master the ability to tackle any problem with competence and become a custodian of your discipline.

Additional Information

Additional Fees:
Insurance - 700 AUD
Visa - 560 AUD

Summary Table

Competitiveness Less competitive
Number of places open for application 5
Do UK students need a visa? Yes
Total estimated cost per semester in local currency
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10,000 AUD per semester. Check XE.com for currency exchange rates.
City type Very large city (1m+)
Campus Type(s) Urban
Where do exchange students normally live? Mixture of university halls of residence & private off-campus accommodation
Are exchange students guaranteed a place in University halls of residence? No
Which UoL semester would a student normally spend at this partner? Semester 2
Term Dates

Semester 1: July to November

Semester 2: February to June

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