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Deakin College (Navitas)

Melbourne - Burwood , Victoria ,Australia

Diploma of Science

  • Direct entry to the 2nd year of the Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Science, Environmental Science (majors in Management and Sustainability, Wildlife and Conservation Biology), Forensic Science, Zoology and Animal Science
  • Supportive learning environment provides the best possible preparation for Deakin University
  • Study on a Deakin University campus with full access to accommodation, support services

The Diploma of Science leads to Deakin University’s Bachelor degrees in science, biomedical science, environmental science, forensic science or zoology and animal science. Graduates may work in a wide range of cutting-edge and rapidly growing fields and could be involved in the scientific developments that hold the key to the future.

Employment and career options upon completing your Bachelor degree

Work in:

Biomedical science
Environment and natural resources
Genetic engineering
Insurance investigation
Laboratory technology
Medical research
Pest management officers
Occupational health and safety
Pharmaceutical production or sales
Research science
Risk analysis
Quality assurance
Quarantine officers

Campus Information

Geelong Waurn Ponds

Our campus at Deakin Waurn Ponds is located on the western edge of Geelong and truly offers students the best of both worlds. Not only do you have the opportunity to study within our stunning modern campus, but you are also situated close to some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches and of course, the world famous Great Ocean Road. The campus is home to the Geelong Technology Precinct which provides research and development capabilities and opportunities for both university industry partnerships and new enterprises in the region. The campus is thoroughly modern with purpose-built, spacious new buildings, modern classrooms, outdoor areas and parklands to enjoy. The campus offers extensive sporting and lifestyle facilities including a running track, a deluxe health club including fully equipped gym, group fitness classes and work out studios.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call from Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

  • Deakin is among the top-performing Australian universities for overall employment outcomes. This includes having the best employment rate in the Australian State of Victoria for bachelor’s degree graduates.
  • DeakinTALENT talent is dedicated to getting your career ready and has a number of special programs in place that are aimed specifically at international students.
  • DeakinTALENT is ready to work with you from day one of your Deakin degree to help prepare you to pursue the career you want, and also to help you find part-time work while you study.

PSW Opportunity

  • No Post Study Work Visa for Courses less than 2 Years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Entry into the relevant Bachelor degree*

completed and passed eight Deakin College Diploma units;
a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 50%, taking into account all units attempted at Deakin College.

* Does not apply for entry into:

Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Laws
Where the following criteria applies:

completed and passed eight Deakin College Diploma of Commerce units
a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 70% (distinction average), taking into account all units attempted at Deakin College
overall IELTS score of 7 with minimum band scores of 6.5
Note: Please take into consideration the intakes of the desired destination course.

Entry to Diploma courses requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent.Specific academic entry requirements are listed below. Students with qualifications that are not listed should forward their application and academic results to Deakin College for assessment.

Note: Diploma of Engineering requires a pre-requisite subject of mathematics (Year 12 or equivalent)

Completion of the All India Senior School Certificate or State Board with an overall 58% aggregate

Cambridge: English Advanced (CAE)

FCE Level B2

Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI)


GCE O-level


HK Form 5

60% in Form 5 English Language


Level 3 HKDSE English


Diploma: 5.5 (with no band score below 5.5)

Pearsons Test of English Academic (PTE)


TOEFL Computer Based


TOEFL Paper Based



52 – Writing 19, Speaking 16, Listening and Reading 5

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Grade 4 in English

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Under Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 32560 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
This Institution is not directly represented by us and applications / visa support (to them) attract a nominal charge