Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

About Deakin College

Deakin College has been in partnership with Deakin University since 1996 and has had a campus in Jakarta since 1999. Deakin College is a popular choice for both Australian and International students and provides quality pathway programs to over 70 undergraduate and postgraduate Deakin University courses.

From trimester 1 2022, we offer both online and on-campus classes!

Deakin College offers:

  • A Foundation Year which leads into Deakin College Diplomas or selected 1st year degree programs at Deakin University.
  • Diploma programs in Business, Commerce, Communication, Construction Management, Design, Engineering, Film Television and Animation, Health Sciences, Information Technology and Science, which lead into second year Bachelor degrees at Deakin University.

The Jakarta campus is located in a modern building in Slipi, Jakarta Barat.  Deakin College courses are also conducted on three Deakin University campuses in Victoria, Australia: Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waurn Ponds and Waterfront Campuses.

Yes. The Diploma courses are the same level as those for the relevant first year undergraduate programs offered by Deakin University.

There are a lot of advantages for Deakin College students, such as smaller class sizes compared to university lecture sizes. Students have more class time per week which allows greater understanding of course content and additional support from lecturers.

No. While it is possible to complete either program in two trimesters (eight months), some students opt to study over three trimesters to allow more time to concentrate on each individual unit.

Yes. Many Australian universities recognise the Deakin College Diploma programs. Advanced standing is given on an individual case basis.

Students can use a Deakin College Diploma to apply for other institutions, however, we can only guarantee entry to our partner, Deakin University.

There are many avenues of help and support throughout your trimesters with Deakin College. If you find yourself having difficulty in a unit, you should contact your lecturer and organise a time to meet for consultation. Student Advisors and Learning Mentors are also available to help with many areas of your studies and your life at Deakin College.  See the Student Hub for contact details and additional resources.

About the Classes

All subjects are delivered over four contact hours per week.  You will generally not have more than four hours of classes per day. Online classes are taught live via Zoom. All study materials are provided on Student Portal which is called Moodle.

From trimester 1 2022, we offer both online and on-campus classes!

In Jakarta classes run weekdays, 8.00am – 12.00pm and 12.45 – 4.45pm (Jakarta time).

One – but this will take a very long time to finish your course!  We recommend students take three or four units per trimester.

Once you have accepted your offer to study with us, you will be choosing your subjects during our Orientation.

No. Because of the flexible nature of the program it is possible to progress to new units whilst retaking those which have not been passed. As three trimesters of study can be completed in one calendar year, students who do not pass one or more units can get back ‘on track’ without loss of time

We are now offering both online and on-campus classes!

There are three intakes per year – March, July, and October.

Applying to Deakin College

It’s easy, just follow the link here.

It usually only takes 24 – 48 hours to receive an offer from Deakin College, but it can take longer depending on how complete the application is (all documents received, etc.).

Exemptions/Recognition for Prior Learning

Yes, you can apply for exemptions for prior learning, which includes formal study undertaken in recognised tertiary institutions, including universities, colleges and other post-secondary education institutions.

It is easy, just email us at and ask for the Exemption Application Form.

A maximum of four exemptions may be granted. Students must enrol and successfully complete all remaining Deakin College units awarded for the Diploma.

Deakin College Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are course specific and country specific. Click here to find out more.

Yes. Deakin College accepts students who are aged 21 or over and have relevant experience or other appropriate qualifications.

Fee Payment

Payment should be made by bank transfer to the account provided on your Letter of Offer. Please pay the full amount in Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) according to the exchange rate on the payment date. Payment may also be made directly to our office.  For further information regarding the exchange rate and payment procedure, please contact Deakin College Jakarta directly on the numbers provided on your Letter of Offer.

Yes, check out the following link for more information.

The Refund policy and other Deakin College policies can be found here.

Please refer to your letter of offer. You will find your ID in the top right-hand corner. It will be an alphabetical and numerical combination (eg. TOBRET1201).

Course Changes/Withdrawals

Yes! There is a Change Unit Selection application form available at Forms and Documents in the Quick Links section of this website or you can contact Student Administration by email at

Yes! If you who wish to change your course you should complete the Change of Course application form available at Forms and Documents in the Quick Links section of this website or you can contact Student Administration by email at

Deakin College Enrolled Students

Deakin College students have access to the Deakin College student portal – you should access this portal regularly as it contains important information about your study at Deakin College. If you have specific questions, the friendly Deakin College Jakarta Student Administration team are always there to help – contact details are shared with current students on a weekly basis.

I cannot access my Moodle from home, who should I contact?

Please contact our IT staff: with your full name, student ID and the issue you are facing.

Transferring to Deakin University

There are specific academic guidelines that students must meet to in order transfer to Deakin University.  These guidelines are outlines in your letter of offer.  You can find out more information from the Deakin Indonesia team – contact details are shared with current students.

Documents and forms

If you are a current student, you can find documents and forms on the Student Hub (for Academic matters) or at Forms and Documents in this website. If you unsure please contact Student Administration by email at

Graduates can request documents from

Please be aware that graduation certificates are only issued as original, paper copies and cannot be sent by email. Documents can be collected in person from the Jakarta campus.

Agent FAQs

Your student(s) can come to our campus, your office or they can do it at home on their laptop. If your student(s) want to use their laptop, please consult with our admissions team at

Yes! Deakin University follow-on commission will be paid by Navitas for all Navitas agents. Please submit the invoice to   Please make the invoice out to Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd, ABN 11 074 633 668 and include as many of the following details as possible:  student ID, student name, student course, course fee, commission rate and commission amount.

Deakin University appoints new representatives in Indonesia from time to time.  A history of sending student to Deakin College Jakarta campus will be beneficial.  Please contact the Deakin International Indonesia office at