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Transferring to Deakin University

This page contains important information about how international students can progress from Deakin College Foundation to Diploma and onto to Deakin University.

Weighted Average Mark (WAM) Required:

After successfully completing the foundation and provided you have met the following criteria you will be eligible to enter the relevant Deakin College diploma course:
  • completed and passed the eight required foundation units;
  • a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 50 percent, taking into account all units attempted at Deakin College*.
*Transfer requirements may differ between courses.
  • For more information, please contact Deakin College
  • Deakin College‚Äôs Foundation Program is a pathway into the first year of a selection of Deakin University Bachelor degrees. To enter into the first year, students must meet the requirements set out in the Transfer Guidelines.
Upon successful completion of a Diploma, that is, having passed eight units, all students are eligible for entry to a FULL-FEE paying place in second year of the relevant Deakin University undergraduate degree, provided they have met the academic progression criteria below.
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 apply:
  • 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.