Welcome to Deakin College (formerly known as Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology – MIBT). Since 1996, the college and Deakin University have been working in partnership to provide a leading pathway to over 40 undergraduate degrees at Deakin. Our enriched courses have helped more than 15,000 Australian and international students progress into a Deakin University degree.
At Deakin University
Building KA, Level 4
Geelong VIC 3217
CRICOS Provider codes: Deakin College 01590J; Deakin University 00113B
Deakin College offers two qualifications to suit your individual needs.
The Foundation course is equivalent to a Year 12 qualification, leading you into our Diploma courses or selected first year bachelor degrees at Deakin University.
The Diploma courses in commerce, engineering, health sciences and science are equivalent to the first year of university and lead into the second year of the relevant Deakin University degree.
Here at Deakin College, we provide the advantage of a unified educational experience to ensure you start your studies on the right path and successfully reach your goal of graduating with a Deakin University degree.
Located on Deakin University’s Geelong Waurn Ponds and Geelong Waterfront campuses, you are part of Deakin University’s community from the moment you step onto campus.
Our integrated learning and support services help you progress seamlessly into your Deakin University degree. Deakin College will empower you with a better opportunity to succeed at university level study.
Deakin College is also located at Deakin’s Melbourne Burwood Campus, and in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Former MIBT (now known as Deakin College) student – Bo from China, talks about his study experience at the Geelong Campus, and how he is working towards his Deakin University Degree.
Undertaking the Bachelor of Design (Architecture) course has been a dream come true as I always aspired to becoming a designer and an architect. Being enrolled in 2015 at the prestigious, world renowned Deakin University has been a stepping stone in directing my endeavours as a future professional into successfully delivering sustainable, durable and innovative solutions centred towards the demands of society. Reaching the Deakin Geelong Waterfront Campus as a novice student, I was nervous about finding my way to the lecture hall but was helped by a polite student representative who was very kind to guide me to the respective lecture hall. This was a wonderful start of an amazing journey and this enriching experience shall forever remain cherished in my mind and definitely helped me shape my bearings towards achieving a successful career in architecture.
“Deakin inspires creativity, innovation through technology and most importantly, helps us to become who we truly want to be.”
The well-disposed, benevolent teaching and non-teaching staff have really assisted me throughout the course as their approach has been a very considerate and good-hearted one with supportive tutors, friends and teammates all along the way. With the pioneering of new software and new technology, Deakin has pushed us to define new boundaries, new thresholds in all of the fields of study as well as in the industry, proved by its well-settled and powerful alumni and excellent teachers. Printing a three dimensional maquette or modelling an existing block of the city and assessing its performance are some of the everyday happenings at the hustling and bustling A+B Architecture studio. With those assets at hand, the possibilities are infinite and Deakin has effectively given us a glimpse of this brand-new world we are designing for.
Deakin Waterfront Campus in Geelong
The unit ‘Building Environmental Studies’ has been very exciting for me in regards to learning and self-development skills. The charismatic character of this exemplary unit did quench our underlying curiosity of finding new ways of building and engineering the right methods of calculation, whilst keeping in mind the long-term results performed by this well-thought out and orchestrated new design. I look forward to having further opportunities to engage this newly acquired knowledge into my other designs and set this as a principle to follow as a future architect.
“This enriching experience shall forever remain cherished in my mind and will definitely help me shape my bearings towards achieving a successful career in architecture.”
Hear what Deakin College Engineering student Michael, from Indonesia, has to say about his experience at Deakin College and living in Geelong. Find out how Geelong inspired his interest in photography and his advice for prospective studentts.