Deakin University
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Deakin University reviews

(4.18) 150 reviews

Deakin University ratings

Average ratings based on 150 reviews
Overall Rating
4.18
Job Prospects
3.80
Teachers
4.11
Course Work
4.16
Time Worthy
3.88
Money Worthy
3.87
Friend Test
4.34
Support
4.19
Facilities
4.49
Industry Contacts
3.63

A little bit about Deakin

The major campus for Deakin is in Burwood, a suburb in Melbourne. Deakin also has Waurn Ponds & Waterfront campuses in Geelong as well as a Warrnambool campus.

We have reviews across a range of topics, with plenty across humanities, law, business, education, health and science.

Some of the advice that students give in their reviews include:
participate in any group you can (class, clubs, society, etc);
making friends makes group work easier;
ask as many questions to tutors and lecturers, course advisors, etc;
get into university life as much as you can;
watch out for parking;
don't forget, you're there to study and grades can matter for grad positions.

You can find out more about how Deakin is as a uni by reading the reviews below.

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Positive: great learning experience, challenged my critical thinking and taught me life skills that i use in my job now

Negative: stressful around exam time especially with meeting hurdle requirements

My advice to future students is: Study something that you love and when things get hard always remember why you are studying it in the first place

Completed in 2015

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Positives: This course was very engaging and the different units varied in levels of difficulty. There was also a broad range of subjects - touching on topics such as child development to biological psychology. All of which were very interesting and provided with many materials to study.

Negatives: I personally did not find the tutors or the lecturers to be very welcoming. I was not able to connect with them pass a "student/teacher" relationship, therefore it prevented me from being comfortable with asking them about prospective jobs, referrals for relevant external courses or jobs. Also, some of the assignments for a few of the subjects did not seem 100% relevant and/or it was far too difficult with the limited assistance/instructions provided by the faculty.

My advice to future students: It is definitely a worthwhile course. Although my core subjects were psychology related, my course being an Arts degree allowed me to have an arts elective which gives a lot more freedom to the students and also touch on other topics of interest.

Completed in 2018

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