Deakin University

 

 


 

Deakin University offers a brilliant education where students are and where they want to go – in their lives and in their careers. Deakin is Australia’s eighth largest university with over 53 000 students from more than 100 countries, with one quarter choosing to study wholly online at our Cloud Campus.

Deakin excels in research, ranking in the top two per cent of universities in the world in fields including nutrition, information technology and carbon fibre.^ Deakin is also a leader in the quality of teaching and learning, ranking first for student satisfaction in the state of Victoria, Australia for six consecutive years (Australian Graduate Survey, 2010-2015). Deakin University offers you a personalised experience with premium digital engagement, creating the power and opportunities to live in a connected and evolving world.

Deakin is Australia’s premier university in driving the digital frontier – to enable globally connected education for the jobs of the future, and research that makes a difference to the communities we serve.

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Aug 7th 2017

It’s well known that good early nutrition is vital to the development, health and wellbeing of children, but what does this mean? The birth of a child is exciting and exhilarating. It can also be stressful and confusing.

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Jul 10th 2017

Identify your key strengths and skills, and learn how to sell them and yourself. Most people change their jobs multiple times during the course of their working lives. Many make dramatic career shifts. Identifying your transferable generic skills is key to making the most of this agile employment marketplace.

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Jul 10th 2017

Learn the basic principles and approaches to responding to humanitarian emergencies with this free online course. Earthquake, flood, fire, famine and conflict — we seem to be hearing more about these things every day, and watching as they impact communities all over the world. Fortunately, there are many organisations made up of dedicated people who are trained and ready to assist communities affected by disasters.

Average: 4.2 (6 votes)

Jul 10th 2017

Leadership is a term often used, and often misunderstood. Learn what being a leader means and how you can practice leadership. In this course over the next two weeks, we look to answer the question: ‘What is leadership?’ In the first week we explore two fundamental perspectives on leadership: leader as a person and leadership as a practice.

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Jul 10th 2017

How does gender relate to international and community development? Find out with this online course. What does gender have to do with international development? Is ‘woman’ the centre point of gender and development? What is it that brings gender and development together?

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Jul 10th 2017

Explore the factors that influence property values and house prices with this online course. Our homes provide shelter, sanctuary and comfort, but they’re also a source of wealth. So what makes some properties more valuable than others? Find out with this course.

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May 1st 2017

Examine the concepts of health, wellness and holism and understand what it means to have an illness like diabetes. Diabetes is recognised as the world’s fastest growing chronic condition, with an estimated 422 million people living with it worldwide. This online course examines the concepts of health, wellness and holism, to find out what it means to have a chronic illness like diabetes.

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Mar 6th 2017

Discover what common cyber threats and attacks face small and medium enterprises, and what you can do to prevent them. Almost daily we hear about cyber attacks on large organisations, but we rarely hear much about similar attacks on small and medium enterprises. This doesn’t mean that they’re not happening. In this course, you’ll explore some of the common cyber threats facing small and medium enterprises, what a cyber attack means, and what practical tools and strategies you can put in place to prevent them.

Average: 5.7 (6 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

Explore the latest research with experienced clinicians to understand the causes, types and treatments of diabetes. Diabetes is recognised as the world’s fastest growing chronic condition, with an estimated 422 million people living with diabetes worldwide in 2015.

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Mar 6th 2017

Learn the value of information to businesses and how it can give you a competitive advantage. Apple, Facebook and Google are three of today’s most vibrant companies. And they have something in common: they understand that the value of their business is built on what they know about their business and their customers, and this gives them their competitive advantage. Information is the key to contemporary business success.

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Dec 5th 2016

As our lifespans increase, more and more of us are faced with the question: how can we care for older people more effectively? Deakin University has developed a partnership model of care that aims to build stronger and more beneficial relationships between older people and those who care for them. The aim of the partnership model is to ensure that healthcare services are more responsive to the needs and preferences of older people within a variety of care settings.

Average: 4 (4 votes)