• Deakin University

Preparing to Succeed

Find out what it takes to be a successful postgraduate student at Deakin University.

6,632 enrolled on this course

Preparing to Succeed
  • Duration1 week
  • Weekly study2 hours

Get the knowledge, skills and resources to study with confidence.

As a postgraduate student, Deakin is committed to helping you get the most out of your learning journey.

To get you started, we’ve put together this short introduction to postgraduate study at Deakin. This course will help to prepare you for success by setting you up with the knowledge, skills and resources you’ll need to confidently begin your postgraduate studies.

Already using FutureLearn? Join and sign in with your FutureLearn credentials.

New to FutureLearn? Join and register with FutureLearn. As this is your FutureLearn account, you may use your own email address.

What topics will you cover?

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for postgraduate students who are commencing their studies.

Who will you learn with?

Bernie was at Deakin Uni for 28 years, teaching in public health and holding teaching and learning leadership positions. He recently retired and is now an Honorary Professor at Deakin.

Lyn is a Language and Learning Adviser at Deakin where she manages online resources for the Study Support unit. Lyn's background is in Teaching English as a Second Language and Educational Design.

Wes Howard is a Language and Learning Adviser who works with students in the development of their academic literacies, English language and communicative skills.

John Hamilton is a Language and Learning Adviser. He was formerly an Educational Developer at Victoria University and a Lecturer in the Student Academic Support Unit at Monash University.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021