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Transform your career with a postgraduate degree

The world has changed, but your ambitions shouldn’t.
Study at a university ranked in the top 1 per cent worldwide. 

Upskill, diversify or change careers with a Curtin postgrad qualification. We’ve selected a suite of graduate certificates that are designed to prepare you for a career in industries that are important to the new future of work.

What are your study options?

Many courses allow you to enrol in a graduate certificate and progress to a graduate diploma or master degree. Alternatively you can enrol in a master degree and exit early with a graduate certificate or graduate diploma.

Graduate certificate

This qualification can give you specialist knowledge in an area in your field, or become the cornerstone of a fresh new career.

Duration Six months.

Graduate diploma

Lift your knowledge in your chosen field to a much higher level.

Duration One year to complete, or six months if you’ve already studied a graduate certificate in the same subject.

Master by coursework

A master degree sets you apart from the rest. This high-level qualification enables you to apply advanced knowledge and best practice to a range of professional situations. Some master degree courses involve conducting independent research.

Güneş Söğütlüoğlu, Graduate Diploma in Taxation

My degree helped me adapt to the Australian culture and get a foot in the door when I was looking for a new job. My Curtin degree is one of the main pillars of my educational background, which literally supports the entire structure of my career. I’m proud to be a Curtin graduate.

Curtin student, Simranjeet Kaur, looking at camera and smiling.

Simranjeet Kaur, Master of Education

This course has given me a platform to excel professionally in a way that will enable me to be a teacher in any part of the world.

We’ve always been here to help you

Curtin has been delivering excellence in online education for more than 20 years, and has plenty of support options for our online learners.

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Scholarship opportunities

A postgraduate degree is an investment in your future. We offer a number of scholarships that support you in your studies and ensure you’re best set up to achieve your career goals.

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Study support

Throughout your course, you’ll have access to a range of support services to ensure you’re best set to succeed in your learning and career.

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Your employer may be able to help you with the cost of postgraduate study at Curtin. Many organisations have employee-education policies designed to share the costs of education.

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