The University of Tasmania Work Ready Program will prepare you for success at university and in your future career. Whist studying full-time Professional Accounting at our Launceston campus, you’ll be able to enjoy all the benefits and opportunities of the program.
The Work Ready Program combines your Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Professional Accounting (Specialisation) degree with a guaranteed corporate internship placement, regular mentoring, work experience, networking and training opportunities as well as financial support to help you settle in during your first year of study.
To be eligible applicants must be:
1. a full-time, commencing student and have been offered a place in the Master of Professional Accounting or Master of Professional Accounting (Specialisation) in Launceston for 2021 and accepted their offer by the relevant date nominated in the course application process;
2. commencing the eligible course for the first time in 2021. Students who have already commenced the course will not be eligible; and
3. studying ‘on-campus’ (including students who are categorised as studying ‘on-campus’ but whom are currently located offshore until such time that Australian borders re-open). This Work Ready Program is not available for students studying by distance or studying part-time.
4. Eligible courses in Launceston include:
a. Master of Professional Accounting (C7B); and
b. Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) (C7D).
5. Applicants who apply for academic credit or advanced standing are eligible for this Work Ready Program.
The Work Ready Program must be taken up in the year it is made available for and cannot be deferred to 2022 and/or subsequent years.
The benefits will be given in the form of the following:
a. financial assistance of $3,000 to support the first year of education and study related expenses (cash payment) split $1,000 in 1st Study Period and $2,000 in 2nd Study Period paid after the census date in semester 1 and semester 2 in the first year of the student’s course;
b. guaranteed place in the Corporate Internship Program in the second year of the student’s course, whether or not the student has met the separate entry requirements for that program; and
c. parallel employability program comprising workshops, networking opportunities, voluntary workplace learning experiences, training, English support and designated academic mentor.