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University of Tasmania Work Ready Program

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 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.

*Students studying on campus in Hobart will have the opportunity to join the Applied Employment Skills Program by contacting the Academic Program coordinator-



To be eligible, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

a) be a full-time, commencing student;

b) been offered a place in the Master of Professional Accounting in Launceston for 2023 and accepted their offer by the relevant date nominated in the course Offer process;

c) be either a domestic or international student;

d) commencing the Master of Professional Accounting for the first time in 2023; and

e) studying on-campus, this Work Ready Program is not available for students studying by distance.

Applicants who apply for academic credit or advanced standing are eligible for this Work Ready Program.

Reduced enrolment may be permitted with the approval of the Program Coordinator.

Current students who have already commenced the course will not be eligible.

Students who have commenced the course are not eligible for the program if they transfer study any other campus

On-going Eligibility

The Work Ready Program must be taken up in the year it is made available for and cannot be deferred to 2024 and/or subsequent years.


The benefits will be given in the form of the following:

a) financial assistance of $3,000 AUD to support the education and study-related expenses (cash payment) split into three payments;

b) a 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 but subject to the student’s satisfactory progress in all elements of the Work Ready Program in years 1 and 2; and

c) parallel employability program comprising workshops, networking opportunities, voluntary workplace learning experiences, training, English support, and access to a designated academic mentor.

Closing Date

Extended deadline 09 March 2023 (initial deadlines 31 January 2023 and 26 February 2023)


Please apply online prior to the close date.

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