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What are the benefits of postgraduate study?

A postgraduate degree can change your life. It will give you additional knowledge to advance your career, specialise in a particular area or take your career in a promising new direction. Sometimes a postgraduate degree is a requirement for a specific occupation, such as architecture, midwifery or law.

A postgrad degree can help you:
  • boost your salary or employment prospects
  • upgrade or specialise your skills and knowledge
  • progress your career
  • change career
  • pursue a personal interest
  • meet the requirements for a particular occupation
Not only does postgraduate study refine course specific knowledge and skills, but it has also been shown to greatly improve the transferable skills and qualities sought by employers.
Gain industry experience
Experiential learning is highly valued by employers. You will benefit from Curtin's strong links to business and industry, working on real projects and research initiatives, undertaking internships and taking advantage of events and networking opportunities.

Visit the Curtin website for help on making the decision, or for information about postgraduate offerings, visit our Postgraduate by coursework or Higher degree by research webpages.

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Updated 04/04/2019 04.21 PM

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