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Professional development courses

Broaden your skills to address the challenges and opportunities of the new working world.

Our professional development courses will help you build skills and knowledge to boost your employability and advance your career.

Why choose Curtin for professional development

Top one per cent

As well as being ranked in the top 1% in the world (ARWU 2024), we’re also listed as WA’s top public university for undergraduate employment, starting salary and staff qualifications in the 2022 Good Universities Guide.

Informed by industry

Our programs are developed with industry to help you build the skillset needed to thrive in the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

Flexible and convenient learning

With a range of online courses and short-term workshops to choose from, you’ll find a learning experience that fits in with your work and lifestyle.

Build a pathway to postgraduate study

Many of our professional development programs can earn you credit towards a postgraduate certificate or degree.

Complete multiple courses to broaden your expertise while fast-tracking your way to further study.

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Why study a postgrad degree?

  • A postgrad degree can help you upskill, diversify or change careers
  • Choose from graduate certificate, graduate diploma or master degree study options
  • Courses range from six-months to two-years in duration.

Our programs

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Executive Education

The Curtin Business School Executive Education team offers a range of short business and entrepreneurship programs ideal for both employees and keen self-starters. Develop practical skills and knowledge across a range of business areas, including data analytics, entrepreneurship, luxury branding and strategy.

Professional Learning Hub for Educators

Professional Learning Hub for Educators

The School of Education’s Professional Learning Hub offers innovative, practical and research-based workshops for educators, with the aim of building and facilitating better educational outcomes for the community by positively influencing individuals across the education system.

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Cultural immersion education and training

Develop an in-depth awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices, knowledge and history through Curtin’s cultural immersion education and training experiences designed for industry and community organisations.

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Health Industry Workshops

Curtin offers professional development workshops aimed at enhancing the skills and expertise of health professionals who supervise Curtin students on placement.

Science and Engineering Professional Development

Science and Engineering Professional Development

The Faculty of Science and Engineering offers a range of training programs for professionals aimed at enhancing skills.

Curtin Credentials

Are you looking to continue your professional learning, but need an option that fits in with your lifestyle? Curtin Credentials are flexible, globally recognised credential courses that can enhance your professional development and make you a valuable asset to your workplace.

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edX courses

Curtin offers a range of short courses through edX, a consortium of elite higher education institutions established by Harvard University and MIT. edX courses are ideal if you want to upskill in a particular career area. The courses cover a variety of disciplines, including analytics, digital marketing, human rights and sustainable development.

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