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The PwC Flying Start Programme

Fast-track your accounting and finance career with this first-of-its-kind programme in Mauritius and Africa.

A programme in collaboration with Curtin Mauritius and ICAEW

The opportunity of a lifetime...

Want to study accounting and finance in Mauritius? Why not go one step ahead with this first-of-its-kind programme in Mauritius and Africa

The PwC Flying Start Programme is an integrated academic and professional journey together with Curtin Mauritius and ICAEW. This programme provides both the environment and resources for accounting and finance students to gain work experience, while progressing to become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant, the ACA.

Registration for the programme is now closed. 
If you are an applicant, please watch your mailbox for the next steps. 

Why choose the PwC Flying Start Programme?

Flying Start Programme - PwC Mauritius

A world-class BCom Accounting and Finance degree from Curtin University

PwC Mauritius - Flying Start Programme

Work experience through paid work placements at PwC

PwC Mauritius - Flying Start Programme

Progress towards becoming an ICAEW Chartered Accountant on passing four ACA Professional Level exams. 

PwC Mauritius - Flying Start Programme

Great opportunity to join PwC after graduating

5 reasons why this programme makes students stand out 

Best of both worlds

Study for your Curtin degree while you kick-start your career and progress towards becoming a professional accountant

Globally recognised

  • Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world (ARWU 2021)
  • The ICAEW is a world-leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports over 150 000 Chartered Accountants worldwide

Work at PwC Mauritius

A great work experience with an employer of choice, whilst you study at university. You will work with our audit clients and develop your network at PwC.

Job Offer

Be first in line to secure a job with PwC afterwards as a year 3 in our graduate programme

Fast track your career

Potentially become a fully qualified ICAEW Chartered Accountant just over a year after you graduate

PwC Mauritius - Flying Start Programme

Our Flying Start Programme lasts four years and will fast track your career in Accounting and Finance while progressing to becoming an ACA Chartered Accountant. A normal degree followed by an ACA period usually lasts an average of 7 years. 

PwC Mauritius - Flying Start Programme

During the programme, you will get the opportunity to spend 56 weeks as part of your paid placement at PwC, working with our audit teams on clients' assignments. You will be an integral part of our various activities and grow your professional network. 

PwC Mauritius - Flying Start Programme

You will complete 12/15 of the ACA exams and nearly half of the 450 days through paid placements at PwC. You will also be enrolled as a BCom Accounting and Finance student at Curtin University which is ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world (ARWU 2021).

  

 

 

If you want to go to university but are also keen to begin your career, PwC's Flying Start programme offers the best of both worlds.

Can I still apply for the programme?

Unfortunately, the registration for the first batch of the PwC Flying Start Programme is now closed. 

Please follow our social media pages for more updates about the future intakes.

What are the entry requirements?

This programme is demanding and progression for each year will be higher compared to other degree programmes. 

As such, applicants need to:

  • Meet the entry requirements of the Curtin BCom Accounting and Finance degree
  • Scored grades A or B at HSC level irrespective of the subjects they studied 
  • Pass the Panel interview with PwC and Curtin Mauritius

The curriculum for the PwC Flying Start Programme blends both academic and professional experience. 

Year 1 (University)

  • Complete eight Curtin University study core units
  • Orientation at PwC
  • Enjoy student vacation

Year 2 (University, ACA and work placement 1)

  • Complete four Curtin Study units
  • Complete one ACA Professional Level exam
  • Undertake work placements at PwC - Work with audit clients and develop a network at PwC
  • Enjoy student vacation

Year 3 (University, ACA and work placement 2)

  • Complete eight Curtin University Study units
  • Complete two ACA Professional Level exams
  • Undertake work placements at PwC during which you will work with audit clients and develop your professional network
  • Enjoy student vacation
Year 4 (University and work placement 3)
 
  • Complete four final Curtin University Study units
  • Complete one last ACA Professional Level exam
  • Undertake work placements at PwC - Experience a longer work placement with greater opportunity to refine your professional skills, as well as coaching junior staff

Build an auditing career

As part of the PwC Flying Start Programme, you'll join our audit function for 56 weeks of professional work placements. This will give you an early exposure to dealing with clients, work on audit assignments, and build your network.

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Human Capital

Human Capital, PwC Mauritius

Tel: +230 404 5000