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There are no further intakes planned for 2015. Applications will resume for 2016 shortly.

Professional Year Program

Swinburne College, in association with the relevant professional bodies is pleased to offer the following Professional Year Programs.

  • Australian Computer Society (ACS) Professional Year Program
  • Skilled Migration Internship Program - Accounting (SMIPA) 

Are you looking for a competitive edge in the Australian workforce?

The Professional Year will enhance your employability, help you develop effective communication techniques and market yourself to potential employers.

Through the program you will gain invaluable exposure to the Australian workplace culture and develop the necessary skills to find and keep a job in Australia. In the Swinburne Professional Year Program you will undertake a 12-week industry internship. Swinburne will arrange the internship placement for you and guide you through the entire process. Our Professional Year Programs are offered in Accounting and Computer Science and have been developed with:


CPA Australia
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
Institute of Public Accountants

All Professional Year and SMIPA programs at Swinburne have been approved by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). Successful completion of a Professional Year or SMIPA program may result in you being awarded 5 points towards your EOI for migration assessment.

The Program runs for 44-52 weeks and includes:

  • Units in:
    • Entry and Advancement in the Australian Workplace
    • Communication and Performance in the Australian Workplace
  • A 12-week industry internship
  • Networking opportunities
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Ongoing career support after the program

Special Offer

If you are a Swinburne University graduate, you will receive a discount of 10% on the whole program.

#(Discounts available for applicants to the Skilled Migration Internship Program – Accounting (SMIPA) only.)

PYP student

More Information

Brochure coming soon.

Learn more about the Professional Year Program SMIPA
Learn more about the Professional Year Program ACS
Download application form

For more information please email
T: 1800 897 973 (within Australia)
+61 3 86767002 (outside Australia)

Proessional Year


Swinburne College programs are available to local and international students. Domestic students should visit for more information about Swinburne courses.