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The PwC Flying Start Programme

Fast-track your Accounting and Finance career

A programme in collaboration with Curtin Mauritius and ICAEW

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A four-year 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 qualification usually lasts an average of 7 years. Our Flying Start Programme lasts four years and will accelerate your Accounting and Finance career, leading you towards becoming an ACA Chartered Accountant. In contrast, the traditional route of obtaining a degree followed by an ACA qualification typically takes seven years on average.

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56 weeks of placement

Throughout the programme, you will have the opportunity to complete a 56-week paid placement at PwC, collaborating with their audit teams on client projects. You will play a crucial role in PWC’s diverse range of activities and expand your professional connections.

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Globally recognised

You will complete 12/15 of the ACA exams and nearly half of the 450 days of work experience requirement 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 2022).

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A purposeful start

Seize the opportunity to secure a job with PwC during your final year in our graduate programme. This meaningful beginning encompasses experiences that extend well beyond your job responsibilities. It signifies a commitment to fostering a culture of well-being, continuous learning, diversity, inclusion, and professional growth.

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Exclusive network

You’ll become a part of an exclusive network of accomplished individuals within your age group. While this programme will push you to strive for excellence, those who were Flying Starters in previous years and have already embedded on that same path, can offer valuable advice to help you succeed.

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During your studies at Curtin Mauritius, you will enjoy first-rate facilities. The PwC Centre is conveniently located within close proximity to the campus and offers a lush, green environment with infrastructure that can provide you with an appealing and youthful lifestyle choice.