The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) is an 18-unit program of study designed to be completed in one semester of full-time study, or the equivalent part-time study.
The course is offered by the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.
Applicants must have an Australian Bachelors degree or its equivalent from a recognised university. English language proficiency must be demonstrated in accordance with University policy. However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
This course is aimed at the development of skills in the area of TESOL. It is also designed to facilitate the development of disciplinary knowledge in the area of Second Language acquisition, as well as specific knowledge in the area of Teaching English as a Second Language.
The combination of theoretical knowledge and teaching methodology combine to equip prospective TESOL practitioners with tools for classroom practice.
The flexibility of delivery of the four topics in the Graduate Certificate TESOL will cater for the following groups:
This course aims to:
On completion of this course students will be able to:
Eligible students may be granted up to 4.5 units of credit transfer for prior study, which may include Professional Development Pathways Modules completed through DECD.
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language a student must complete 18 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the following program of study:
ESOL8001 Second Language Learning and Teaching (4.5 units)
ESOL8002 Second Language Testing (4.5 units)
ESOL8003 Introduction to English Linguistics (4.5 units)
ESOL9004 TESOL Methodology (4.5 units)
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