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University of Wollongong (UOW)

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Graduate Certificate in TESOL (Online Delivery available)

  • Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is a specialist qualification for people who want to teach English to speakers of other languages in Australia or overseas.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time
Course Code
1164, 020199C
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$11,280 per year / $11,280 total

About this course

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is a specialist qualification for people who want to teach English to speakers of other languages in Australia or overseas. Current primary or high school teachers who want to gain additional ESL qualifications will also be interested in this qualification.

The UOW Graduate Certificate in TESOL offers sound theoretical foundations and extensive practical skills that address the broader aspects of education and training. In addition to exploring teaching methods and common grammar issues, you will also undertake a supervised professional experience placement in an ESL classroom.

This course has three core subjects and one elective subject. You will have the opportunity to progress into the Master of Education (TESOL) or the Master of Education Advanced (TESOL) if you are interested in further study, with credit for all of the subjects (24 credit points) completed in the Graduate Certificate.

This Graduate Certificate is flexible, allowing you to study online, in the classroom, or a combination of both.

UAC 935072

Entry requirements

A three year degree, a teaching qualification or appropriate equivalent professional experience. (The Graduate Certificate in TESOL assumes an undergraduate background and some practical classroom experience in TESOL.) It provides the formal theoretical component and supervised practicum experience required in a formal accredited teaching qualification.

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Wollongong

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at University of Wollongong (UOW).
83.7%
Overall satisfaction
77.7%
Skill scale
75.9%
Teaching scale
87%
Employed full-time
$80k
Average salary