Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Outcomes

At the conclusion of this designated program students should be able to:

  • understand theoretical principles underlying language learning
  • understand and apply pedagogical principles relevant to language teaching
  • be familiar with current theoretical and pedagogical debates within Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • develop knowledge of research that has been undertaken in the fields of TESOL
  • be able to select, devise and use teaching materials appropriate to learners' needs.

Master of Education (TESOL)

To qualify for the award of Master of Education (TESOL) candidates must complete 8 units of study (48 credit points), including:

  • a minimum of 5 units of study (30 credit points) from this specialisation, comprising;
    a minimum of 4 units of study (24 credit points) of core units; and
    a minimum of 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of elective units from the table below; plus
  • a minimum of 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of capstone units; and
  • a maximum of 2 units of study (12 credit points) of postgraduate Education units which can be chosen from any designation within the Master of Education program.

Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (TESOL)

To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (TESOL) candidates must complete 6 units of study (36 credit points), including:

  • a minimum of 4 units of study (24 credit points) of core units; and
  • a minimum of 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of elective units from the table below; plus
  • a maximum of 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of postgraduate Education units which can be chosen from any designation within the Master of Education program.

Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (TESOL)

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (TESOL) candidates must complete 4 units of study (24 credit points), including:

  • a minimum of 2 units of study (12 credit points) of core units; and
  • a maximum 2 units of study (12 credit points) of elective units from the table below.

Course convenor

Dr Marie Stevenson
Phone 02 9351 3684
Room 814, Education Building, A35
Email