Education (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL)

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Candidates for the Master of Education (TESOL) must complete 48 credit points, including a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of, a minimum of 6 credit points of elective units of study, a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study and a maximum of 12 credit points of postgraduate Education units of study which can be chosen from any Master of Education program.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (TESOL) must complete 36 credit points, including a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 6 credit points of elective units of study and a maximum of 6 credit points of postgraduate Education units of study chosen from any Master of Education program.
Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (TESOL) must complete 24 credit points, including a minimum of 12 credit points of core units of study and a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units of study.

Core units

EDPG5001
Discourse and Language Teaching
6      Semester 2
EDPJ5002
Second Language Acquisition
6      Semester 1
EDPJ5013
Methodology and Language Teaching
6      Semester 2
EDPJ5016
Grammar and the Language Classroom
6      Semester 1
EDPJ5020
Literacy and Language Teaching
6      Semester 2
EDPJ5021
Developments in English Lang Teaching
6      Semester 1

Elective units

EDPJ5018
English for Specific Purposes
6      Semester 1
EDPJ5022
Research Methods in Language Studies
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPJ5023
Teacher Professional Development for EFL
6      Semester 2
EDPJ5024
English in Academic Settings
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
EDPJ5025
Bilingual Education
6      Semester 1
EDPJ5026
Language Testing and Assessment
6      Semester 2

Capstone units

EDPZ6720
Dissertation
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPZ6724
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPZ6725
Dissertation Part 2
6    P EDPZ6724

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPZ6730
Special Project 1
6    P 24 credit points of units
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units from other schools

Master of Education (TESOL) students may choose up to two units of study from the following listing
Department of Linguistics
LNGS7002
Language, Society and Power
6      Semester 1
LNGS7006
Cross-Cultural Communication
6      Semester 2
LNGS7506
Discourse and Communication
6      Semester 2