Graduate Certificate in TESOL

Approved Abbreviation: GradCertTESOL

Western Sydney University Course Code: 1636.4

CRICOS Code: 061591M

Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.

From 2014 this course will be offered only at the new Parramatta City campus located at 100 George Street, Parramatta.

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2012 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Commencement Year 2011 - 1636.3 Graduate Certificate in TESOL

Commencement Year 2010 - 1636.2 Graduate Certificate in TESOL

The Graduate Certificate in TESOL is designed to meet professional development needs of those in the English language teaching field. It provides a basic initial TESOL qualification for Australian and international English language practitioners who wish to practice in the field of English language teaching. Note that the range of employment opportunities in Australia is narrower than for graduates of the Graduate Diploma in TESOL.

Study Mode
Six months full-time or one year part-time.

Course Advice

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CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta CampusFull TimeInternal See above

Inherent requirements

Inherent Requirements


Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification in any discipline.

Applications from Australian citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the International Office office. International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points from the units listed below.

101825.3English Linguistics for TESOL
101824.3Second Language Assessment and Testing

Choose one of

101697.2TESOL Methodology and Curricula
101698.2TESOL Internship

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