Course

Master of Arts in TESOL

Approved Abbreviation: MA in TESOL


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1800.1

CRICOS Code: 092787J


Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


This course is offered at the Parramatta City campus.

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 2015 or later.

The Master of Arts in TESOL is designed to meet professional development needs of those working or interested in a range of language teaching fields. It provides an advanced TESOL qualification for Australian and international English language practitioners who wish to work in the field of English language teaching and undertake research-based projects related to English language teaching and learning.

Study Mode
Two years full-time or four years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Ping YangenquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeInternal See above

Advanced standing

Graduates of a Bachelor in TESOL or Graduate Diploma in TESOL (or equivalent) may be eligible for up to 50% Advanced Standing. Graduates of a Graduate Certificate in TESOL (or equivalent) may be eligible for up to 25% Advanced Standing.

Inherent requirements

Inherent requirements apply for this course. Click this link for further information

Admission

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.

http://www.uac.edu.au

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International 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 160 credit points which include the units listed below. Students may exit with a Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate on completion of the relevant units.

Exit Awards

1801 - Graduate Diploma in TESOL - 80 credit points

1802 - Graduate Certificate in TESOL - 60 credit points

Recommended sequence

Start Year Intake

Year 1

Autumn session

101825.3English Linguistics for TESOL
101697.2TESOL Methodology and Curricula
101854.1Language and Linguistics Research Methods

Spring session

101824.3Second Language Assessment and Testing
100919.2Investigating Second Language Acquisition
102335.1Contexts of TESOL
102325.1Advanced Academic English Skills

Year 2

Autumn session

102336.1Functional Grammar
102283.1Multicultural Nonverbal Communication
101698.2TESOL Internship

Spring session

102337.2TESOL Project

Mid Year Intake

Year 1

Spring session

102335.1Contexts of TESOL
102325.1Advanced Academic English Skills
101697.2TESOL Methodology and Curricula

Autumn session

101825.3English Linguistics for TESOL
101854.1Language and Linguistics Research Methods
102336.1Functional Grammar
102283.1Multicultural Nonverbal Communication

Year 2

Spring session

101824.3Second Language Assessment and Testing
100919.2Investigating Second Language Acquisition
101698.2TESOL Internship

Autumn session

102337.2TESOL Project


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