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Graduate Diploma in TESOL

Approved Abbreviation: GradDipTESOL


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1801.1

CRICOS Code: 059714A


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


This course is offered at the 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 2015 or later.

The Graduate Diploma in TESOL provides a teacher training qualification which reflects the industry standard in the adult TESOL sector in the Australian and international contexts. The course is suitable for teachers in other educational fields (e.g. primary and secondary education), and for graduates in any field wishing to develop a long-term career in TESOL in Australia and overseas.

Study Mode
One year full-time or two years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Ping YangenquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta CampusPart TimeInternal See above

Advanced standing

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

Inherent requirements

Inherent requirements apply for this course.

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 80 credit points which include the units listed below.

Recommended sequence

Start Year Intake

Autumn session

101825.3English Linguistics for TESOL
101697.2TESOL Methodology and Curricula

Choose one of the following units

101854.1Language and Linguistics Research Methods
102283.1Multicultural Nonverbal Communication
102336.1Functional Grammar

Spring session

101824.3Second Language Assessment and Testing
101698.2TESOL Internship

Choose one of the following units

100919.2Investigating Second Language Acquisition
102335.1Contexts of TESOL
102325.1Advanced Academic English Skills

Mid Year Intake

Spring session

101824.3Second Language Assessment and Testing
101697.2TESOL Methodology and Curricula

Choose one of the following units

100919.2Investigating Second Language Acquisition
102335.1Contexts of TESOL
102325.1Advanced Academic English Skills

Autumn session

101825.3English Linguistics for TESOL
101698.2TESOL Internship

Choose one of the following units

101854.1Language and Linguistics Research Methods
102283.1Multicultural Nonverbal Communication
102336.1Functional Grammar


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