Graduate Certificate in TESOL

Approved Abbreviation: GradCertTESOL

Western Sydney University Course Code: 1802.1

AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 061591M

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 Graduate Certificate in TESOL provides an initial teacher training qualification which reflects the industry standard in the adult TESOL sector in the Australian context. 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.

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

Course Advice

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CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above

Inherent requirements

There are inherent requirements for this course that you must meet in order to complete your course and graduate. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for this course online.

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 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 60 credit points from the units listed below.

Start Year Intake

Autumn session

101825.3English Linguistics for TESOL
101697.2TESOL Methodology and Curricula

Spring session

101824.3Second Language Assessment and Testing
101698.2TESOL Internship

Mid Year Intake

Spring session

101824.3Second Language Assessment and Testing
101697.2TESOL Methodology and Curricula

Autumn session

101825.3English Linguistics for TESOL
101698.2TESOL Internship

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