Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

304274 v.2 Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


Course CRICOS Code: 043323C
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 0.5 Years


This course provides an introduction to basic principles of language teaching and the systems of language. Students take units in Language Studies, Teaching English as a Second Language (where the emphasis is on practical aspects of language teaching andlearning), East Asian sociolinguistics and World Englishes.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A relevant bachelors degree.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applicants for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis. Under certain circumstances up to two units will be granted to applicants holding the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES) Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA).

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is one semester full-time or equivalent part-time study, with a first semester intake only.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

304141 v.3   Language Studies 572 3.0 25.0
304143 v.3   East Asian Sociolinguistics 519 3.0 25.0
304273 v.3   World Englishes 502 3.0 25.0
305917 v.2   Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 568 3.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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