0.5 year full-time
1 year part-time
In this Graduate Certificate, you will gain a specialisation in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). You will study linguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and second language teaching and learning.
|3016||Graduate Certificate in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (this program)||Nathan, Online||Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3|
|5727||Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages||Nathan||Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3|
Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.
The Trimester 1 and 2 intakes of this program are undertaken PART-TIME only and in on/off-campus modes at Nathan.
For on-campus students, lectures will be held at Nathan on weekdays between 17:00-20:00 hours. On-campus students are required to attend all lectures and workshops for relevant courses in their program. The Trimester 1 and 2 intakes also offered in off-campus (external) mode which means that there is no requirement for on-campus attendance. You will be provided course materials online via Learning@Griffith. You will need access to a reliable internet connection.
The Trimester 3 intakes of this program is undertaken FULL-TIME only and in on-campus mode at Nathan. The Trimester 3 intake is not available for off-campus (external) students.
Note: International students studying in Australia on a student visa (and are required to study full-time) will only be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in TESOL when commencing in Trimester 3.
From 2017, to be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
One of the core courses 7903LHS Second Language Teaching in Practice will evaluate students' teaching practice as part of their assessment. Teaching practice for on-campus students will be organised at the Nathan campus. Teaching practice for off-campus students will need to be organised at a suitable location in consultation with the relevant course convenors if off-campus students are unable to attend the organised teaching practice at the Nathan campus.
You will find employment opportunities locally or overseas teaching English as a second or foreign language, teaching a language other than English, or working in leadership positions in language teaching institutions. These include opportunities at TAFE or technical colleges, private language schools, language teaching institutions for migrants.
Please note that this program does not lead to teacher registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).
The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
If the fee rate for your program is not displayed above, please contact a Student Centre for assistance.
If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.