1 to 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
$22,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee
Students with 40 credit points advanced standing are only eligible for the Trimester 1 and 2 intakes. Students with 80 credit points advanced standing are only eligible for the Trimester 1 intake.
The Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) provides academic and pedagogical foundations for professionals who are or will be involved in work that focuses on the learning and teaching of English as a second or foreign language. The degree provides a qualification in the teaching of English in a variety of contexts with a strong focus on teaching in the Asia-Pacific region.
The program content is internationalised and intercultural, focusing on the development of a knowledge base and analytical skills that will enable graduates to operate in a range of roles involving the need to understand how second and foreign languages are learned. The course includes an independent study component requiring the knowledge and application of research principles and practices relating to professional work or learning in TESOL.
Please note that this program does not lead to teacher registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.
The Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages offers a range of different durations depending on your previous studies:
|If you have:||You may be eligible to complete this program in:|
|Bachelor, any discipline||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Bachelor, related discipline
Graduate Certificate, related discipline
|1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent (with 40 credit points of advanced standing)|
|Bachelor Honours, related discipline
Graduate Diploma, related discipline
|1 year full-time or part-time equivalent (with 80 credit points of advanced standing)|
|3016||Graduate Certificate in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages||Nathan, Online||Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3|
|5727||Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (this program)||Nathan, Online||Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3|
Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.
The Master of TESOL is offered full-time, part-time and on-campus at Nathan. All courses are also offered online.
The University's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing policy is under review and consultation and will be suspended from 14/4/2022. Please visit Studying amid COVID-19 for more information.
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.
Graduates may find employment opportunities locally or overseas, teaching English as a second or foreign language, or working in leadership positions in language teaching institutions. You may find opportunities at TAFE or technical colleges, university language centres, private language schools and language teaching institutions for migrants.
There are many rewarding career choices for graduates with this Master of TESOL degree, including:
The Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is endorsed by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS).
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.
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 Student Connect 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.
This program has been approved by the Australian Government for student income support (for example, Youth Allowance and Austudy). Students should contact Centrelink for more information about their eligibility for student income support payments.