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Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) - EDC301

Course Code: EDC301
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
UC - Canberra, Online
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Education
UAC Code: 880442
CRICOS Code: 098023E
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) prepares for a career in teaching English to speakers of other language, or a foreign language, in Australia and overseas. Previous teaching experience is not necessary. The course integrates theory and practice in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching, including teaching methodology, linguistics for language teachers, and a first practice experience. Graduates will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional practice in language teaching and learning. Progression from this course to the Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) and the Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) is available by enrolling in additional units.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the University Student Centre by Email student.centre@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1300 301 727
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University Admissions Committee. No teaching experience is required.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
2020 UC - Canberra, Online Winter Term
Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Notes for Domestic Applicants

On Campus offering: The course is only available for part-time enrolment when commencing in Semester 2. Please contact the Program Director for options. Online Offering: The course is only available for part-time enrolment when commencing in Winter Term and full-time enrolment when commencing in Semester 2 2020.

Course Requirements

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Placement Requirements

Must have Working With Vulnerable People registration for entry to the compulsory practice unit.

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching GradCert TESOL&FLT

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2020 CSP $28,500

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. Graduate Certificate courses are typically 0.5 years in duration, so the total course fee will be half the above for such courses.The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Professional Accreditation

To be advised.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Graduates of the Grad Cert TESOL/FLT will have advanced knowledge of K1 - language, and language teaching and learning practice in a variety of educational, social and cultural contexts. UC graduates are professional: Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; and display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload.

UC graduates are global citizens: Think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures; communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings; and make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives.
Graduates of the Grad Cert TESOL/FLT will have S1 - advanced cognitive, creative, analytical, communicative and critical skills consistent with an advanced, theoretical knowledge of language and language teaching and learning. UC graduates are professional: Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict; and display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload.

UC graduates are global citizens: Adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures; communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings; and make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: Adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; and evaluate and adopt new technology.
Graduates of the Grad Cert TESOL/FLT will have S2 - technical and creative skills to work as a practitioner in language teaching and learning. UC graduates are professional: Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict; display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload; and take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens: Adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures; communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings; and make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives.

UC graduate are lifelong learners: Be self-aware; adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; and evaluate and adopt new technology.
Graduates of the Grad Cert TESOL/FLT will apply knowledge and skills with judgement, creativity, and personal autonomy to make a positive and sustained contribution to the field of language teaching and learning in A2 - their ongoing professional development in language teaching and learning. UC graduates are professional: Use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; and take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens: Think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures; make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives; and behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: Reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; be self-aware; adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; and evaluate and adopt new technology.
Graduates of the Grad Cert TESOL/FLT will apply knowledge and skills with judgement, creativity, and personal autonomy to make a positive and sustained contribution to the field of language teaching and learning in A1 - their professional practice in language teaching and learning. UC graduates are professional: Communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict; and display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload.

UC graduates are global citizens: Think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures; make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives; and behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: Reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; be self-aware; adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; and evaluate and adopt new technology.

Course Duration

UC-Canberra, Bruce location: One semester full-time or equivalent. Maximum three years. UC-Canberra, Online location: One semester full-time or equivalent. Students must complete study by December 2020.

Honours

None.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

The Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) is subsumable into the Graduate Diploma in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT).

Government Support

Year CSP Places Available Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
2020 YES NO

Offerings

Enrolment Numbers

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