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.
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Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University Admissions Committee. No teaching experience is required.
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
Notes for Domestic Applicants
This course is only available for part-time enrolment when commencing in Semester 2. Please contact the Program Director for options.
English Language Requirements
Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0
Information for Fee Paying Students
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.
|Year||CSP Places Available||Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
Typical Study Pattern
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing
- Standard Part Time, Semester 1 Commencing
- Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) (12 credit points)
- Required - Must pass 12 credit points as follows
- Restricted Choice - May select from
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.
One semester full-time or equivalent. Maximum three years.
Unit Delivery Modes
Each unit within your course may be offered through various delivery modes like on campus, online, flexible and intensive modes. Check how each of your units are delivered in the Course Requirements section.
|2020||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
Additional Placement Requirements
Must have Working With Vulnerable People registration for entry to the compulsory practice unit.
|Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching||GradCert TESOL&FLT|
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).