Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT)

Course summary

Delivery Online
Faculty Education
Duration 4-6 months
Fee $1,250
Level of studyPostgraduate
StudentsDomestic only


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 English grammar and second language acquisition. Graduates will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional practice in language teaching and learning.

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Admission requirements

Students wishing to study this course must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent. No teaching experience is required.

Students from a non-English speaking background will require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with no band below 6) or equivalent.


$1,250 - full course fee

Please note this fee is part of the subsidised COVID-19 Federal Government support package and is contingent on students completing their studies by December 2020.

Fee payment can be deferred through the HECS-HELP scheme.

Course information

Course requirements

Students studying a Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching must pass 12 credit points as follows:

Required study:

Elective study (choose 2 units):

Course duration

One semester full-time or equivalent. Students must complete study by December 2020.

Unit delivery modes

Online only

Admission Period

Part-time: 1 June 2020 (Winter term) (1 subject in Winter term and 3 subjects in Semester 2)

Full-time: 3 August 2020 (Semester 2)

Commencement dates

Part-time (1 subject only): 1 June 2020 (Winter term)

Fulltime: 3 August 2020 (Semester 2)


Award(s) Official Abbreviation

Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT)

AQF Level 8 Award


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