24 months
34200 AUD/year
23544 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) postgraduate program from Flinders University is aimed at developing understanding and skills in the area of TESOL.   

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The courses are also designed to help you develop disciplinary knowledge in the area of second language acquisition, as well as specific knowledge in the area of teaching English to speakers of other languages. 

The combination of theoretical knowledge and teaching methodology is designed to equip you with tools for classroom practice as a prospective TESOL practitioner.

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages courses allow you to study on campus, via online mode, or a combination of the two.

Your career 

With the internationalization of the job market, graduates with a qualification in English language teaching may have greater employment opportunities.

A Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) postgraduate program from Flinders University will give you the skills and knowledge to teach English in Australia at private language colleges or other registered training organisations, and to teach English overseas in schools, universities and private colleges, by providing them with a solid foundation in the theoretical and practical aspects of English language teaching.  The continued spread of English around the world has created numerous job opportunities TESOL practitioners. 

Potential occupations include:

  • private English language teacher
  • assistant language teacher
  • communications specialist
  • immigration officer
  • international student advisor
  • linguist
  • multicultural service officer
  • travel consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts of Second Language Learning and Teaching in TESOL 
  • Curriculum Development and Teaching Practice in TESOL 
  • Research in TESOL
  • Language Assessment in TESOL  
  • English Linguistics in TESOL  
  • Principles of Teaching and Learning in TESOL
  • English as a Global Language

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 060015G 

  • Applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.
  • Graduates already with a Bachelor of Education or Master of Teaching are specialised into English as a Second Language (ESL)/Languages Other than English (LOTE).
  • Students are strongly encouraged to check employment requirements and conditions with potential employers before enrolling in a TESOL course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34200 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23544 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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