12 months
38100 AUD/year
26500 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The TESOL program at Monash University helps you understand the connections between theory and practice, and the importance of developing strong principles of practice in English language teaching and learning. You will develop an expert understanding of the core principles of language teaching and learning.  

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Do you want to gain specialised knowledge and skills in English language teaching and learning? The Master of TESOL at Monash University is suitable for a wide range of professionals, educators or prospective educators working in English language teaching in international or local contexts, and leads to a postgraduate qualification in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).

Outcomes of the TESOL program at Monash University 

You will engage with contemporary theory and practice for additional language acquisition and advanced understanding of, and skills associated with:

  • the role of social and cultural contexts in language learning
  • a range of communicative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment and planning for teaching in various TESOL contexts 
  • the evaluation, analysis and design of assessment tasks
  • the development and maintenance of bilingualism and biliteracy in formal learning environments
  • English language education in local and global contexts
  • transcultural and intercultural learning, communication and mobility, including in online learning settings
  • the use of digital technologies to support learning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interacting with research in education contexts
  • Investigating education issues in global contexts
  • Critical issues in English language learning and teaching
  • Pedagogy in TESOL 
  • Bi/multilingual education
  • Understanding language and learning
  • Linguistically informed teaching 
  • Integrating language and content in content-based programs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS: 079104F  

Entry level 1:

  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average.

Entry level 2:

  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years of full time equivalent relevant   professional experience
  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline with at least a credit (60%) average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38100 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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