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Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL)

Flinders University

6 months
17100 AUD/full
11772 AUD/full
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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:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


18 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 053051F 

  • Applicants must have an Australian Bachelors degree or its equivalent from a recognised university. English language proficiency must be demonstrated in accordance with University policy. However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17100 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17100 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    11772 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11772 AUD for the full programme during 6 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.


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