24 months
31900 AUD/year
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This TESOL degree from University of South Australia is designed for those who have already completed an undergraduate degree and who would like to work in a setting where they teach English to speakers of other languages. 


The unique TESOL degree from University of South Australia allows you to explore a range of educational issues, further develop research skills and to collaborate, network and interact with like-minded professionals. You will also learn about recent developments in theories, research, debates and practices regarding the teaching of English as an additional language.

Your career

Teachers have a passion for learning and a dedication to the social, emotional, physical and psychological development of their students. Well-developed interpersonal skills, patience, as well as impeccable organisational and communication skills, are key attributes of successful educators. Graduates of this master degree are qualified to teach English language in a variety of settings, from preschool to adult and tertiary settings.

Careers to consider may include:

  • English language educator: teach English language to non-English speakers in a variety of settings
  • curriculum developer: research relevant and current topics that are beneficial to student learning, and assist teachers by informing them of the most recent techniques and educational approaches
  • educational leader: review current learning and, in collaboration with teaching staff, develop strategies to enhance teaching outcomes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theorists and Theories of Learning and Development
  • Learning Communities and Cultures
  • Learning English as an Additional Language
  • Language and Culture in TESOL 
  • TESOL Approaches and Strategies
  • Teaching and Language Assessment in TESOL
  • International Comparative Studies in Education 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • There is no closing date for submitting your application


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • 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: 082450F
  • Applicants must have completed a three-year Bachelor degree in any discipline or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution.
  • Applicants who have completed a four-year Bachelor degree in Education, or a four-year Bachelor degree with studies in educational methodology and curriculum (equivalent to 18 units), are eligible to enter the program with 0.5 EFTSL Advanced Standing and complete the program in 1.5 years of full time study or equivalent part time study.
  • Applicants who have completed a four-year Bachelor degree in Education with a major (6 courses) in English language and/or linguistics and 2 years of relevant experience in an educational setting, or a four-year Bachelor degree with studies in educational methodology and curriculum (equivalent to 18 units) as well as a major in English language and/or linguistics and 2 years of teaching experience,

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31900 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported

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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