• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Postgraduate Diploma in Language Teaching from University of Auckland is a professional language teaching qualification, combining theory with practice and familiarising you with current teaching approaches.

The programme familiarises you with current approaches in the field of second/foreign language teaching, and examines both theory and practice.

You can explore a variety of different areas such as materials development, course and syllabus design, task-based language teaching, the structure of language and computer-assisted language learning.

Career

A Postgraduate Diploma in Language Teaching can be the basis for a career in teaching English or other languages. It may also be useful if you already have some experience in language teaching and want to upgrade your language teaching skills and knowledge.

Programme Structure

  • 120 points
  • You can choose from a range of advanced taught courses in Language Teaching and Learning, Linguistics and selected languages

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      Part-time: Varies
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

You must have completed one of the following at a recognised university (or similar institution):

  • Any degree or professional qualification related to language teaching, and at least two years of second language teaching experience.
  • A Bachelor of Arts in language teaching, linguistics, a language, or a subject related to language teaching.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21364 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5539 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5539 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,398.80
  • International: NZ$32,392

Living costs for Auckland

  • 1400 - 2200 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Are you an international student considering studying at the University of Auckland or already studying here? You may be eligible for a scholarship.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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