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Language Teaching

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
21480 USD/year
5217 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Specialise in teaching English or another language as a second or foreign language with this Postgraduate Diploma in Language Teaching from University of Auckland.

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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.


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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

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

    21480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21480 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5217 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5217 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,566.80
  • International: NZ$35,035


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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Language Teaching
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