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TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT)

Postgraduate Certificate
6 months
28500 AUD/full
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The Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) from University of Canberra prepares for a career in teaching English to speakers of other language, or a foreign language, in Australia and overseas.

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The course integrates theory and practice in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching, including teaching methodology, linguistics for language teachers, and a first practice experience. 

The programme

Graduates of this Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) from University of Canberra will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional practice in language teaching and learning. 

Progression from this course to the Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) and the Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) is available by enrolling in additional units.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language Teaching Methodology
  • Language Teaching Experience 
  • Language in Social Context
  • Study of Language 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


12 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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University Admissions Committee. No teaching experience is required.
CRICOS Code: 098023E

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.

Domestic: Commonwealth Support Place (CSP)


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