12 months
46000 AUD/year
3985 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The TESOL program at the University of Sydney helps you to develop the skills and knowledge to successfully face the practical challenges of English language teaching in a second language context. Using the latest research, this program investigates the theoretical basis of issues relating to applied linguistics and sociocultural contexts of education. 


The TESOL program at the University of Sydney will develop your professional expertise and knowledge in the areas of applied linguistics and English language education whether you are, or are aspiring to become, an English language teacher of children, adolescents or adults. Note that this program does not in itself lead to a professional teaching qualification.

Career Pathways 

The specialisation offers practitioners the opportunity to develop their professional expertise and knowledge in the areas linguistics and language education, and in particular for those aspiring to become English language teachers to children, adolescents or adults.

Future study options

The University of Sydney is Australia's premier research university, and the Sydney School of Education and Social Work is a world-class research centre in education, the humanities, human services and related fields. Several higher degrees by research are available within the School

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Learning and Development 
  • Bilingual Education 
  • Coaching Pedagogy 
  • Contemporary Issues in Coaching
  • Critical Leadership and Society  
  • Design for Learning 
  • Developing a Research Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 000674B 
  • a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification and either a postgraduate English language teaching qualification or at least two yearsfull-time English language teaching experience; or
  • a bachelor's degree in English language teaching or equivalent qualification and at least one year's full-time English language teaching experience.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3985 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3985 AUD per year during 12 months.


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