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TESOL and Applied Linguistics

University of Technology Sydney

Postgraduate Diploma On Campus
12 months
676 AUD/credit
Tuition fee
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This Applied Linguistics and TESOL course from University of Technology Sydney is designed to meet the specialist requirements for English language teachers of adults in the Australian vocational education and training sector and the ELICOS sector. This program is also suitable for qualified school teachers seeking a specialist qualification in EAL/D teaching.

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In its foundation and specialisation subjects, the Applied Linguistics and TESOL course from University of Technology Sydney  presents contemporary models and analysis of language learning and teaching. Students study subjects that build skills and knowledge to teach English in a variety of local and international contexts. The course has both a strong focus on practice through the supervised teaching practicums, and an emphasis on recent developments in the field of language education. 

The course features flexible study options, with various classes held at times suitable for students working standard full-time hours. Credit recognition may be available. The course is designed by a team of experienced TESOL professionals who are familiar with the full range of English language teaching contexts.


Career options include teacher of English as a second language in Australia or overseas (applicants are advised to check with potential employing bodies regarding employment requirements).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language
  • TESOL: Methodology
  • TESOL Practicum
  • Language Development

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.

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

CRICOS: 088013A

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

If applying with only a graduate diploma or graduate certificate qualification (with no prior undergraduate degree), applicants must submit:
  • a personal statement (approximately 500 words) explaining why they wish to study the course they are applying for, and provide evidence of knowledge in the field of Applied Linguistics and TESOL, and
  • a CV including details of paid or voluntary work, or other experiences (eg special interest groups) relevant to the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    676 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 676 AUD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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  • International Postgraduate Coursework Full Tuition Scholarship
  • LATAM International Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • UTS 30th Anniversary Study Abroad Accommodation Scholarship
  • UTS ATN-LATAM Scholarships
  • UTS Grant for Masters by Coursework Students
  • UTS Nepal Scholarship (Postgraduate Coursework)
  • UTS Study Abroad Excellence 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.

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TESOL and Applied Linguistics
University of Technology Sydney


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