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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

TESOL and Applied Linguistics

University of Technology Sydney

12 months
703 AUD/credit 33744 AUD/year
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This TESOL and Applied Linguistics 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 TESOL and Applied Linguistics  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.

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

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  • International

    33744 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 AUD per credit during 12 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).  

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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