18 months
703 AUD/credit 33744 AUD/year
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This Master of TESOL and Applied Linguistics at the University of Technology Sydney meets the advanced professional development needs of a wide range of English language teachers in Australia and provides an internationally recognised qualification for teaching children, teenagers and adults, including higher education students.     

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University of Technology Sydney is a leading provider of postgraduate applied linguistics and TESOL courses, with academics who are published authors and internationally recognised experts in the field. 

This Master of TESOL and Applied Linguistics  equips teachers with in-depth research-based knowledge of topics in TESOL and Applied Linguistics. The course focuses on contemporary models of language, learning and teaching. It 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 consists of subjects that equip teachers with skills and in-depth knowledge in the areas of teaching practice, pedagogical grammars, global Englishes, discourse analysis, phonology and pronunciation, language development and language and literacy for specific purposes.


Career options include teacher of English as an additional language, adult literacy and numeracy/foundation skills in Australia or overseas (applicants are advised to check with potential employing bodies regarding employment requirements), manager in the TESOL sector and language roles (e.g. audiology, speech pathology).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 088012B    

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 the bachelor’s degree is not in one of these fields, or 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 18 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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