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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

TESOL and Applied Linguistics

University of Technology Sydney

6 months
703 AUD/credit 16872 AUD/full
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The University of Technology Sydney is a world-leading provider of postgraduate language and literacy courses. This TESOL and Applied Linguistics course provides learners with the opportunity to gain knowledge over the professional domains of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and applied linguistics.    

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This TESOL and Applied Linguistics course from University of Technology Sydney is suitable for postgraduate students who seek advanced and integrated knowledge of language and literacy education, as well as its application in their areas of practice. 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. Credit recognition may be available.  

This course is part of an articulated program, comprising of the Master of Applied Linguistics and TESOL, the Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, and the Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics and TESOL. Each course functions as an entry point and exit point for students.


Career options include a teacher of TESOL in Australia or a teacher of English as an international language (EIL) in overseas contexts (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
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 088014M    

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

    16872 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 AUD per credit during 6 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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