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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Mount Saint Vincent University

12 months
13304 CAD/module
6326 CAD/module
Tuition fee
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A graduate program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Mount Saint Vincent University will prepare you with the skills to facilitate the learning and teaching of English as an additional language. 

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The field of TESOL is as diverse as are the students who come to study with us, and our six graduate TESOL programs are designed to meet their wide range of needs.

In total, there are six graduate TESOL programs to choose from with two master’s programs, two diploma programs, and two certificate programs.

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program is offered at Mount Saint Vincent University .

Professional Skills

Our graduate programs are focused on meeting the needs of various student groups to become a more effective educator. Whether you’re an Canadian public school teacher, an individual hoping to work in adult immigration setting or language schools, a graduate degree, diploma or certificate in TESOL can help you to advance your career and to improve the quality of education that your students receive.

Programme Structure

  • At the Mount, we are committed to providing our students with flexible and accessible learning options.
  • We understand that you may be working, studying full-time, or balancing the demands of your family, your career, and your education, and we’re ready to help you succeed. 
  • We welcome both full-time and part-time students, and we offer several electives via online learning.
  • As a full-time student, you can complete the graduate program requirements in as little as one year. 
  • Part-time students generally finish their studies in two years, but if you need a little more time, you can take up to five years to earn your graduate degree in our on-campus programs.

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum requirements for admission to the program are a bachelor’s degree and evidence of one year successful teaching experience (or equivalent). For those teaching in the public school system, a BEd or its equivalent is also required. Those involved in education other than in the school system do not require a BEd for admittance to the program and are encouraged to apply. Additional specific requirements may be in place for certain cohorts and concentrations.
  • Only students who show the potential to perform well in graduate studies (normally a minimum B average (GPA of 3.0) in previous university coursework will be considered for admission.
  • This degree may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis and a variety of delivery modes are possible

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13304 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13304 CAD per module during 12 months.
  • National

    6326 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6326 CAD per module during 12 months.
  • National: (6 courses) $6,326
  • International: (6 courses) $13,304

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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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