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The Master of Education - TESOL offered by the University of Wollongong is suitable for experienced teachers wishing to upgrade or refine their English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teaching skills. 

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Overview

The Master of Education - TESOL offered by the University of Wollongong offers sound theoretical foundations and extensive practical skills that address the broader aspects of education and training, with a focus on teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).

You will have the opportunity to incorporate electives from other education areas such as Educational Leadership, or Information and Communication Technology in Education and Training (ICT), to tailor their degree to current and future career goals.

You will also benefit from flexible study options, allowing you to study online or in the classroom.

What you will study

During this degree you will study the key theories of ESL/EFL teaching and supplement them with an in-depth understanding of areas such as second language development, grammar, assessment, evaluation and technology-based language teaching. You can also choose to do a supervised professional experience placement in an ESL or EFL classroom.

You will build skills to investigate and solve complex issues in a rapidly changing educational climate and conduct an individualised research project that ties in with your work, interests and study specialisation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction To Research & Inquiry
  • Theories of Second Language Learning
  • Researching TESOL Perspectives and Practices
  • Pedagogical Grammar
  • Methodology in Second Language Teaching
  • Teaching English in International Contexts

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
86 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognised Bachelor degree in any area.
  • CRICOS: 083833E

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27120 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40680 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    17712 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26568 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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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