Master of Arts - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Foreign Language Teaching

University of Canberra

This program aims to build on the knowledge and teaching experience of students by broadening and deepening their understanding of language teaching practice in a variety of educational, social and cultural contexts. It enhances their knowledge in areas such as curriculum design and evaluation, testing and assessment, discourse analysis, language acquisition, research methods, and approaches to teaching grammar. It prepares students for the role of senior teacher and teacher-researcher by offering opportunities to reflect on issues of personal interests and to undertake research projects. The qualification may be used overseas and in Australia, but not in the Australian government school system unless one also has a Bachelor of Education or Graduate Diploma of Education.

Course Fee:

International: $41,250

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in any discipline with 3-years' formal relevant work experience; or Bachelor degree in a relevant field; or academic IELTS minimum average 6.5 or equivalent with no band score below 6.0. Relevant fields are language teaching, language-related education, administration and research, linguistics


36 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

TESOL; Foreign language teaching

Study Pathways:

Graduate Diploma in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching; Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 3 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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