Graduate Certificate in Education (TESOL) (E5I)

Overview  2015

ATAR

ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

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Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2

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Duration
Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years
Entry requirements
ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

: See entry requirements
Course code
CRICOS: 081476D
Current students
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Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
This course enables teachers to extend and update their knowledge in the TESOL area. The Graduate Certificate in Education (TESOL) has international standing and is seen as a prestigious qualification for educators who wish to become leaders in TESOL. 

The units are offered face-to-face in Launceston and externally on-line. 

The course has been designed to provide a comprehensive and contemporary examination of the most salient matters concerning English language learning and teaching. Course provision offers flexibility as a primary tenet, allowing participants to move between delivery modes to meet specific requirements. The MEd TESOL course is provided fully online, or on-campus in Launceston. Further flexibility is achieved through the design of assignments to meet the needs and requirements of individuals. Professional and academic scholarship is a high priority, and  participants are encouraged to engage in a scholarly approach within a community of learners.

The course is available to international students, please refer to International Future Students webpage.

Career outcomes

Graduates can expect to be employed in migrant education centres and as teachers of English in non-English speaking countries overseas.

Course structure

Schedule

Any four units from:

This unit addresses salient issues in second language learning, globally. Second language within this unit refers to any language learned in addition to a first language. Issues include: linguistic issues in language acquisition; linguistic awareness; socio-political impacts and effects of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores linguistics as an academic discipline and in particular its relevance to language learning and teaching. The unit includes: sociolinguistics, psycho and neuro-linguistics; language descriptions and grammars; phonetics; phonology; morphology; syntax; semantics; pragmatics; discourse analysis; semiotics.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores the complex relationship between language and culture, and considers both in terms of linguistic and cultural diversity. The unit applies understandings of each to the teaching and learning of language. An emphasis is placed on understanding 'culture'…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores a range of approaches to English language learning and teaching including effective teaching strategies and techniques for teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening. The unit will also study the nature of the second language teaching methodology in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit focuses on the following TESOL curriculum and assessment issues: historical, philosophical and socio-political influences on curriculum design; curriculum in colonial and post-colonial eras; curricula for English as an international language; digital technologies and curriculum initiatives; processes in curriculum…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit investigates the implementation of current digital technologies in TESOL and considers the future of language learning and teaching utilising technology. The unit will include: language learning and the internet; interactive whiteboard technology; software and apps supporting learning and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides the opportunity to carry out a practical project which strongly reflects students` interests in any aspect in the broad area of language education. It could be based on a case study (eg A migrant learning English, an international student…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit considers the impact of literature and literacies on language learning and teaching. The unit will include: language and the brain; encoding, decoding and the 4 resources model; the power of language – bigotry and indoctrination; cultural and linguistic…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit focuses upon an exploration of the scope of English for specific purposes (ESP) and the related learning and teaching within the specialities. Areas focused upon include: language analysis of English for Specific Purposes; the scope of ESP; learning…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is for the supported and assessed practice of English language teaching and can be conducted in situ, on campus at UTAS, Launceston or with a university recognised establishment locally or internationally.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

The University requires applicants for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Education (TESOL) degree to hold a Bachelor of Education or a degree in other discipline with a Diploma of Education, Bachelor of Teaching, or Master of Teaching, or to those holding equivalent qualifications.  Graduates without a teaching qualification but with extensive experience of teaching or training in TESOL can apply for admission to the course.

Full credit may be gained toward the Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (TESOL) and Master of Education.

The course articulates to the Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (TESOL) and the Master of Education (TESOL)

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA fee for 2017 is $294 AUD.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

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1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
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