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You love working with kids. You’re passionate about helping them overcome language barriers. So, they can reach their unlimited potential.
If you’re a teacher, early childhood educator or paraprofessional and you want to work with bilingual and multilingual children, this degree prepares you to do just that.
Language teaching and bilingualism at Western
If you’re a teacher, early childhood educator or paraprofessional, and you’re passionate about working with bilingual and multilingual children, this degree is for you. It will give you the skills you need to help kids overcome language barriers. So, they can reach their unlimited potential.
Taught on campus, the Graduate Certificate in Language Teaching and Bilingualism (Birth – 12 Years) shows you how to improve students’ linguistic abilities in their home language. It can be studied full-time over six months, or one-year part-time. Offers you real-world work placements an educational setting with bilingual learners. Prepares you to become the teacher they remember.
Top 50 Worldwide for THE Impact Rankings on Quality Education
Western is ranked 37th globally for Impact in Quality Education. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022 are based on performance against the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal # 4 is Quality Education and measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy, research and their commitment to inclusive education.
Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.
For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands
Delivery: On campus
This program is only available to domestic students. Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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This program gives you the specialist degree you need to work with bilingual and multilingual children.
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Further study options
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.