The Graduate Certificate in TESOL provides graduates with a professional qualification for teaching English to speakers of other languages. TESOL at Western is offered at the new Parramatta City campus. Western TESOL values bi and multilingualism, with our staff having extensive experience and expertise in the fields of TESOL, linguistics and languages.
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TESOL at Western
The School of Humanities and Communication Arts works closely with The College and other language teaching providers in Sydney to organise internship placements, to access current industry trends, resources and expertise in teaching methodology, and to identify resources and trends in the field.
The new Western internship program leads the field in connecting students with language teaching providers in Sydney. A TESOL qualification is a means of combining work and travel opportunities, with employment opportunities readily available in Australia and other countries.The Graduate Certificate in TESOL equips you with an internationally valued skill set, enabling you to communicate and exchange ideas with people of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and to learn more about other cultures and languages.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $21,060*
Delivery: On campus
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As a TESOL graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Writer or publisher
- Communication and media
- Cultural and heritage organisations
- Psychology and counselling (with further study)
Teacher of English
In this role you will work with students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. You will provide targeted English language instruction to help students develop their literacy and English language skills.
Writers research and compile news stories, write and edit news reports, commentaries and feature stories for presentation in print and electronic media, and compose written material to advertise goods and services.
Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages
Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages teach classes in English to students whose first language is a language other than English.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (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 course 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 course past the normal finish date of the course 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 courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.