The Graduate Diploma in TESOL provides graduates with a professional degree for teaching English to speakers of other languages.
The program is suitable for teachers in other educational fields (e.g. primary and secondary education), and for graduates in any field wishing to develop a long-term career in TESOL in Australia and overseas.
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TESOL at Western
TESOL at Western values bi- and multilingualism, with our staff having extensive experience and expertise in the fields of TESOL, linguistics and languages.
The School of Humanities and Communication Arts works closely with other language teaching providers in Sydney to organise internship placements, access current industry trends, resources and expertise in teaching methodology, and to identify resources and trends in the field.
Our internship program leads the field in connecting students with language teaching providers in Sydney. A TESOL degree is a means of combining work and travel opportunities, with employment opportunities readily available in Australia and other countries.
The Graduate Diploma 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 $28,080*
Delivery: On campus
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As a graduate of this program you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- International business
- Private practice
Translators convert written words from one language into another. Translators must develop fluency in at least two languages and understand cultural references, the writes intent, and cadence of text.
Interpreters transfer a spoken or signed language into another spoken or signed language, usually within a limited time frame in the presence of the participants requiring the translation.
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*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.