Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

General

Program Description

  • Course: Master of TESOL
  • CRICOS: 0101413
  • Duration: 2 years, full-time
  • Credit: 400
  • Location: Curtin Perth

What you'll learn

  • Demonstrate an ability to apply the theoretical principles and concepts which underpin contemporary TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) specific practices
  • Develop an understanding of the diverse needs of students and an ability to frame creative solutions to problems of pedagogy
  • Demonstrate an ability to access key texts in the field, analyse key concepts critically and synthesise information from a variety of theoretical and practical perspectives
  • Communicate effectively, including the ability to communicate key concepts relevant to TESOL
  • Develop an awareness of available technologies and insight into how they can be used creatively to a specific advantage in TESOL
  • Engage with the theoretical and practical implications for TESOL in a global context
  • Develop an appreciation of the value of cultural and linguistic diversity and its place in TESOL
  • Formulate and investigate problems, propose solutions to current practices, and reflect critically on the relevant empirical and theoretical literature
  • Demonstrate the capacity for independent self-directed learning; critically evaluate personal performance through a range of learning interactions; respond to feedback with a view to development as a reflective practitioner and lifelong learner

Admission criteria

A bachelor degree in any discipline of at least 3 years full-time or equivalent.

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are as outlined in the IELTS table below. Additional information on how you can meet the English requirement can be found on the English proficiency page.

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

  • Writing: 6.0
  • Speaking: 6.0
  • Reading: 6.0
  • Listening: 6.0
  • Overall band score: 6.5

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Essential course prerequisites

A bachelor degree in any discipline of at least 3 years full-time or equivalent.

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are as outlined in the IELTS table below. Additional information on how you can meet the English requirement can be found on the English proficiency page.

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Fees & charges

Domestic fee-paying postgraduate

Fee year: 2020

  • Domestic students: $18,000*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Location

Curtin Perth
  • On-Campus and Online
  • Semester 1 and Semester 2

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

Last updated Feb 2020

About the School

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