0.5 year full-time
1 year part-time (online only)
$14,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee
International students studying on a student visa are only able to undertake this program when commencing in Summer Semester Nov/Dec 2016 or Trimester 3 from 2017. Please refer to the attendance information below for further details.
In this Graduate Certificate, you will gain a specialisation in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). You will study linguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and second language teaching and learning.
|3016||Graduate Certificate in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (this program)||Nathan, Online||Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3|
|5727||Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages||Nathan||Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3|
Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.
The Trimester 1 and 2 intakes of this program are undertaken PART-TIME only and in on/off-campus modes at Nathan.
For on-campus students, lectures will be held at Nathan on weekdays between 17:00-20:00 hours. On-campus students are required to attend all lectures and workshops for relevant courses in their program. The Trimester 1 and 2 intakes also offered in off-campus (external) mode which means that there is no requirement for on-campus attendance. You will be provided course materials online via Learning@Griffith. You will need access to a reliable internet connection.
The Trimester 3 intakes of this program is undertaken FULL-TIME only and in on-campus mode at Nathan. The Trimester 3 intake is not available for off-campus (external) students.
Note: International students studying in Australia on a student visa (and are required to study full-time) will only be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in TESOL when commencing in Trimester 3.
If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).
One of the core courses 7903LHS Second Language Teaching in Practice (Internship) will evaluate students' teaching practice as part of their assessment. Teaching practice for on-campus students will be organised at the Nathan campus. Teaching practice for off-campus students will need to be organised at a suitable location in consultation with the relevant course convenors if off-campus students are unable to attend the organised teaching practice at the Nathan campus.
You will find employment opportunities locally or overseas teaching English as a second or foreign language, teaching a language other than English, or working in leadership positions in language teaching institutions. These include opportunities at TAFE or technical colleges, private language schools, language teaching institutions for migrants.
Please note that this program does not lead to teacher registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.
An International student is one who is not:
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).
The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 40cp|
|2020||Fee Band 29.0||$362.50||$14,500.00|
|2019||Fee Band 28.0||$350.00||$14,000.00|
If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.
If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.
The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.
If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.
If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.