Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Program code

5727

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 to 2 years full-time
4 years part-time

Credit points

160

Indicative fee

$20,500.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor degree or higher

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Offered in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Next start date

Trimester 2, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Sunday, 16 June 2019

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

To be eligible for the award of Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MTESOL), a student must acquire 160 credit points from the prescribed courses.

To be eligible for the award of Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MTESOL), a student admitted with 40 credit points of advanced standing must acquire 120 credit points from the prescribed courses.

To be eligible for the award of Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MTESOL), a student admitted with 80 credit points of advanced standing must acquire 80 credit points from the prescribed courses.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Exit point

To be eligible to exit the Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with the Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages award, a student must acquire 40 credit points for prescribed core courses.

To exit, a student should apply for a program transfer.

Note: The Graduate Certificate exit point is not available to students admitted to the Masters program with advanced standing.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 9 - Masters Degree (Coursework).

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Program options

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 or 3   Standard pathway  160
OR
Tri 1,2   Standard pathway with 40 credit points of advanced standing  160
OR
Tri 1,2   Standard pathway with 80 credit points of advanced standing  160
OR
Tri 1,2 or 3   Dissertation pathway  160
OR
Tri 1,2   Dissertation pathway with 40 credit points of advanced standing  160
OR
Tri 1,2   Dissertation pathway with 80 credit points of advanced standing  160

Standard pathway

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 7901LHS Language awareness for second language teachers  10
Tri 1,3 7902LHS Understanding the Language Learner  10
Tri 2,3 7903LHS Second Language Teaching in Practice (Internship)  10
Tri 2,3 7904LHS Second Language Curriculum Development  10
Tri 1 7992LHS World Englishes  10
Tri 1 7993LHS Technology Enhanced Language Learning and Teaching  10
Tri 1 7994LHS Sociolinguistics for Second Language Teachers  10
Tri 1 7997LHS Research in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 7991LHS Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Application  10
Tri 2 7995LHS Discourse Analysis  10
Tri 2 7990LHS Language Testing and Assessment  10
Tri 1,2 7989LHS Business of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Internship)  10
Tri 1,2 7987LHS Independent Research Study (see Note 2) 20

Note 1: This course must be successfully completed before enrolling in 7987LHS.

Note 2: This course must be undertaken in the final trimester of study and after the successful completion 7997LHS.

Exit point: Graduate Certificate in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (3016). To exit (after completing 7901LHS, 7902LHS, 7903LHS, 7904LHS), a student should apply for a program transfer.

Students must complete 20 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7005GIR Globalisation  10
Tri 1 7018EDN Learning and Teaching in Global Communities  10
Tri 2 7134EDN Making Sense of Learning and New Technologies  10

Standard pathway with 40 credit points of advanced standing

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7992LHS World Englishes  10
Tri 1 7993LHS Technology Enhanced Language Learning and Teaching  10
Tri 1 7994LHS Sociolinguistics for Second Language Teachers  10
Tri 1 7997LHS Research in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 7991LHS Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Application  10
Tri 2 7995LHS Discourse Analysis  10
Tri 2 7990LHS Language Testing and Assessment  10
Tri 1,2 7989LHS Business of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Internship)  10
Tri 1,2 7987LHS Independent Research Study (see Note 2) 20

Note 1: This course must be successfully completed before enrolling in 7987LHS.

Note 2: This course must be undertaken in the final trimester of study and after the successful completion of 7997LHS.

Students must complete 20 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 7901LHS Language awareness for second language teachers (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2,3 7904LHS Second Language Curriculum Development (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 7005GIR Globalisation  10
Tri 1 7018EDN Learning and Teaching in Global Communities  10
Tri 2 7134EDN Making Sense of Learning and New Technologies  10

Note 1: Enrolment requires Program Director approval

Standard pathway with 80 credit points of advanced standing

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7997LHS Research in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 7989LHS Business of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Internship)  10
Tri 1,2 7987LHS Independent Research Study (see Note 2) 20

Note 1: This course must be successfully completed before enrolling in 7987LHS.

Note 2: This course must be undertaken in the final trimester of study and after the successful completion 7997LHS.

Students must complete 40 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 7901LHS Language awareness for second language teachers (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2,3 7904LHS Second Language Curriculum Development (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 7992LHS World Englishes  10
Tri 1 7993LHS Technology Enhanced Language Learning and Teaching  10
Tri 1 7994LHS Sociolinguistics for Second Language Teachers  10
Tri 1 7005GIR Globalisation  10
Tri 1 7018EDN Learning and Teaching in Global Communities  10
Tri 2 7990LHS Language Testing and Assessment  10
Tri 2 7991LHS Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Application  10
Tri 2 7995LHS Discourse Analysis  10
Tri 2 7134EDN Making Sense of Learning and New Technologies  10

Note 1: Enrolment requires Program Director approval.

Dissertation pathway

Eligibility to undertake the 40 credit point dissertation will be determined by the Program Director and will be subject to the following criteria:

  • a student must maintain a minimum GPA of 5.5 (using a 7.0 scale) throughout the program
  • the suitability of the proposed dissertation topic and the resources available to support the candidature including availability of appropriate supervision.

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 7901LHS Language awareness for second language teachers  10
Tri 1,3 7902LHS Understanding the Language Learner  10
Tri 2,3 7903LHS Second Language Teaching in Practice (Internship)  10
Tri 2,3 7904LHS Second Language Curriculum Development  10
Tri 1 7992LHS World Englishes  10
Tri 1 7993LHS Technology Enhanced Language Learning and Teaching  10
Tri 1 7997LHS Research in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 7990LHS Language Testing and Assessment  10
Tri 2 7991LHS Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Application  10
Tri 2 7989LHS Business of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Internship)  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 7999LHS_P1 Dissertation (see Note 2) 20
Tri 1,2 or 3 7999LHS_P2 Dissertation (see Note 2) 20

Note 1: This course must be successfully completed before enrolling in 7999LHS_P1.

Note 2: These courses must be undertaken in the final trimester of study and after the successful completion 7997LHS.

Exit point: Graduate Certificate in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (3016). To exit (after completing 7901LHS, 7902LHS, 7903LHS, 7904LHS), a student should apply for a program transfer.

Students must complete 20 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7994LHS Sociolinguistics for Second Language Teachers  10
Tri 2 7995LHS Discourse Analysis  10
Tri 1 7005GIR Globalisation  10
Tri 1 7018EDN Learning and Teaching in Global Communities  10
Tri 2 7134EDN Making Sense of Learning and New Technologies  10

Dissertation pathway with 40 credit points of advanced standing

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7992LHS World Englishes  10
Tri 1 7993LHS Technology Enhanced Language Learning and Teaching  10
Tri 1 7997LHS Research in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 7991LHS Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Application  10
Tri 2 7990LHS Language Testing and Assessment  10
Tri 2 7989LHS Business of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Internship)  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 7999LHS_P1 Dissertation (see Note 2) 20
Tri 1,2 or 3 7999LHS_P2 Dissertation (see Note 2) 20

Note 1: This course must be successfully completed before enrolling in 7999LHS_P1.

Note 2: This course must be undertaken in the final trimester of study and after the successful completion 7997LHS.

Students must complete 20 credit points from the following courses:
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 7901LHS Language awareness for second language teachers (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 7994LHS Sociolinguistics for Second Language Teachers  10
Tri 2,3 7904LHS Second Language Curriculum Development (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 7995LHS Discourse Analysis  10
Tri 1 7005GIR Globalisation  10
Tri 1 7018EDN Learning and Teaching in Global Communities  10
Tri 2 7134EDN Making Sense of Learning and New Technologies  10

Note 1: Enrolment requires Program Director approval.

Dissertation pathway with 80 credit points of advanced standing

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7997LHS Research in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 7989LHS Business of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Internship)  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 7999LHS_P1 Dissertation (see Note 2) 20
Tri 1,2 or 3 7999LHS_P2 Dissertation (see Note 2) 20

Note 1: This course must be successfully completed before enrolling in 7999LHS_P1.

Note 2: This course must be undertaken in the final trimester of study and after the successful completion 7997LHS.

Students must complete 20 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 7901LHS Language awareness for second language teachers (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2,3 7904LHS Second Language Curriculum Development (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 7992LHS World Englishes  10
Tri 1 7993LHS Technology Enhanced Language Learning and Teaching  10
Tri 1 7994LHS Sociolinguistics for Second Language Teachers  10
Tri 2 7990LHS Language Testing and Assessment  10
Tri 2 7991LHS Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Application  10
Tri 2 7995LHS Discourse Analysis  10

Note 1: Enrolment requires Program Director approval