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University of Wollongong

Wollongong , New South Wales ,Australia

Master of Education Extension (TESOL) (Online Delivery available)

The Master of Education Extension (TESOL) is a higher degree for professional educators and those who are interested in pursuing a career in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). This degree can be tailored to suit individual career goals by combining TESOL studies with further study in either Educational Leadership or Digital Technologies for Learning.

What you will study
During this degree you will study the key theories of English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teaching, and supplement them with an in-depth understanding of areas such as second language development, grammar, assessment, evaluation and technology-based language teaching. You can also choose to do a supervised professional experience placement in an ESL or EFL classroom.

This degree
The Master of Education Extension (TESOL) offers theoretical foundations and extensive practical skills that address the broader aspects of education and training.

This degree can lead to an English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching qualification for those employed as teachers with the Department of Education.

You will also benefit from flexible study options, allowing you to study online or in the classroom.

Campus Information

Wollongong

UOW’s main Wollongong campus is set in native Australian bush and is one of the most picturesque university campuses in Australia. Less than two kilometres east is UOW’s Innovation Campus – a research and technology precinct that houses innovative organisations as well as some of UOW’s leading research institutes.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 8

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call from Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
15 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

We provide resources, programs, events and services to help students to establish appropriate career goals and to identify pathways and strategies to achieve those goals.
University of Wollongong support students in the following ways:

1. ORGANISE JOB FAIRS
2. JOB BOARD
3. CAREERS EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
4. WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING

PSW Opportunity

Students can get 2 years PSW visa if they complete the studies from Sydney Camus and 3 years PSW visa if the course is completed from Wollongong Campus.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

A recognised Bachelor degree in any area.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Students who wish to enrol in the subject EDGT838 Professional Experience in TESOL must demonstrate proficient professional and communication skills. This subject requires students to undertake 20 hours of supervised professional experience in an ESL classroom.
 
ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS
The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:
 
English Test
Overall Score
 
Reading
 
Writing
 
Listening
 
Speaking
 
IELTS Academic
6.5
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
TOEFL (Internet-based)
86
 
18
 
18
 
17
 
17
 
UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)
 
Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.
 
CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING
Applicants with a major study in Education plus three years' teaching experience may be eligible for credit for one session of study (24 credit points).