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University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Sydney , New South Wales ,Australia

Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics and TESOL

UTS is a world-leading provider of postgraduate language and literacy courses, with academics who are published authors and internationally recognised experts in the field. This course provides learners with the opportunity to gain knowledge over the professional domains of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and applied linguistics.

This course is suitable for postgraduate students who seek advanced and integrated knowledge of language and literacy education, as well as its application in their areas of practice. The course has both a strong focus on practice through the supervised teaching practicums, and an emphasis on recent developments in the field of language education. Credit recognition may be available.

This course is part of an articulated program, comprising of the Master of Applied Linguistics and TESOL (C04305), the Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (C06116), and the Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics and TESOL. Each course functions as an entry point and exit point for students.

Campus Information

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Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 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

Career options include a teacher of TESOL in Australia or a teacher of English as an international language (EIL) in overseas contexts (applicants are advised to check with potential employing bodies regarding employment requirements).

 

PSW Opportunity

Post-Study Work (PSW)

  • bachelor degree (including honours): 2 years*
  • masters by coursework: 2 years*
  • masters by research: 3 years
  • doctoral degree: 4 years

 for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks)

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognized bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

If applying with only a graduate diploma or graduate certificate qualification (with no prior undergraduate degree), applicants must submit:

  • a personal statement (approximately 500 words) explaining why they wish to study the course they are applying for, and provide evidence of knowledge in the field of Applied Linguistics and TESOL, and
  • a CV including details of paid or voluntary work, or other experiences (eg special interest groups) relevant to the course.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Minimum English Language Requirements

  • Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0;
    or
  • TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21;
    or
  • AE5: Pass;
    or
  • PTE: 58-64;
    or
  • CAE: 176-184

  • Course Code: 088014M
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 06 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 16220 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: 100 AUD
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