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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Postgraduate Diploma in Language Teaching

The PGDipLT is a professional language teaching qualification, combining theory with practice and familiarising you with current teaching approaches.

You will become familiar with current approaches in the field of second/foreign language teaching and will engage with both theory and practice.

You can explore a variety of areas such as materials development, course, and syllabus design, task-based language teaching, the structure of language and computer-assisted language learning.

Campus Information

City Campus

The City Campus is right in the heart of Auckland. You are within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 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

A Postgraduate Diploma in Language Teaching can be the basis for a career in teaching English or other languages. It may also be useful if you already have some experience in language teaching and want to upgrade your language teaching skills and knowledge.

Jobs related to this program

  • Language teacher

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Program requirements
 
You must have completed one of the following at a recognised university (or similar institution):

  • Any degree or professional qualification related to language teaching, and at least two years of second language teaching experience.
  • A Bachelor of Arts in language teaching, linguistics, a language, or a subject related to language teaching.
  • The following subjects may also be considered for entry: Asian or European Languages. 

Further programme requirements
 
English language requirements

If you are an international applicant whose first language is not English you will need to provide evidence of your English proficiency.

You will require an IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0. 

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 36086 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: 100 NZD
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