The Bond TESOL Difference
About the program
The Graduate Certificate in TESOL is a full-time (40 Credit point) program designed to provide initial training for teachers of English as a Second Language. It provides the basis for language teaching methodology and its practical applications. The course participants are required to complete at least 100 hours of theoretical component and the minimum of 6 hours of supervised classroom teaching.
|Duration||1 semester (4 months)|
|Program type||Postgraduate Certificate|
|Study area||International Relations and Humanities|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Successful completion of the course qualifies you to teach in an Australian ELICOS institute providing you hold a recognised degree or equivalent. You will also be qualified to teach in many other countries. For more details about requirements of teacher qualifications in Australia, visit the National ELT Accreditation Scheme website.
While we provide advice concerning the current TESOL job opportunities throughout the course, we do not find jobs for course participants.
Students must complete the following four (4) subjects:
- Teaching English in Diverse Contexts (LING71-101)
- Professional Practice in Language Teaching (LING71-102)
- Language Teacher Skills (LING71-110)
Plus one of the following subjects dependent on commencement of the program and subject availability:
- Nature of Language (LING71-103)
- Second Language Learners (LING71-104)
- Language in Society (LING71-105)
- Learning through Observation (LING71-106)
- Curriculum Design (LING71-107)
- Language Assesment and Evaluation (LING71-109)
- World Englishes (LING71-111)
Bond University’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.
The total program fees for the Graduate Certificate in TESOL are:
When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.
This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.
Academic entry requirements
Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree at an approved institution.
Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.
English language proficiency requirements
As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.
Credit for prior study
Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information