About this course
The Graduate Certificate and Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Level 7) are qualifications designed to train students to work with people learning English as a second or additional language. The Grad Cert TESOL and Grad Dip TESOL programmes are suitable for trained teachers as well as those with little or no teaching experience, including university graduates and others who are interested in working in this field.
Admission requirements include:
- Candidates who have a professional teaching qualification suitable for registration as a teacher or who have a Level 7 degree qualification, are eligible for entry into this programme without completing a selection task.
- Candidates who do not have either a professional teaching qualification for registration as a teacher or a Level 7 degree qualification are required to attend an interview and complete a selection test to demonstrate written literacy and language analysis skills at a level suitable for classroom language teaching.
- Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0, with no individual band score lower than 5.5; or equivalent.
- Special admission may be granted to candidates aged 20 years or over who do not meet the specified entry requirements. These candidates may be required to demonstrate an ability to successfully complete the programme through a process of an interview and / or assessment.