Course Aims, Content and Outcomes
The purpose of the course is for students to gain professional competence in TESOL for program planning, teaching and assessment. The course supports students’ preparation, innovation and application of curriculum and teaching practices adapted to different contexts.
To achieve the qualification of Graduate Diploma of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, the students must complete six units of study and be assessed as competent in all the units. For each unit of study students join in knowledge and skill building tasks investigating aspects of language study and teaching.
Successful completion of a Bachelor degree, or an advanced Diploma, or equivalent with relevant working experience (include internship).
Credit Transfer and Pathways
Credit transfer of a full year has been negotiated for enrolment in the Masters of TESOL in Flinders University, University of South Australia and the University of Adelaide.
For information about articulation and pathways, please click here for detailed information.
International Students – 150 hours per term
Domestic Students – 2 hours per week during term or equivalent
1 year full-time study
February, April, July and October
Lectures, group activities, case studies and practical support session
Mix of written assessment, report, role play and presentation
*Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) available
A variety of study mode options (face-to-face, intensive, online) are available, making it accessible for busy teachers.
The teaching program is negotiated for domestic students.
|International||Domestic||Material Fee||Enrolment Fee|
|AUD x 1 year||$18,000||$10,000||$500||$300|
Pro rata for individual units
Scholarship information can be found in the Scholarships Page
Units of Study
GDTRES801 Research & Write in TESOL
GDTDES802 Design TESOL curriculum, lessons and materials
GDTEVA803 Develop assessment in TESOL
GDTPER804 Deliver and evaluate lessons
GDTPER805 Develop personal teaching practices in TESOL
GDTPER806 Plan for professional development in TESOL practice
Additional Non-accredited units
Surveys and questionnaires*
Introduction to English linguistics*
Language and learning: functional linguistics across the curriculum
*The Unit Survey and Questionnaires is integrated with the Unit GDTRES801, and the Unit Introduction to English Linguistics with
Unit GDTPER 805.
This course is provided by Adelaide Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT) and delivered by Adelaide Research Institute (ARI)
CRICOS Provider Code: 03133G
Registered Training Organisation Code: 40312