Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

English Language Teaching(ESOL/EFL)

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Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree in a relevant subject area with an average of B or better along with at least two years of related professional experience.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the PGDipTESOL will demonstrate advanced knowledge of core topics in the teaching of second languages, the nature of language and the nature of second language learning. They will be able to engage with the relevant literature critically and creatively and will be able to apply this knowledge effectively to teaching practice and to communication about language teaching and learning. Graduates from the PGDipTESOL may be able to continue to the MA in TESOL.

What graduates earn

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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