Master of TESOL

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

English Language Teaching(ESOL/EFL)

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Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the MTESOL are a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification) with a grade average of B or better in Linguistics, English Language, Education or a language other than English (or another relevant degree), and at least two years of professional experience in language education or a related field. Applicants without relevant experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis and may be expected to complete bridging courses depending on the nature and extent of their previous experience and qualifications.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the MTESOL will demonstrate advanced knowledge of a range of topics on the nature of language, second language learning and the teaching of English as an additional language. They will be able to engage critically and creatively with the relevant research literature and apply knowledge from research to the teaching and learning of additional languages and to communication about language teaching and learning. The programme develops high-level skills for work in language and education policy and prepares students for entry into PhD programmes in New Zealand or internationally.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:

$61,000

Median earnings one year after study

$64,000

Median earnings two years after study

$78,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

95%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Norman Kirk Memorial Trust Pasifika Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$6,000 ($2,000 per year per student up to three years).

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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Sources

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