Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


Subject area

English Language Teaching(ESOL/EFL)

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Entry requirements

Completion of a professional teaching qualification at degree level, or equivalent work experience of teaching English to speakers of other languages in a formal or informal context.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will develop theoretical teaching knowledge and practical skills for working with non English Speaking Background Students. Graduates will gain a specialist qualification for teaching English language in New Zealand and overseas. Graduates may also exit with a Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages award after completing the required modules within the programme.

What graduates earn

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707

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