Graduate Certificate in Languages Teaching

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

This program develops specialised skills and knowledge for professional practice in teaching. This course is designed to provide qualified teachers with a grounding in the theory and practice of languages teaching


4 credit points of study including 22 days of supervised teaching practice in LOTE


  • Pedagogic grammar
  • Multilingualism and multilingual education in global contexts
  • Reflective practice in EAL and languages classrooms
  • Teaching and learning in languages classrooms
  • Teaching languages

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in the field of Education that is a recognised initial teacher qualification for the purposes of registration as a primary or secondary teacher in Australia
  • And sufficient prior study in the language for meeting specialist area guidelines of the VIT. VIT guidelines: three quarters of a year of successful full time higher education study in the language (major sequence in the language), or a statement of equivalence from an approved university.)


Endorsed by Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) for meeting the Specialist Area Guidelines for languages teaching, for already qualified primary and secondary teachers

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Burwood Domestic: $10,200
International: $14,700
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