Deakin University

Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Deakin University

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

As global interconnectivity continues to expand, so too does the need for English as an Additional Language (EAL) teachers, whose vital impact can be seen across all levels of society, whether it’s in bettering business, diversifying education, or improving community wellbeing. Study a Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and get equipped with the teaching skills and critical knowledge to lead non-native speakers to English mastery. Your teaching qualifications could also help you secure higher-level roles both in Australia and abroad. Deakin’s Master of TESOL is internationally recognised and taught by experts with global experience in the field.


8 credit points of study comprising 6 credit points of core units and 2 credit points of course elective units


  • Pedagogy for TESOL and EAL learners
  • Pedagogic grammar
  • Learning global english in diverse social contexts
  • CLIL pedagogy
  • Language curriculum and assessment
  • Learning an additional language
  • Reflective practice in EAL and languages classrooms

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor honours (AQF8) degree in a related discipline
  • OR Bachelor degree in a related discipline, plus two years relevant work experience
  • OR Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a related discipline
  • OR Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

Study pathways

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

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $34,128
International: $48,564
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online), Melbourne Burwood.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

Further information

This course is not an initial teacher education qualification

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