Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

University of Wollongong

The Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning Practices is for educators who are currently working in or wish to work in the higher education sector. The program will enhance your career opportunities by upskilling your teaching practices in the flexible and diverse field of tertiary education. The UOW Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning Practices offers sound theoretical foundations and extensive practical skills that address the broader aspects of education and training. The course has three core subjects and one elective subject, and you will have the opportunity to progress into the Master of Education (Higher Education) if you are interested in further study. This Graduate Certificate is flexible, allowing you to study online, in the classroom, or a combination of both.

Course Fee:

Australian: $10,632
International: $12,288

Entry Requirements:

A three-year degree, a teaching qualification or appropriate equivalent professional experience. (The Graduate Certificate in TESOL assumes an undergraduate background and some practical classroom experience in TESOL.) It provides the formal theoretical component and supervised practicum experience required in a formal accredited teaching qualification.


This course provides tertiary educators with skills in curriculum design and evaluation, catering for diverse learners, as well as skills to reflect on and appraise adult learning and teaching principles within a range of contexts.

Subjects you can Study:


Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong No info Yes Online
Wollongong No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Wollongong No info Yes Part time 1 year
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has earned a place among the top 20 modern universities in the world through world-class research and teaching. With an international network of campuses and regional learning centres, UOW consistently rates among the top Australian universities in key areas, including graduate satisfaction and starting salaries.par par UOW offers 450 degree programs across all levels of study (undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research), as well as English language and academic bridging programs through UOW College. The University currently has 36,180 students enrolled in its onshore and offshore campuses, including 15,820 international students.

The University's commitment to students is evident in UOW graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace. UOW continues to focus on offering personalised experiences and outstanding learning environments.

The city of Wollongong is located just 90 minutes south of Sydney - close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney central business district, but without the rush and expense of a big city. Wollongong is the primary city of the Illawarra region of New South Wales, and is Australia's ninth-largest city. More than 295,500 people live in the region. There are very strong support networks for international students and their families to help settle into life in Wollongong.

The UOW Wollongong campus lies between tree-covered mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering students the perfect Australian lifestyle. It's an ideal learning environment that helps students get the most out of their studies. With its parkland setting and extensive learning and recreational facilities, the campus is arguably the most beautiful university campus in Australia. And the UOW Innovation Campus - an award winning, world-class research and commercial precinct developed by UOW - is located less than 10 minutes away.

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