Master of Education Extension (TESOL) (Online Delivery available)

Course summary

The Master of Education Extension (TESOL) is a higher degree for professional educators and those who are interested in pursuing a career in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

What you will study
During this degree you will study the key theories of English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teaching, and supplement them with an in-depth understanding of areas such as second language teaching methodology, grammar, assessment, evaluation and technology-based language teaching. You can also choose to do a supervised professional experience placement in an ESL or EFL classroom.

This degree
The Master of Education Extension (TESOL) offers theoretical foundations and extensive practical skills that address the broader aspects of education and training.

This degree can lead to an English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching qualification for those employed as teachers with the Department of Education.

You will also benefit from flexible study options, allowing you to study online or in the classroom.

Course information

Study area

Education

Campus

Wollongong, UOW Online Wollongong

Course Code

3061

Duration

2 years full-time, or part-time equivalent

Delivery

Distance, On Campus

Cricos

0101659

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A recognised Bachelor degree in any area.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Students who wish to enrol in the subject EDGT838 Professional Experience in TESOL must demonstrate proficient professional and communication skills. This subject requires students to undertake 20 hours of supervised professional experience in an ESL classroom.

CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

Applicants with a major study in Education plus three years' teaching experience may be eligible for credit for one session of study (24 credit points).

FEES

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

Wollongong

On Campus

$8,856 (2021)

$35,424 (2021)

UOW Online Wollongong

Distance

$8,856 (2021)

$35,424 (2021)

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A recognised Bachelor degree in any area.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Students who wish to enrol in the subject EDGT838 Professional Experience in TESOL must demonstrate proficient professional and communication skills. This subject requires students to undertake 20 hours of supervised professional experience in an ESL classroom.


ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

English Test

Overall Score

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

IELTS Academic

6.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL (Internet-based)

86

18

18

17

17

UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.


CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

Applicants with a major study in Education plus three years' teaching experience may be eligible for credit for one session of study (24 credit points).

FEES

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

Wollongong

On Campus

$13,560 (2021)

$54,240 (2021)

UOW Online Wollongong

Distance

$13,560 (2021)

$54,240 (2021)

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2020.

Applicant background

2020 intake

2020 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

-

-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

-

-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

-

-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

-

-

International students All other students.

-

-

All students

-

-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with adjustment factors. For more information on adjustment factors commonly available to applicants, see ‘ATAR-based admission’.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2020

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2021 Autumn

Wollongong

Orientation: 23 - 25 February 2021
Session: 1 March – 24 June 2021

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 17 January 2021*
  • International Applicants: 17 January 2021*
    • *Complete applications (with all required documentation) received by these dates will receive an outcome prior to the start of session.
      Applications received after these dates will continue to be assessed for the requested session until 3 weeks prior to session (international), and start of session (domestic). Late applications may be assessed for future sessions if an outcome for the requested session is not available.

      2021 Autumn

      UOW Online Wollongong

      Session: 1 March – 24 June 2021

      Applications Close

      • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 17 January 2021*
      • International Applicants: 17 January 2021*

      *Complete applications (with all required documentation) received by these dates will receive an outcome prior to the start of session.

      Applications received after these dates will continue to be assessed for the requested session until 3 weeks prior to session (international), and start of session (domestic). Late applications may be assessed for future sessions if an outcome for the requested session is not available.

      2021 Spring

      Wollongong

      Orientation: 19 July 2021
      Session: 26 July – 18 November 2021

      Applications Close

      • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 27 June 2021*
      • International Applicants: 27 June 2021*

      *Complete applications (with all required documentation) received by these dates will receive an outcome prior to the start of session.
      Applications received after these dates will continue to be assessed for the requested session until 3 weeks prior to session (international), and start of session (domestic). Late applications may be assessed for future sessions if an outcome for the requested session is not available.

      2021 Spring

      UOW Online Wollongong

      Session: 26 July – 18 November 2021

      Applications Close

      • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 27 June 2021*
      • International Applicants: 27 June 2021*

      *Complete applications (with all required documentation) received by these dates will receive an outcome prior to the start of session.

      Applications received after these dates will continue to be assessed for the requested session until 3 weeks prior to session (international), and start of session (domestic). Late applications may be assessed for future sessions if an outcome for the requested session is not available.

      Course Structure

      (Current year structure - subject to change)

      Course Handbook

      Accreditation & professional recognition

      The University of Wollongong is recognised by the Department of Education (DE) as a provider of EAL/D qualifications for primary/secondary trained teachers. DE accreditation will be dependent upon subject choice.

      Why choose this course

      UOW’s School of Education has a reputation for practical programs and flexible learning strategies that produce highly employable educators. It is founded on the expertise of our staff and our strong ties with community organisations and government bodies.