Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics and TESOL

University of Technology Sydney

This course provides learners with the opportunity to gain knowledge over the professional domains of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and applied linguistics through an initial TESOL teaching qualification. This course is suitable for postgraduate students who wish to obtain an initial TESOL teaching qualification and advanced and integrated knowledge of language and literacy education, as well as its application in their areas of practice. The course includes a practicum placement with an accredited language teaching organisation in Australia or selected overseas institutions.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Postgraduate
Campus/Location: City
Institution CRICOS: 00099F


  • Introduction to Language
  • TESOL-methodology
  • TESOL-practicum
  • Language development

About us

UTS is Sydney’s city university – we’re situated in the heart of one of the world’s great cities, surrounded by Sydney’s creative and digital industry precincts. We’ve created a world-class campus of vibrant, interconnected student spaces. Take advantage of our award-winning buildings, state-of-the-art facilities and sustainable design.

We’re a young university, but we’re already making a name for ourselves. UTS is the top young university in Australia, according to the QS Top 50 Under 50 2019 and the Times Higher Education Young University rankings 2018 – and we’re ranked #10 (QS) and #16 (THE) globally as well. Not bad for an institution that’s just 30 years old.


Life in a new city can be challenging – but we provide support services to help you along the way, many of which are free. Our student services include:

  • English language support
  • Study support
  • Career development
  • Confidential medical and counselling services
  • Sports organisations and facilities
  • Peer networking and peer support opportunities
  • Housing support.


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