About the program
The Master of Arts (TESOL) program provides language teacher education in teaching and learning English as a Second/Additional Language. The program aims to prepare prospective teachers of English as a Second Language for their future career and to assist current TESOL teachers in extending their professional knowledge. Subject contents cover theoretical aspects of language, language teaching, language acquisition and the practical applications of these in language teaching. The Master of Arts (TESOL) prepares teachers for the international career in the diverse global world.
The program prepares students for work in diverse educational contexts. Our graduates teach English as a Second/Additional Language at all levels, from primary to tertiary, across the globe. In Australia, the program is designed to meet the teaching standard of ELICOS, university language institutes and other language teaching colleges. (For details of English language teacher qualifications in Australia, visit the National ELT Accreditation Scheme website http://www.neas.org.au/
). Our graduates also find employment in areas where the knowledge about languages and cultures is highly valued including other pedagogical careers as well as politics, diplomacy, economics, trade and drama.
Additional minimum requirements
Students require either a PC, Mac desktop or laptop computer with PDF reader installed. Microsoft office is desirable but not essential.
Access to a webcam, speakers and microphone are essential. A headset device (mic & headphones) is recommended but not essential. Please note that many computers may have these built in already, please check with your supplier before purchasing additional items.
Mobile devices like Android and Apple devices have Applications (apps) for you to download for online study; these have limited operation and may not be suitable for some tutorials.
English language proficiency requirements
As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English Language Proficiency Requirements for university study https://bond.edu.au/future-students/study-bond/how-apply/information-international-students/english-language-requirements
Find out how to apply here https://bond.edu.au/future-students/study-bond/how-apply
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Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree or equivalent in education, language, linguistics, applied linguistics or language related disciplines at an approved institution; OR Recognised qualification in teacher education; or hold an undergraduate degree, plus a certification in TESOL plus a minimum five years experience in teaching English.