Graduate Diploma in Teaching English in Schools to Speakers of Other Languages (GradDipTESSOL))

Points per degree 120
Full-time study Not offered full-time
Part-time study 2 years
Taught by Faculty of Education and Social Work
Taught at Epsom Campus; some courses offered online
Application Closing date 8 December 2016
Start date 6 March 2017


The GradDipTESSOL provides a specialised programme for early childhood, primary and secondary teachers in the theory and practice of teaching students who are speakers of other languages and those who need the academic language demands of the curriculum made specific and accessible. You will investigate effective and practical techniques for enhancing students’ language development through the curriculum.

This qualification can also make you eligible for a higher salary status (eg, Q3+ criteria apply). Ministry of Education TESSOL Fees Scholarships may be available.

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Programme highlights

  • Equip yourself with the theory and practice that inform TESSOL and enhance students’ language development
  • May qualify you for a higher salary status (criteria apply)
  • Ministry of Education TESSOL Fees Scholarships available

Career opportunities

  • TESSOL specialist within your school
  • Senior teaching role

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