Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL

University College Dublin


Course Name Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL
Course Provider University College Dublin
Alternative Provider(s) Applied Language Centre - UCD
Course Code Z173
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
Grad Dip TESOL FT (Z173)
Duration: 1 Years
Attendance: Full Time
Deadline: Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 year full-time
Course Fee GradDip TESOL (Z173) Full Time
EU fee per year - €5,770
non EU fee per year - €12,200

***Fees are subject to change

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants should hold a primary degree (at least 2nd class honours or equivalent, in any discipline), have an appropriate initial training qualification in TESOL, and have a minimum of two years’ relevant teaching experience in Ireland or overseas...

Comment Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

This programme is suitable for teachers of English as a second, foreign or additional language who have an appropriate initial teaching qualification and a minimum of two years’ relevant teaching experience. Applicants should have a minimum of C1 level English.
Course Content

Expand+GradDip TESOL
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)
The Grad Dip TESOL is an internationally recognised qualification in the field of English language education.
• develops the professional competences essential to work in leadership positi...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
The English Language for TESOL

The English Teaching Context

The TESOL Programme

SLA + TESOL pedagogy

Stage 1 - Option
The TESOL Research Process

Teaching Practice, Observation & Feedback

Sociolinguistics for AL

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates of the programme aim to apply for senior positions within TESOL – posts of responsibility such as Academic Directors, teacher trainers, materials designers, examiners, senior teachers, course designers and beyond. The international field of TESOL continues to expand and there are exciting opportunities for graduates with advanced qualifications.

Related Programmes
MA in TESOL Studies FT
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Brian Rice
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 7900
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