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) UCD Applied Language Centre
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:2021/2022 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
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Entry Requirements Our programmes are open to international students as well as students from Ireland. Applicants should meet the following entry requirements:

Hold a primary degree
• Have an appropriate initial training qualification in TESOL/TEFL
• Have a one year relevant teaching experience in Ireland or overseas
• Have an overall bank score of 7.0 in IELTS if the applicant's first language is not English.
Comment Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

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

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Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)
The Grad Dip TESOL is an internationally recognised qualification in the field of English language education.
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Subjects Taught Stage 1 Core
• The English Language for TESOL - LANG40590
• The English Teaching Context - LANG40600
• TESOL: Principles and Practices - LANG40610
• SLA + TESOL pedagogy - LANG40630

Stage 1 - Option
The TESOL Research Process - LANG40620
Teaching Practice, Observation & Feedback - LANG40640
Sociolinguistics for AL - LING40290
Meaning - LING40300
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.

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Further Enquiries Contact Name: Aoife Sheils
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 7900
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