What will I learn?

The Graduate Diploma of TESOL focuses on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages to allow teachers to work in various fields. It is designed to assist experienced, as well as practising teachers to develop their careers via additional education in a specialist area.

The Graduate Diploma will provide teachers with the opportunity to add TESOL to their repertoire allowing them to branch out and apply for various positions outside of the education system.

Possible roles could include:

  • ESL Teacher in secondary and tertiary educational organisations
  • Team Leader in a group of practitioners
  • Practitioner or coordinator for workplace-based programs
  • English Language resource developer
  • Program Coordinator for ESL in a training organisation
  • Educational consultant Tutor
  • Policy advisor on English Language teaching

Students should expect to undertake the following number of hours of study:

  • Supervised: 730 hours
  • Unsupervised: 640 - 800 hours
  • Volume of learning: 1370 - 1530 hours
  • This is full-time study for 1 year.

To achieve a qualification of Graduate Diploma of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) the graduate must complete six units of study and be assessed as competent in all the units.

Qualification Core Units

GDTRES801 Research & Write in TESOL
GDTDES802 Design TESOL curriculum, lessons and materials
GDTEVA803 Develop assessment in TESOL
GDTPER804 Deliver and evaluate lessons
GDTPER805 Develop personal teaching practices in TESOL
GDTPER806 Plan for professional development in TESOL practice

Learning Methodology:

Synchronous Distance Delivery:

AIBT Synchronous Distance Delivery is the learning in real time with the trainer, tutor at the helm of the room leading the discussion, encouraging active participation in the learning materials. The delivery is through online virtual classroom, so students can expect the same high quality learning received through face to face onsite.

Onsite: Lectures, group activities, case studies and practical support session
Mix of written assessment, report, role play and presentation



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$18,000.00 (9,63,597) per year
Excursion & Material Fee: AUD $500; Enrolment Fee: AUD $300
Start date

6 October 2021


Adelaide Education Group

Level 5, 127 Rundle Mall,


South Australia,

5000, ADELAIDE, Australia

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$18,000.00 (9,63,597) per year
Excursion & Material Fee: AUD $500; Enrolment Fee: AUD $300 (The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students)
Start date

6 October 2021

Entry requirements

For international students

Successful completion of a Bachelor degree, or

An Advanced Diploma; or equivalent with relevant working experience (Include Internship)

Minimum IELTS of 6.0; or equivalent