Master of Arts - TESOL

Bond University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00017B

The Master of Arts in TESOL (Online) prepares students for a global career in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. This program crosses all international borders, through interactive educational technology employed for learning and teaching. This program equips the graduates with extensive knowledge and skills necessary for teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). Experienced language teachers undertake the program to extend their qualifications. The program can benefit any educator working in culturally and linguistically diverse contexts. The Master of Arts in TESOL (Online) comprises 12 subjects covering essential areas of TESOL. The program prepares a modern language teaching expert who understands student needs, can teach a language, develop new programs, has a strong outlook on global policy and the ability to understand future directions in education. Students also complete an approximately 30-hour Practicum, during which they learn from experienced teachers and teach a min 6 hours under their supervision. In Australia, the graduates teach international students in various educational institutions and language schools, depending on their prior qualifications. Internationally, they teach English in numerous countries, organisations, to students of all ages.




  • HUMR71-100: Research Methods and Data Visualisation (10CP)LING71-101: Approaches to Language Teaching (10CP)LING71-102: Practice of Language Teaching (10CP)LING71-103: Nature of Language (10CP)LING71-104: Second Language Learners (10CP)LING71-105: Language in Society (10CP)LING71-107: Curriculum Design (10CP)LING71-109: Language Assessment (10CP)LING71-110: Grammar for Language Teachers (10CP)LING71-112: Megatrends and Education (10CP)LING71-113: Language Policy in a Global Context (10CP)LING71-602: Research Project in TESOL (10CP)

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in the fields of Society and Culture, Education, Business and Management
  • OR successful completion of recognised Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in any field not listed above and for this option must meet additional requirements.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast International: $32,520 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
Online International: $32,520 No
  • Full-time : 1.3 years

Further information

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). 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.

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