UniversityUniversity of Auckland
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
University of Auckland
Specialise in teaching English or another language as a second or foreign language.
The PGDipLT is a professional language teaching qualification, combining theory with practice and familiarising you with current teaching approaches.
You will become familiar with current approaches in the field of second/foreign language teaching, and will engage with both theory and practice.
You can explore a variety of areas such as materials development, course and syllabus design, task-based language teaching, the structure of language and computer-assisted language learning.
You can choose from a range of advanced taught courses in Language Teaching and Learning, Linguistics and selected languages
One year full-time or up to four years part-time
Where could this programme take you?
A Postgraduate Diploma in Language Teaching can be the basis for a career in teaching English or other languages. It may also be useful if you already have some experience in language teaching and want to upgrade your language teaching skills and knowledge.
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Further study options
Master of Arts
You must have completed one of the following at a recognised university (or similar institution):
IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.