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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Monash University


Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Education


Faculty of Education



This specialisation is suitable for a wide range of professionals, educators or prospective educators working in English language teaching in international or local contexts and leads to a postgraduate qualification in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). It prepares you as a language teacher, for a wide range of professional contexts in Australia and internationally who is able to operate with confidence in a changing and increasingly 'internationalised' world.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this postgraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following degree:

Students in other degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.