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Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MTESOL) English Language
A one-year full-time programme jointly offered by the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and SEAMEO RELC.
We now accept the Duolingo English Test! Find out more below and in Course Information!Please download the application forms under Application Details.
Victoria University of Wellington’s Masters of TESOL attracts English language teachers from around the world who wish to upskill and become more effective in classroom teaching, assessment and curriculum design. Teachers in the programme are equipped to:
Students are required to successfully complete 12 courses to be awarded the MTESOL.
Applicants with the RELC Diploma in Applied Linguistics (or equivalent qualification) may be given exemptions for up to 4 courses.
The requirements for admission to the programme are:
a) Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, English Language, Education or a language other than English (or another relevant degree);
b) At least 2 years of professional experience in language education or other areas of applied linguistics;
c) For students from non-English speaking backgrounds, an overall IELTS or IELTS Indicator test score of 6.5 with no sub-score below 6.0; or TOEFL internet-based test (iBT) or TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition: 90 with a minimum 20 in writing; or Pearson Test of English: minimum score of 65 (with a 'Communicative' score of not less than 58); or Duolingo English Test: overall score of 120 with a 90 in the Production subsection is required.
Applicants with a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics conferred by SEAMEO RELC or an equivalent post-graduate qualification will be eligible for a four-course exemption.
 The TOEFL iBT® Home Edition is an option for students who prefer to take their test at home rather than a test centre.
Closing Date: 24 November 2023
Applications can be sent via email at email@example.com.
Please submit the following documents for your application:
Please submit a soft copy of the above documents to RELC via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Year 2024 Course Fees
Please note that the stated course fees do not include GST. The GST rate for this year is 8%, and it will be 9% starting next year (2024). The GST will be added to the course fees during the payment process.
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