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A one-year full-time programme jointly offered by the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and SEAMEO RELC.
Please download the application forms under 'Application Details' section before proceeding to Registration
By the end of the programme, graduates should be able to:
The programme typically consists of three trimesters of full-time study over one-year. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and if international travel restrictions are not lifted, the course will now comprise 4 trimesters of *half-time online study and 1 final trimester of full-time study phase at SEAMEO RELC in Singapore.
Number of courses per online trimester and per residential trimester:
Trimester 1, 2021: Online (part time study) – 2 courses
Trimester 2, 2021: Online (part time study) – 2 courses
Trimester 3, 2021: Online (part time study) – 2 courses
Trimester 1, 2022: Online (part time study) – 2 courses
Trimester 2, 2022: Residential (full time study) – 4 courses
Details of the courses can be found on-line at
https://www.victoria.ac.nz/explore/postgraduate-subjects/tesol/overview?international=true *half-time - denotes that course participants should be given some time off or a lighter teaching load while undertaking their studies "half-time".
Description of Courses
Course participants are required to complete twelve compulsory courses. However, course participants 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, i.e. 120 points instead of 180 points.
(See Admission Requirements below)
 Dates listed are tentative and subject to change.
 Eligible students may be given an exemption.
The requirements for admission to the programme are:
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 closing date for application is on 31 January 2021.
3. Please submit a soft copy of the above documents to RELC via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Year 2021 course fees
Registration Fees (non-refundable): SGD128.40 (inclusive of GST)
* Please note that fees are subject to change and candidates are required to pay the tuition fees in Singapore dollars at point of collection. The exchange rate chargeable would be determined by RELC.
Students from outside Singapore are advised to subscribe to the Group Health Insurance Scheme at S$53.50 per month (inclusive of GST), as medical costs in the event of illness can be very high.
Payment of fees