University College Dublin

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

University College Dublin

Field of Study:Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Lang./ESL Lang. Instructor
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,200


This is a one-year graduate programme designed for appropriately qualified English language teachers with a minimum of two years relevant experience.

The Graduate Diploma will be of interest to language professionals who wish to advance their careers in TESOL in the public and private education sectors in Ireland and abroad. Graduates of the programme intend applying for posts of responsibility such as directors of study, examiners, senior teachers, managers, course designers or teacher educators in TESOL.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants should hold a primary degree (at least 2nd class honours or equivalent, in any discipline), have an appropriate initial training qualification in TESOL, and have a minimum of two years’ relevant teaching experience in Ireland or overseas. The number of places on the course is strictly limited and selection is based on written application and interview.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 29, 2009