Teaching Languages

This course is designed for qualified and experienced Languages Teaching professionals who wish to reflect on, evaluate, and critique their practice, and who wish to develop their understanding of contemporary second and additional language teaching in order to take on leadership roles in their workplace.

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Postgraduate degrees
Masters of Languages TeachingCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Research degree - Master of EducationCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Research degree - Doctor of PhilosophyCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Why study at Deakin?

Get ready for your new career

This course focuses on a range of theories of bilingualism, the knowledge of the pedagogical principles and the practice of teaching through a second or foreign language. Students explore in detail the issues of language education and how to make it responsive to the needs of bilingual and/or second language learners and to their use of languages in the classroom and across a range of social contexts.

Learn from the best

Deakin's Education staff have many years of combined industry experience, and are leaders in their research fields.

Career and Industry

Endorsed by Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) for specialist teaching.

International students and permanent residents

Graduates of this course who are intending to apply for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) will be required to demonstrate an IELTS of an average band score of 7.5 across all four skill areas where there is no score below 7 in any of the four skills areas and a score of no less than 8 in speaking and listening.

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