Teaching English as a Second Language, Graduate Certificate | Part time online | University of the Fraser Valley | Canada
12 months
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17184 CAD/year
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The Teaching English as a Second Language, Graduate Certificate from University of the Fraser Valley in as little as two semesters (fall and winter) or at your own pace concurrent with your other studies. All courses are offered in blended format, with multiple face-to-face sessions in the early evenings and asynchronous online work.

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Overview

The Teaching English as a Second Language , Graduate Certificate from University of the Fraser Valley requires in-person attendance at UFV’s Abbotsford campus for all new students in all courses. Distance students are encouraged to find a TESL program closer to home to have a more supported experience.

Learn the latest techniques from experienced faculty and get valuable teaching practice both in class and during a supervised practicum in a Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) context.

You can take UFV’s TESL certificate program either after or while you complete a bachelor’s degree program.

Career opportunities:

TESL grads can take advantage of exciting teaching opportunities both at home and abroad.

In British Columbia, there is a demand for ESL teachers to help new immigrants learn English. According to WelcomeBC, more than 40,000 immigrants arrive in BC each year, many of them in the larger urban centres of the province.  In addition, more than 150,000 foreign students come to B.C. each year, many to study English.

ESL teachers find jobs in private and public schools, including colleges, high schools, and elementary schools. Employment opportunities also exist in community and friendship centres that welcome immigrants.

Teaching English as a Second Language can also open doors to teaching abroad, with a variety of opportunities available in Asia, Europe, and South America.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Second Language Education

  • Applied Linguistics in Second Language Education

  • Teaching a Second Language
  • Curriculum and Assessment in Second Language Education
  • Second Language Education Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
101

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
101

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students are required to meet the English language proficiency levels required of all undergraduate students at the University of the Fraser Valley.

  • For certification, students who apply to the TESL certificate program with a degree in a language other than English are required to meet one of the following requirements (as per TESL Canada requirement for students with a degree from a non-English speaking institution):
    • IELTS Academic 7, TOEFL 101, English 12 with 70% from a Canadian school
    • Permission of the department
  • Tuition Fee

    To always see correct tuition fees
    • International

      17184 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8592 CAD per semester during 12 months.

    • National Tuition : $163.34 per credit

    Funding

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