SUSS Dialogue Session: Applied Linguistics (TESOL) (Graduate Diploma|Master's)

As English becomes the global language, and communication skills in the English language have become critically important in the 21st century, there is a growing need for those who have mastery over the principles and practices of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).

The Graduate Diploma and Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics (TESOL – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) are designed to address this increasing demand in academe and industry in the 21st century. Graduates can look forward to a fulfilling career in English language teaching or language curriculum/programme management in public schools, private schools, tertiary institutions, etc., whether in Singapore or overseas. 

With a comprehensive core curriculum and a wide range of specialised electives suitable for different TESOL contexts, the programmes provide a sound theoretical foundation and practical skills that cater to the needs of those who are currently working as language teachers, who plan to work in the language education industry in the future, or who simply have a passion for language learning/teaching and would like to pursue further education in this field. 

Unique Features of the Programme

  • Curriculum suitable for language teachers of different backgrounds (from the public school system and tertiary institutions to the private sector such as international schools, language/enrichment centres)
  • Emphasis on developing both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in teaching methodology and curriculum development suitable for the various TESOL contexts in Singapore as well as overseas
  • Experienced and highly-qualified local and international faculty
  • Flexibility of blended learning, with face-to-face seminars, online recorded lectures and other e-learning tools

Meet the Head of Programme at the live dialogue session to find out more and have your questions answered. Register now!


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