Applicants must hold a primary degree and a recognised Certificate in TEFL. Application to the Adult Education Office in NUI, Galway must include: Covering Letter Curriculum Vitae Details of the TEFL course taken (College/Institution) Outline of the contents and duration of the TEFL course Copy of the transcript of the TEFL results obtained Copy of Birth Certificate Two passport size photographs (signed)
Months of entry
Course contentThis Higher Diploma course is designed to provide additional skills for experienced English as a Foreign Language Graduate Teachers.
Marketing and Management in English Language Teaching; Advanced Language Analysis; Second Language; Testing and Test Construction; Approaches and Methods in English Language Teaching; Syllabus Design; Literature in English Language Teaching; Socio Linguistics; Pragmatics; Micro-teaching; Portfolio Preparation; Teaching Practice; Modern Developments in English as a Foreign Language and Teaching Overseas. Sessions are in the form of lectures, discussions, micro-teaching and a minimun of forty hours supervised teaching practise. Teaching practise is arranged by and takes place in NUI Galway during the course. Each student must design a portfolio of relevant material to be submitted at the end of the course.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr. Marie Morrissey, Course Coordinator, Adult Education, Ballard House, Westside, NUI Galway
- +353 (0)91 493898
- +353 (0)91 494535