Diploma in TESOL
Academic Excellence with more Employment Options
Number of Credits
Modes of Study
Self-Study, Hybrid Learning, Virtual Campus
The Diploma in the Theory and Methodology of TESOL is a 300 hour online TESOL Diploma Course.
The Notting Hill College TESOL Diploma is designed for teachers who wish to achieve a higher and advanced qualification level in the theory and methodology of teaching English to speakers of other languages. Our Diploma Programmes are designed for those who are serious about language teaching and seek excellence in their field. Enhancing professional competence and career opportunities are only two of the many benefits associated with higher level credentials. So why not elevate your qualifications, employment options and income with the Notting Hill College Diploma in TESOL.
Once you have mastered the concepts covered in our 130 Hour TEFL Course, dive deeper into the strategies that can be used to maximise your teaching potential. NHC Diploma programmes are worthwhile investments for both short and long-term TESOL careers.
TESOL Course Overview
The NHC Diploma in the Theory and Methodology of TESOL is a research-based programme, designed for teachers who wish to achieve a higher, more advanced qualification level in the theory methodology of teaching English to speakers of other languages. The NHC Diploma in TESOL helps those who are serious about language teaching seek excellence in their field. Enhancing professional competence and career opportunities are only two of the many benefits associated with higher level credentials.
Accreditation: Notting Hill College
Duration: 300 hours of study.
Level: Level 5
Credits: Uncredited (benchmarked at 30 credits)
Benefits of Course
This course is designed to equip students with a deeper understanding of the theory that underpins the teaching of English as a second language, strengthening a teachers skills and understanding of how English works, boosting their employability and career advancement prospects.
The course requires each student to…
Demonstrate a thorough grasp of the 4 main aspects of modern English
Predict the specific learning needs of any group of ESOL learners
Write instructional objectives and prepare appropriate lesson plans
Intelligently discuss an extensive repertoire of lesson forms
Teach English effectively at any level
Structure & Duration
The progamme has 4 modules forming the basic theoretical framework for TESOL practice. Each module contains two assignments, which must be completed and uploaded on NHC Learning Portal. While you are ultimately in command of the time you take to finish the course, we estimate that each module, including assignments, will require approximately 75 hours of study, 300 hours in total.
Assessment is through the completion of 8 assignments, 2 per module studied.
You can progress from this course on to the Level 5 TEFL, or the Level 6 TESOL diploma, with a view to potentially topping up to a full Masters!
A degree from an approved institution of higher education.
At least two years teaching experience.