School of Humanities & Creative Arts




Courses Offered


The School of Humanities & Creative Arts offers a diverse range of units such as film-making techniques, writing for media, environmental issues, poverty alleviation, drama, the modern global economy, the ancient world, contemporary popular music, classical music and many more.

The School of Humanities & Creative Arts offers the Bachelor of Arts degree, and in conjunction with other Schools and Faculties, the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business and the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching. This School also offers the Diploma of General Studies.

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) is Australia's most popular degree. Avondale's BA is broad-based and includes the study of at least two disciplines. It aims to develop committed, well-prepared graduates who will function effectively in and contribute positively to the workplace, community, church and society. The degree aims to develop students' abilities in problem-recognition and problem-solving, research skills, analysis and synthesis, critical and reflective thinking upon society and the human condition in a framework of Christian values. It also provides a broad preparation for future employment in many fields and a sound basis for those wishing to pursue honours or postgraduate degrees.

Arts Courses


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School Facilities


Avondale Conservatorium


Avondale Conservatorium houses seven ensembles in two music halls and presents the annual Avondale Concert Series.

Media Centre


The 3t Media facility, located on the lower floor of the library, features a digital audio and video studio with production equipment for students studying in related Arts, Education or Nursing fields who need access to these technologies. The media hub also serves to support various staff and postgraduate student research projects and interviews across a range of disciplines. The facility is also utilised by Adventist Media Network in their production work for radio programs.
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