Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Birth – 5 years)*
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Birth – 12 years)
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Teaching
Master of Education (MEd)
Master of Teaching (Primary) (MTch(Prim))
Master of Teaching (Secondary) (MTch(Sec))
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
*Early Childhood: Only students working in childcare may complete this degree via distance. All other students will need to be enrolled on-campus for the first four semesters, and then have the option to complete the remainder of units via distance education.
Avondale offers a range of undergraduate teaching degrees, both standalone and combined with other Avondale courses. Studying teaching at Avondale will equip you with the practical experience and skills needed to teach in Christian, independent and state early childhood, primary and high school systems, both within Australia and overseas.
What makes Avondale’s teaching degrees practical is that you will engage in classroom experiences from your second year of full time study. These are undertaken in a variety of relevant learning environments to enable the application of theory in a practical setting.
Secondary teaching discipline areas
Immerse yourself in a wide range of topics to earn a practical and well-rounded degree.
Biology, Business Studies and Commerce, Chemistry, Computing Technology – Information Systems, Design and Technology, English, Food Technology, Geography, Health and Physical Education, History (Modern and Ancient**), Home Economics, Industrial Technology, Information Technology**, Legal Studies**, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Religious Studies, Technology and Applied Studies, Textiles Technology**, Visual Arts
Accounting, Chaplaincy, Communication, Counselling, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Outdoor Education are not teaching fields in NSW, but you may choose to incorporate them into your teaching degree.
**Offered as a minor only.Learn more
These tables give an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in undergraduate education courses at Avondale College of Higher Education.Learn more
ATAR (OP in Qld) Profile
The ATAR (OP in Queensland) tables report the profile for those students offered places, wholly or partly on the basis of their ATAR or OP, in the education courses in 2017.Learn more
Personal Statement for Initial Teacher Education CoursesIn order to meet the non-academic entry requirements, you are required to write close to 1000 words under four specific categories (approximately 250 words per section). The majority of these categories are based on the key capabilities as outlined by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) competencies. This form is to be forwarded to the Avondale Admissions, Avondale College of Higher Education, PO Box 19, Cooranbong NSW 2265, Australia or Email : email@example.com or Fax +61 2 4980 2151 marked private and confidential.
Postgraduate Study & Research
Avondale offers a range of postgraduate research and study options, including a Master of Education (MEd), as well as the internationally-recognised Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil).Learn more
National Literacy and Numeracy Test
The Australian Government has introduced a National Literacy and Numeracy Test that Initial Teacher Education (ITE) students will be required pass. (This includes Master of Teaching students though does not apply at this stage to the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)(Birth – 5 Years) Course).Learn more