Education

Degrees Offered

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.


Undergraduate

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.

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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).

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Early placement equips you with more practical experience, helping you create professional connections while providing the opportunity to be a competent job-ready teaching graduate.

Fees

Commonwealth Supported Places available for eligible undergraduate students.

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Scholarships

A range of scholarships are available for Avondale students, including a scholarship offered exclusively to students looking to study the BSc/BTch degree.

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Testimonials

“Seeing kids reach their potential... and being able to affirm them so that they pursue it… that’s what I love about teaching.”
– Master of Teaching (Secondary) graduate