Ministry





  • Avondale College of Higher Education offers holistic education, educating mentally, spiritually and socially.
  • Established in 1897.
  • A nurturing, Christian environment.
  • Avondale's Ministry and Theology courses are designed to prepare you for work in a range of church and not-for-profit organisations as well as government and private organisations. The ministry qualifications are designed to equip you with knowledge and skills needed to build a strong church and community.


Degrees Offered

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Ministry and Theology (BMinTh)

Course duration: Four years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus with distance education available for all theology units except for chaplaincy units

Bachelor of Ministry and Theology (Honours) (BMinTh (Hons))

Course Duration: Four years full-time**
Study Mode: On-campus*
*Distance education available for some units
**or part-time equivalent

Bachelor of Theology (BTh)

Course duration: Three years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus with distance education available

Associate Degree in Theological Studies (AssocDegTheolStud)

Course duration: Two years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus with distance education available for all units except chaplaincy units

Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma of Ministry and Theology (GradDipMinTheol)

Course duration: Two years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus or distance education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Course duration: Three to four years full-time (or 6 years part-time)
Study mode: On-campus and/or distance education available

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Course duration: One to two years full-time (or part time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus or distance education

“The course has equipped me and inspired me...I feel ready to go out and minister to people.”
– Ministry and Theology graduate

Admissions & Course Enquiries

Contact

Phone: +61 2 4980 2377
Email: study@avondale.edu.au
Monday to Thursday: 9.00am-5pm
Friday: 9.00am-12.00noon

General Enquiries

Lake Macquarie Campus

Phone: +61 2 4980 2222
Email: reception@avondale.edu.au
Monday-Thursday, 8.30am-5pm
Friday, 8.30am-12.15pm

Clinical Education Centre

Sydney Campus

Phone: +61 2 9480 3630
Email: study@avondale.edu.au
Monday-Thursday, 8.30am-5pm
Friday, 8.30am-12.15pm

For all student finance enquiries, contact the Student Finance Office.

For all media enquiries, contact Avondale’s Public Relations Officer.

Directions and Locations

Lake Macquarie Campus

582 Freemans Drive
Cooranbong NSW 2265
Campus Map

Sydney Campus

185 Fox Valley Road
Wahroonga NSW 2076

Avondale also offers its Bachelor of Business course at the
Universal Institute of Technology in Melbourne

1/131 Queen St
Melbourne Victoria, 3000