Education





  • Avondale College of Higher Education offers holistic education, educating mentally, spiritually and socially.
  • Established in 1897.
  • A nurturing, Christian environment.
  • 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.


Degrees Offered

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Birth – 5 years)*

Course duration: Four years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus and/or distance education available*

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Birth – 12 years)

Course duration: Four years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus with distance education available for students who are currently employed in an early childhood education and care or school setting

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)

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

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)

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

Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Teaching

Course duration: Four years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: On-campus, cross-institutional distance education required for some units

Postgraduate

Master of Education (MEd)

Course duration: One year full-time (or part-time equivalent)*
Study mode: On-campus and distance education

*Units are offered in one-year teaching periods and full-time enrolment is normally not possible due to unit availability.

Master of Teaching (Primary) (MTch(Prim))

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

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (MTch(Sec))

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

“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

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