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Place Category: Australia and Oceania
Avondale College of Higher Education operates in Australia, with two campuses, Lake Macquarie campus and Sydney campus. The institutional motto is “For a Greater Vision of World Needs”, Avondale College serves the Seventh-day Adventist Church and society in the region.
Language of Instruction: English
Established in 1897, as the Seventh-day Adventist college in Australia, as such Avondale College of Higher Education now offers undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational courses. Avondale has two campuses, both in New South Wales. The Lake Macquarie campus is in a rural setting in the town of Cooranbong. The Sydney campus, home to the Discipline of Nursing and Health, is in the North Shore suburb of Wahroonga, adjacent to the Sydney Adventist Hospital, the largest single campus private hospital in the state.
The Lake Macquarie Campus is built on the Avondale Estate, a country property of approximately 325 hectares on the coastal plain about 120 km north of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.
Proof of any academic achievements or awards, such as:
- School Certificate, Higher School Certificate,
- School transcripts and GPA,
- University transcript,
- TAFE Certificate,
- IELTS result, STAT Test result or other recognised entry test.
Complete Application form (online or by mail).
Applications cannot be fully processed until all supporting documentation is supplied.
Avondale College of Higher Education enjoys a self-accrediting status and is nationally registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). Avondale’s programs enjoying different accreditations and registration levels, on a program by program bases, from the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the Board of Studies, Teaching and Education Standards (BOSTES), and the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).
Courses at Avondale College include undergraduate degrees in humanities and the creative arts, business, education, nursing, science and mathematics, and ministry and theology. Postgraduate masters degrees, by both coursework and research, are available in many of the same areas. Doctoral degrees are available in education, health studies, history, and ministry and theology. Avondale also offers a higher education Diploma of General Studies and vocational awards in outdoor recreation.
All Avondale higher-education graduates, graduate with a jointly-conferred award with Charles Sturt University. This means that anyone studying a higher degree at Avondale will graduate with a testamur that carries both the Avondale and CSU seal. They are in effect graduates of Avondale and Charles Sturt University.
Adventist Accreditation Association
Avondale College of Higher Education holds AAA accreditation since 1974 and is currently valid until 2019.
Bachelor of Arts
Teaching, Primary Education (B.A.)
Teaching, Secondary Education (B.A.)
Bachelor of Business (BBus)
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Primary) (Birth - 12 yrs)
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) (Birth - 5 yrs)
Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Honours) (Not for new students)
Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Not for new students)
Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Not for new students)
Bachelor of Ministry and Theology
Bachelor of Nursing
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Theology
Psychology at Avondale
Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies
Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management
Graduate Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine
Graduate Diploma in Lifestyle Medicine
Graduate Diploma of Leadership and Management
Graduate Diploma of Ministry and Theology
Master of Arts
Master of Education
Master of Leadership and Management
Master of Nursing
Master of Teaching (Primary)
Master of Teaching (Secondary)