Avondale College of Higher Education is a self-accrediting private provider of Christian higher education, offering a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education (VET) courses. Avondale offers undergraduate degrees in Arts, Business, Education, Nursing, Science and Theology. Avondale offers a wide range of postgraduate coursework (including graduate diplomas, graduate certificates and masters degrees) in Arts, Education, Teaching, Leadership and Management, Nursing, Ministry and Theology, and Lifestyle Medicine. Avondale also offers internationally recognised doctoral and masteral degrees by research as well as VET courses in outdoor recreation and music studio teaching. Established in 1897, Avondale operates on two campuses: Lake Macquarie (Lake Macquarie) and Sydney (Wahroonga). Avondale is part of a worldwide Adventist network of universities and colleges, and welcomes all students who value higher education in a Christian context. Students draws students Australia-wide and internationally. Avondale has two on-campus residential halls, where students take advantage of the social, intellectual, sporting, physical and spiritual activities available.
Provider CRICOS: 02731D
This provider is accredited to deliver courses to international students, (CRICOS code 02731D)
Entry requirements for Avondale College of Higher Education
There are various ways prospective students can apply to study at Avondale. These include previous higher education study, vocational education and training (VET) study, work and life experience, secondary education (i.e. ATAR). Avondale offers alternate admission pathways for prospective students.
Transfering your previous study credits
Credit may be granted up to a maximum amount normally no greater than 50% of the course.
External study opportunities
Postgraduate distance education programs (with annual on-campus residential schools) in Ministry and Theology, Leadership and Management, and Education.