Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)

Avondale College of Higher Education

This program is highly practical with hands-on classroom experience from the first semester. The degree not only qualifies and prepares graduates to competently teach from Kindergarten to Grades 6/7, but also to be responsible and ethical leaders to children who need positive role models. Students will engage in seven practical experience opportunities to enable the application of theory in a practical setting. An honours component is available.

Course Fee:

Australian: $70,816
International: $96,800

Entry Requirements:

ATAR of 63.00+ (or equivalent e.g. OP of 15 or less)


12 x Education units (including 5 Curriculum and Pedagogical Studies Units); 12 x Curriculum Studies units to make up a major in Primary Curriculum specialisation; 4 x Units to make up a minor in a Key Learning Area (KLA); 4 x Core discipline units. Students will engage in seven practical experience opportunities.

Subjects you can Study:

Minors: Science; Mathematics; PDHPE; Creative Arts; English; Humanities & Social Sciences

Study Pathways:

Credit is given for prior learning appropriate to course requirements.

Further information:

Alternative entry pathways are available.


Registration with State Education Departments.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02731D

Related Careers:

Teacher - Primary,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Lake Macquarie No info Yes Part time 8 years
Lake Macquarie No info Yes Full time 4 years
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

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