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: $64,640
International: $87,904

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent


32 units (192 credit points) of study over eight semesters; Students will engage in 7 practical experience opportunities. Major areas of study: Christian studies, curriculum studies, education, English KLA, human society and its environment KLA, creative arts, mathematics, science and technology, PDHPE, professional development and experience and religion.

Subjects you can Study:


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 Full time 4 years
Lake Macquarie No info Yes Part time 8 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, Science, Education, Nursing, and Theology. Postgraduate studies, from Masters coursework degrees to Doctoral research level, are available in Arts, Education, Philosophy, Leadership and Management, Nursing, Ministry and Theology.

Established in 1897, Avondale operates on two campuses: Lake Macquarie (NSW Central Coast) and Sydney (Wahroonga). Avondale is a member of the worldwide Adventist system of universities and colleges, and welcomes all students who desire higher education in a Christian context.

Students come from all states of Australia and from overseas. Avondale has two residential halls on-campus, where students can take advantage of the social, intellectual, sporting and spiritual activities available.

Provider CRICOS: 02731D

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