Bachelor of Ministry and Theology

Avondale College of Higher Education

This program is designed to prepare students for ministry in Seventh-day Adventist churches and organisations, and other Christian denominational churches. It provides students with a foundation in ministry and theology and the resources required to work as an employed minister. Within the bachelor degree, a variant and elective in chaplaincy is available, providing students with greater career opportunities. The four-unit counselling minor within the degree is also church recognised, making it a great career option for women who want to work in the ministry. An honours component is available.

Course Fee:

Australian: $64,640
International: $87,904

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; additional entry requirements are specific to theology courses


32 units (192 credit points) of study over 8 semesters.

Subjects you can Study:

Ministry and theology

Further information:

Alternative entry pathways are available.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02731D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Lake Macquarie No info No Full time 4 years
Lake Macquarie No info No 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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