This program gives students the opportunity to study the theological disciplines for either personal interest or as preparation for postgraduate study and a possible academic career in theology. It covers areas such as biblical studies, biblical languages, theology, history, spirituality and pastoral psychology. While the program does not provide a pathway into the employed ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, it does give students a theological foundation and an opportunity for personal spiritual development. An honours component is available.

Course Fee:

Australian: $48,480
International: $65,928

Entry Requirements:

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


24 units (144 credit points) of study over 8 semesters.

Subjects you can Study:


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 Yes Full time 3 years
Lake Macquarie No info Yes Part time 6 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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