This program is designed for teachers and school leaders wishing to pursue postgraduate study in Education. Particular focus is given to the role of the Christian teacher/administrator in enhancing moral and faith development within a context of Christian education. The program is offered as either a coursework degree or a combination of coursework and project or minor thesis. Studies are available in five areas.

Course Fee:

Australian: $16,160
International: $21,976

Entry Requirements:

4-year Bachelor degree in education or a Bachelor's degree followed by a Diploma of Education, Bachelor of Teaching or equivalent; relevant work experience


8 units (48 credit points) over 1 year or part-time equivalent.

Subjects you can Study:

Curriculum studies; Educational administration; Education-Christian; Special education; TESOL

Study Pathways:

Credit is given for prior learning appropriate to course requirements. An honours component is available.

Who for:

Teachers and school leaders wishing to pursue postgraduate study in education

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02731D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Lake Macquarie No info Yes Full time 1 year
Lake Macquarie No info Yes Part time 2 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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