Avondale College

About the Institution

Avondale College offers bachelor degrees in Arts, Business, Science, Education 19 (elementary and secondary), Nursing and Theology. Postgraduate studies are offered to masters level in Education, Nursing, Theology, Ministry and Leadership & Management. Vocational Studies are available in Aviation, Business and Outdoor Recreation. In addition, the College offers a Foundation Studies program and a program of English language studies for speakers of languages other than English.

Location

Avondale College (Lake Macquarie campus) is built on the Avondale Estate, a country property of approximately 325 hectares on the coastal plain about 120 km north of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. The Wattagan Range, about eight kilometers to the west, is covered with wet sclerophyll eucalyptus forest, with pockets of subtropical rainforest, and is excellent for hiking, camping, and rock climbing. A few kilometers to the east is located the magnificent saltwater Lake Macquarie with its en ...

List of certificate courses at :

Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation
Diploma of Outdoor Recreation
Diploma of General Studies

List of Undergraduate Programs Offered :

*Asterisk indicates honours program available
Chaplaincy (AB)
Communication (AB)
Counselling (AB)
English (AB)
Geography (AB)
History (AB)
International Poverty & Development Studies (AB)
Music (AB)
Psychology (AB)
Religious Studies (AB)
Visual Arts (AB)
Visual Communication (AB)
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching* (4 years)
Accounting (B.Bus.)
Marketing (B.Bus.)
Human Resources Management (B.Bus.)
Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Teaching* (4 years)
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)*
Bachelor of Education (Primary)*
Home Economics/Design and Technology (BSED)*
Personal Development (BSED)*
Health and Physical Education (BSED)*
Technology and Applied Studies (BSED)*
Nursing (BN)
Biological Science (Biomedical strand) (BS)
Biological Science (Environmental strand) (BS)
Chemistry (BS)
Food & Nutrition (BS)
Mathematics (BS)
Medical Science (Pathology) (BS)
Physics (BS)
Psychology (BS)
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Teaching* (4 years)
Bachelor of Theology (3 years)
Ministry and Theology (4 years) (BMin./BTh.)
Classroom Support (Primary) (AS)
Theological Studies (AS)

List of Graduate Programs Offered:

*Asterisk indicates honours program available
Chaplaincy (AB)
Communication (AB)
Counselling (AB)
English (AB)
Geography (AB)
History (AB)
International Poverty & Development Studies (AB)
Music (AB)
Psychology (AB)
Religious Studies (AB)
Visual Arts (AB)
Visual Communication (AB)
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching* (4 years)
Accounting (B.Bus.)
Marketing (B.Bus.)
Human Resources Management (B.Bus.)
Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Teaching* (4 years)
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)*
Bachelor of Education (Primary)*
Home Economics/Design and Technology (BSED)*
Personal Development (BSED)*
Health and Physical Education (BSED)*
Technology and Applied Studies (BSED)*
Nursing (BN)
Biological Science (Biomedical strand) (BS)
Biological Science (Environmental strand) (BS)
Chemistry (BS)
Food & Nutrition (BS)
Mathematics (BS)
Medical Science (Pathology) (BS)
Physics (BS)
Psychology (BS)
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Teaching* (4 years)
Bachelor of Theology (3 years)
Ministry and Theology (4 years) (BMin./BTh.)
Classroom Support (Primary) (AS)
Theological Studies (AS)

General Information

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582 Freemans Drive, Cooranbong, New South Wales 2265, CooranbongNew South Wales, , Australia.  | 19, Cooranbong

Tel: 

61(2) 4980-2222

Fax: 

61(2) 4980-2118 (general); 61(2) 4980 2124 (academic)

Email: 

Official Website: 

Institution's Website

Foundation year: 

1897

Language of Instruction: 

English

Language Training: 

YES

Location: 

Suburban

Undergraduate Enrollment: 

1508

Term System: 

Semester

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Educational Offer

Avondale College offers bachelor degrees in Arts, Business, Education (early childhood, elementary and secondary), Nursing, Science and Theology. Postgraduate studies are offered to masters level in Arts, Education, Leadership & Management, Ministry, Nursing, and Theology. Vocational Studies are available in Aviation and Outdoor Recreation.

Admission Requirements

  • High-School Diploma

Historical Background

In 1892, the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia recognized the need for an educational center to provide trained personnel for expanding the work of the church in Australia and the South Pacific. To meet this need, the School for Christian Workers was founded in Melbourne in August of that year. In 1895, the institution was transferred to Cooranbong where it became known as the Avondale School for Christian Workers. It was renamed the Australasian Missionary College in 1911, and Avondale College in 1963. Under its new name it has continued to foster the ideals that prompted its founders.

Academic Offerings


Levels of education:

  • Certificates/Diplomas
  • Associate degree / Advanced diploma
  • Bachelor Degrees
  • Master Programs
  • Graduate Diplomas
  • Phd and Doctorates

Undergraduate Areas of Study:


  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business
  • Communication & Media
  • Education
  • Health & Medical Services
  • Technology & Computer Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Theology and Religion

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