Cross-Institutional Studies

We offer cross-institutional study opportunities to students from other Australian Universities, allowing subjects

undertaken at Nan Tien Institute to count towards your degree. 

 

Nan Tien Insitute - Cross Institutional Studies - Study Mindfulness

Why study at NTI? 

Experience a more mindful approach to education, including an innovative and serene study environment that's more like a community than a classroom.

  • 9 approved subjects that count as credits towards your University Degree (subjects listed below)

  • Each subject is completed in 5 weeks

  • Only 5 days on-campus (9am-5pm) + supported online study

  • Government-accredited subjects with highly qualified lecturers

  • Beautiful new South Coast Campus near Wollongong 

  • Available to domestic and international students

  • FEE-HELP assistance is available for eligible domestic students

Important information:

  • Total contact hours: 40

  • NTI determines a census date for each subject. Census date is the first day of face-to-face classes for each subject.

  • Each subject runs for 5 weeks, with the following time structure:
    Week 1: Pre-reading 
    Week 2: 5 days of face-to-face classes at NTI Wollongong Campus (9am to 5pm)
    Week 3 - 5: Completion of written assessments

See class dates and fees for each subject below.
Subjects available
 
The subjects listed below are available to undergraduate students.
Post-graduate students can study any subject from our timetable
 
 
Mind-Body Wellness
Subject Outline
Lecture dates: 9 - 13 March 2020 / 24 - 28 August 2020
Subject code: HSW701
Assessment details:
- 2 options (please refer to Subject Outline)
Fees:
Domestic students = $1900 (+ FEE-HELP loan fee)
International students = $2400  
 

Buddhism, Environment and Sustainability
Subject Outline
Lecture dates: 28 September - 2 October 2020
Subject code: ABS721
Assessment details:
- Class participation
- 300-word environmental reflection
- 1000-word field work assignment
- 2000-word research paper
Fees:
Domestic students = $1800 (+ FEE-HELP loan fee)
International students = $2200 
 

Nutrition Through the Lifespan
Subject Outline
Lecture dates: 27 - 31 July 2020
Subject code: HSW702
Assessment details:
- Short presentation
- Assignment 1500 words
- Research project 2000 words
Fees:
Domestic students = $1900 (+ FEE-HELP loan fee)
International students = $2400 
 

Arts Therapy
Subject Outline
Lecture dates: 25 - 29 November 2019 / 16 - 20 November 2020
Subject code: HSW715
Assessment details:
- Discussion of case studies
- Reflective journal 1500 words
- Research project 2000 words
Fees:
Domestic students = $1900 (+ FEE-HELP loan fee)
International students = $2400
 

Mindfulness: Theory and Practice
Subject Outline
Lecture dates: 5 - 9 April 2020 / 7 - 11 December 2020
Subject code: ABS702
Assessment details:
- Class participation
- 300-word summary of reflective journal
- 1000-word assignment
- 2000-word research paper
Fees:
Domestic students = $1800 (+ FEE-HELP loan fee)
International students = $2200 
 
Lecture dates: 15 - 16 August & 21 - 23 August 2020
Subject code: ABS704
Assessment details:
- Action memo proposal (500 words)
- Critical literature review (500 words)
- Action memo structure (500 words)
- Summary of reflective journal (1,000 words)
- Action memo to world leaders (1500 words)
Fees:
Domestic students = $1800 (+ FEE-HELP loan fee)
International students = $2200 
 

Introduction to Buddhism
Subject Outline
Lecture dates: 17 - 21 February 2020 / 3 - 7 August 2020
Subject code: ABS701
Assessment details:
- 300-500-word paper on readings
- Portfolio (class participation, readings)
- 1500-2000-word assignment
Fees:
Domestic students = $1800 (+ FEE-HELP loan fee)
International students = $2200 
 

Mental Health and Wellness
Subject Outline
Lecture dates: 30 March - 3 April 2020
Subject code: HSW714
Assessment details:
- Group class presentation and discussion 
- 1500-word reflective journal
- 2000-word group project
Fees:
Domestic students = $1900 (+ FEE-HELP loan fee)
International students = $2400  
 

Health as Buddhist Practice
Subject Outline
Lecture dates: 16 - 20 November 2020
Subject code: ABS723
Assessment details:
- Review essay on short article (500 words) 
- Reflective journal (500 words)
- Assignment (1000 words)
- Research paper (1500 words)
Fees:
Domestic students = $1800 (+ FEE-HELP loan fee)
International students = $2200 
 
What our students say

 


"I would definitely recommend coming here because the content that we learn is really interesting and engaging, and it's also a really beautiful campus. (It's) very new, and all of the staff have been so friendly and helpful."
- Sabrina Venish, University of Wollongong (UOW) Student

 

How to Apply

University of Wollongong (UOW) Students
 
Step 1: Start your application online via our website or using the button below.
 
Step 2: Complete a UOW ‘Application for Cross Institutional Study at another University’ form and submit it to your Department Head. You will also need to attach this completed form to finalise your online application.

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Western Sydney University (WSU) Students
 
Step 1: Start your application online via our website or using the button below.
 
Step 2: Complete a WSU ‘Academic Approval Request for Cross Institutional studies’ form and submit it to your School. You will also need to attach this completed form to finalise your online application.

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Please note:

  • Students from other Australian Universities may also be eligible to apply.
  • You must complete and submit a separate application form for each subject. 
  • Remember to include all supporting documents:
    • Approval Form from your university (as mentioned above)
    • Current academic transcript or online enrolment record
    • If you would like to defer your tuition fee via FEE-HELP, you must also attach evidence of your Australian citizenship or residency (e.g. Australian Passport or birth/citizenship certificate) 
  • When your application is processed, you will receive an email confirmation.
If you need assistance or have any questions, call one of our friendly Enrolment Advisors:
PH: 1300 323 261
PH/SMS: 0402 551223
E
mail: study@nantien.edu.au or via our contact page.

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