Domestic Students

Nan Tien Institute welcomes students from all over Australia. This unique education, with its strong foundation on multicultural and practical life applications, is ideal for students from all backgrounds.


Innovative and distinctive subjects and courses are designed to enhance and enrich lives, and students are empowered with an education that is mobile, crosses geographic precincts and cultural, digital and educational borders, and has numerous transferable and adaptable applications.


You are classed as a Domestic Student if you are any one of the following:

  • Australian citizen

  • Permanent resident

  • New Zealand citizen

If you do not meet one of these criteria, you are an International Student.

Fees for Domestic Students
Qualification Number of subjects to be completed Subject cost 2020 Total Cost of Qualification 2020 Subject cost 2021 Total Cost of Qualification 2021
Master of Arts 12 (11 if ABS950 Research Project taken) $1,800 $21,600# $2,000 $24,000#
Graduate Diploma 8 $1,800 $14,400# $2,000 $16,000
Graduate Certificate 4 $1,800 $72,00# $2,000 $8,000
Master of Arts 12 (11 if HSW950 Research Project taken) $1,900 $22,800# $2,150 $25,800
Graduate Diploma 8 $1,900 $15,200 $2,150 $17,200
Graduate Certificate 4 $1,900 $7,600# $2,150 $8,600
Graduate Certificate $1,650  $6,600# $2,000 $8,000
Master 12  $1,900  $22,800# $2,150 $25,800
Graduate Diploma 8 $1,900 $15,200# $2,150 $17,200
Graduate Certificate 4 $1,900 $7,600# $2,150 $8,600




Please note:

  • # Indicative fee assuming full time load and all electives are chosen within the Award program. Costs may vary depending on elective subjects selected.

  • A one-off enrolment fee of $100 applies, payable once you have been accepted into a course. Applies to Mental Health students only

  • All prices listed in Australian Dollars (AUD).

  • Costs are subject to change annually. Enquire to find out about future costs.

  • Costs are for tuition only. They do not cover accommodation, meals or incidentals associated with your studies at Nan Tien Institute.


Preparing Your Application


When you are ready to apply, please have the following supporting documentation ready. You can upload these documents at Step 5 of your online application:

  • Passport, birth certificate, or citizenship certificate (or evidence of permanent residency)

  • Academic transcripts/testamurs from previous tertiary study

  • Current resume/CV

  • Proof of change of name (if applicable)

  • Evidence of English language proficiency (if applicable, please see English Language Requirements tab below)


Do you have any questions about applying? Contact one of our friendly enrolment advisors:

Phone: 1300 323 261
Phone/SMS: 0402 551 223
Email: or contact us via our contact page.


English Language Requirements

All classes at Nan Tien Institute are taught in English. In addition to the entry requirements for each of our courses, all students are required to demonstrate a minimum level of proficiency in the English language, either through their previous studies or through a test of English language proficiency, to qualify for admission.

If English is not your first language, you may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency with your application. Please see our English Language Requirements page for more information.