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Nan Tien Institute (NTI) offers a range of unique study opportunities via its diverse postgraduate program and courses, which incorporate contemplative education methods and meditation, whilst embracing Buddhist philosophy.

We offer students a unique, mindful educational experience with a strong focus on professional and personal development in the areas of Buddhism, health, wellbeing and mental health – a study experience like no other.

Semester 1, 2023

Applied Buddhist Studies

NTI800 / NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 30 January – 9 April
Subject Code: NTI800 / NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 6 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

ABS801 / ABS701 Introduction to Buddhism

Date: 30 January – 9 April
Class Week: 16-17 & 20 – 22 February
Subject Code: ABS801 / ABS701
Lecturer: Dr Toby Mendelson
Census Date: 16 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

ABS940 Naturalisation of Buddhism in China and Beyond

Date: 6 February – 16 April
Class Week: 23 – 24 February & 27 February – 1 March
Subject Code: ABS940
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 23 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

ABS903 Research Methods of Religious Studies

Date: 13 February – 23 April
Class Week: 2 – 3 & 8 – 10 March
Subject Code: ABS903
Lecturer: Dr Elizabeth McDougal
Census Date: 2 March
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

ABS802 / ABS702 Mindfulness: Theory and Practice

Date: 10 April – 18 June
Class Week: 27 – 28 April & 1 – 3 May
Subject Code: ABS802 / ABS702
Lecturer: Dr Toby Mendelson
Census Date: 27 April
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

ABS904 / ABS704 Buddhist Ethics

Date: 17 April – 25 June
Class Week: 4 – 5 & 8 – 10 May
Subject Code: ABS904 / ABS704
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 4 May
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

ABS941 South Asian Buddhism

Date: 24 April – 2 July
Class Week: 11 – 12 &15 – 17 May
Subject Code: ABS941
Lecturer: Dr Elizabeth McDougal
Census Date: 11 May
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

Cross Program Electives

Can be chosen from HSW

HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELLBEING

NTI800 / NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 30 January – 9 April
Subject Code: NTI800 / NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 6 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

HSW904 Social Policy, Health and Welfare

Date: 30 January – 9 April
Class Week: 13 – 17 February
Subject Code: HSW904
Lecturer: Elizabeth Kuzmanovska
Census Date: 13 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

HSW801 Mind-Body Wellness

Date: 13 February – 23 April
Class Week: 27 February – 3 March
Subject Code: HSW801
Lecturer: Dr Sarah Tillott
Census Date: 27 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

HSW903 Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice

Date: 13 February – 23 April
Class Week: 6 – 10 March

Subject Code: HSW903
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 2 March
Duration: 10 Weeks
Delivery: Online, live

HSW905 / HSW705 Compassion at Work

Date: 17 April – 25 June
Subject Code: HSW905 / HSW705
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 24 April
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

HSW916 Healing Traditions: Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Date: 24 April – 2 July
Class Week: 8 – 12 May
Subject Code: HSW916
Lecturer: Sabina Rabold
Census Date: 8 May
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

HSW917 Mindful and Compassionate Leadership

Date: 24 April – 2 July
Class week: 15 – 19 May
Subject Code: HSW917
Lecturer: Dr Elizabeth King
Census Date: 15 May
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

Cross program electives

HUMANISTIC BUDDHISM

NTI800 / NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 30 January – 9 April
Subject Code: NTI800 / NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 6 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

CROSS PROGRAM ELECTIVES

MENTAL HEALTH

NTI800 / NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 30 January – 9 April
Subject Code: NTI800 / NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 6 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

MH902 Nutrition and Mental Health

Date: 30 January – 9 April
Subject Code: MH902
Lecturer: Dr Rati Jani
Census Date: 6 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

MH801 Mind-Body Wellness

Date: 6 February – 16 April
Subject Code: MH801
Lecturer: Dr Elizabeth King
Census Date: 13 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

MH904 Ethics, Mental Health and Buddhism

Date: 6 February – 16 April
Subject Code: MH904
Lecturer: Sabina Rabold
Census Date: 13 February
Duration: 10 Weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

HSW905 / HSW705 Compassion at Work

Date: 17 April – 25 June
Subject Code: HSW905 / HSW705
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 24 April
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

MH915 Therapy through Art

Date: 17 April – 25 June
Subject Code: MH915
Lecturer: Kerryn Coombs-Valeontis
Census Date: 24 April
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

MH914 Mental Health and Wellness

Date: 24 April – 2 July
Subject Code: MH914
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 1 May
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

MH921 Mindful Nature Connection

Date: 24 April – 2 July
Subject Code: MH921
Lecturer: Dr Debbie Early
Census Date: 1 May
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

Semester 2, 2023

Applied Buddhist Studies

NTI800 / NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 17 July – 24 September
Subject Code: NTI800 / NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 24 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

ABS802 / ABS702 Mindfulness: Theory and Practice

Date: 17 July – 24 September
Class Week: 3 – 4 & 7 – 9 August
Subject Code: ABS802 / ABS702
Lecturer: Dr Toby Mendelson
Census Date: 3 August
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

ABS801 / ABS701 Introduction to Buddhism

Date: 24 July – 1 October
Class Week: 10 – 11 & 14 – 16 August
Subject Code: ABS801 / ABS701
Lecturer: Dr Toby Mendelson
Census Date: 10 August
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

ABS933 Buddhist Art as Visual Communication

Date: 25 September – 3 December
Class Week: 12 – 13 & 16 – 18 October
Subject Code: ABS933
Lecturer: TBA
Census Date: 12 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

ABS923 / ABS723 Health as Buddhist Practice

Date: 2 October – 10 December
Class Week: 19 – 20 & 23 – 25 October
Subject Code: ABS923 / ABS723
Lecturer: Dr Jonathan Page
Census Date: 19 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

NTI951 Capstone Seminar

Date: 9 October – 17 December
Class Days: 27 October & 3 November & 24 November & 1 December & 8 December 
Subject Code: NTI951
Lecturer: TBA
Census Date: 27 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

Other available electives
Cross Program Electives

Can be chosen from HSW

HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELLBEING

NTI800 / NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 17 July – 24 September
Subject Code: NTI800 / NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 24 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

HSW912 Coaching and Counselling for Health and Wellbeing

Date: 24 July – 1 October
Class Week: 7 – 11 August
Subject Code: HSW912
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 7 August
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

HSW902 / HSW702 Nutrition through the Lifespan

Date: 31 July – 8 October
Class Week: 14 – 18 August
Subject Code: HSW902 / HSW702
Lecturer: Dr Rati Jani
Census Date: 14 August
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

HSW905 / HSW705 Compassion at Work

Date: 4 September – 12 November
Subject Code: HSW905 / HSW705
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 11 September
Duration: 10 Weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

HSW807 / HSW707 Applied Mindfulness for Professionals

Date: 25 September – 3 December
Class Week: 9 – 13 October

Subject Code: HSW807 / HSW707
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 9 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

HSW914 Mental Health and Wellness

Date: 2 October – 10 December
Class Week: 16 – 20 October
Subject Code: HSW914
Lecturer: TBA
Census Date: 16 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

HSW915 / HSW715 Arts Therapy

Date: 9 October – 17 December
Class week: 23 – 27 October
Subject Code: HSW915 / HSW715
Lecturer: Kerryn Coombs-Valeontis
Census Date: 23 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

Cross program electives

HUMANISTIC BUDDHISM

NTI800 / NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 17 July – 24 September
Subject Code: NTI800 / NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 24 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

HB801 Foundational Texts in Humanistic Buddhism

Date: 31 July – 8 October
Class Week: 17 – 18 & 21 – 23 August
Subject Code: HB801
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 17 August
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

HB802 Principles of Professional Engagement

Date: 9 October – 17 December
Class Week: 26 – 27 & 30 – 31 October & 1 November

Subject Code: HB802
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 12 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, live

CROSS PROGRAM ELECTIVES

MENTAL HEALTH

NTI800 / NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 17 July – 24 September
Subject Code: NTI800 / NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 24 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

MH903 Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice

Date: 17 July – 24 September
Subject Code: MH903
Lecturer: TBA
Census Date: 24 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

MH912 Coaching and Counselling for Health and Wellbeing

Date: 24 July – 1 October
Subject Code: MH912
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 31 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

HSW905 / HSW705 Compassion at Work

Date: 4 September – 12 November
Subject Code: HSW905 / HSW705
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 11 September
Duration: 10 Weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

MH913 Older Person's Mental Health

Date: 2 October – 10 December
Subject Code: MH913
Lecturer: Elizabeth Kuzmanovska
Census Date: 9 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

MH916 / MH716 Healing Traditions: Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Date: 9 October – 17 December
Subject Code: MH916 / MH716
Lecturer: Sabina Rabold
Census Date: 16 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online, self-directed

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ABOUT NAN TIEN INSTITUTE

Nan Tien Institute (NTI) is a private, not for profit, government accredited higher education provider offering studies in the areas of Buddhist studies, health and wellbeing, within an environment that incorporates contemplative education.

NTI offers postgraduate programs in Applied Buddhist Studies, Health and Social Wellbeing, Humanistic Buddhism, and Mental Health as well as customised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs and special interest subjects across the areas of meditation, mindfulness and health.

Offering a high degree of flexibility, our online courses can be studied full or part-time. Our courses are designed for health and wellness professionals, counsellors, educators, and other leaders who are balancing a work schedule and already have an undergraduate degree. Enrol now or at a time that suits you.