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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 2, 2021

Applied Buddhist Studies

ABS901/ABS701 Introduction to Buddhism

Date: 26 July – 29 August
Class week: 2 – 6 August

Subject Code: ABS901/ABS701
Lecturer: Dr Iain Sinclair
Census Date: 2 August
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS904/ABS704 Buddhist Ethics

Date: 9 August – 12 September
Class week: 14 -15 August & 20 – 22 August
Subject Code: ABS904/ABS704
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 14 August
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS933 Buddhist Art as Visual Communication

Date: 25 October – 28 November
Class week: 1 – 5 November
Subject Code: ABS933
Lecturer: Dr Iain Sinclair
Census Date: 1 November
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS902/ABS702 Mindfulness: Theory and Practice

Date: 15 November – 19 December
Class week: 22 – 26 November
Subject Code: ABS902/ABS702
Lecturer: Dr Toby Mendelson & Dr Ruth Fitzpatrick
Census Date: 22 November
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

Cross Program Electives

Can be chosen from HSW and HB.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELLBEING

NTI900/NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 12 July – 19 September
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 19 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW902/HSW702 NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFESPAN

Date: 19 July – 22 August
Class week: 26 – 30 July
Subject Code: HSW902/HSW702
Lecturer: Dr Rati Jani
Census Date: 26 July
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW901/HSW701 Mind-Body Wellness

Date: 16 August – 19 September
Class week: 23 – 27 August
Subject Code: HSW901/HSW701
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 23 August
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW905/HSW705 Compassion at Work

Date: 30 August – 3 October
Class week: 6 – 10 September
Subject Code: HSW905/HSW705
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 6 September
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW914/HSW714 MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Date: 13 September – 17 October
Class week: 20 – 24 September
Subject Code: HSW914/HSW714
Lecturer: Dr Susan Sumskis
Census Date: 20 September
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW912 Coaching and Counselling for Health and Wellbeing

Date: 5 October – 7 November
Class week: 11 – 15 October
Subject Code: HSW912
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 11 October
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW915/HSW715 Arts Therapy

Date: 18 October – 21 November
Class dates: 25  – 29 October
Subject Code: HSW915/HSW715
Lecturer: Kerryn Coombs-Valeontis
Census Date: 25 October
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW907/HSW707 Applied Mindfulness for Professionals

Date: 1 November – 5 December
Class week: 8 -12 November
Subject Code: HSW907/HSW707
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 8 November
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW917 MINDFUL AND COMPASSIONATE LEADERSHIP

Date: 23 August – 26 September
Class week: 30 August – 3 September
Subject Code: HSW917
Lecturers: Helene Orr, Meg Hart, Dr Susan Sumskis
Census Date: 30 August
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

Cross program electives

HUMANISTIC BUDDHISM

NTI900/NTI700 CRITICAL INQUIRY

Date: 12 July -19 September
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 19 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HB901 FOUNDATIONAL TEXTS IN HUMANISTIC BUDDHISM

Date: 11 October – 14 November
Class week: 18 -22 October
Subject Code: HB901
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 18 October
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HB902 PRINCIPLES OF PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT

Date: 22 November – 26 December
Class week: 29 November – 3 December
Subject Code: HB902
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 29 November
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

Cross Program Electives

MENTAL HEALTH

NTI900/NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 12 July – 19 September
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: Dr Camille Rouliere
Census Date: 19 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH903 Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice

Date: 12 July – 19 September
Subject Code:  MH903
Lecturer: Dr Susan Sumskis
Census Date: 19 July 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH912 Coaching and Counselling for Health and Wellbeing

Date: 19 July – 26 September
Subject Code:  MH912
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 26 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW905/HSW705 Compassion at Work

Date: 30 August – 3 October
Class week: 6 -10 September
Subject Code: HSW905/HSW705
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 6 September
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH913 Older Person’s Mental Health

Date: 27 September – 5 December
Subject Code:  MH913
Lecturer: Jason Mills
Census Date: 5 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH916/MH716 Healing Traditions: Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Date: 5 October – 12 December
Subject Code:  MH916/MH716
Lecturer: Dr Eng-Kong Tan
Census Date: 11 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

Semester 1, 2022

Applied Buddhist Studies

NTI900/NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 31 January – 10 April
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 7 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS901/ABS701 Introduction to Buddhism

Date: 7 February – 13 March
Class week: 10-11 & 14-16 February
Subject Code: ABS901/ABS701
Lecturer: Dr Iain Sinclair
Census Date: 10 February
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS904/ABS704 Buddhist Ethics

Date: 21 March – 24 April
Class week: 26-27 March & 1-3 April
Subject Code: ABS904/ABS704
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 26 March
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS922 Buddhism and Modern Society

Dates: 26 April – 29 May
Class week: 28-29 April & 2-4 May
Subject Code: ABS922
Census date: 28 April
Lecturers: Dr Iain Sinclair
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS903 Research Methods of Religious Studies

Date: 16 May – 19 June
Class week: 23 – 27 May
Subject Code: ABS903
Lecturer: Dr Iain Sinclair
Census Date: 23 May
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS902/ABS702 Mindfulness: Theory and Practice

Date: 30 May – 3 July
Class week: 6 – 10 June

Subject Code: ABS902/ABS702
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 6 June
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

Cross Program Electives

Can be chosen from HSW and HB.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELLBEING

NTI900/NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 31 January – 10 April
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 7 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW904 Social Policy, Health and Welfare

Date:  14 February – 20 March
Class week:  21 – 25 February
Subject Code: HSW904
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 21 February
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW901/HSW701 Mind-Body Wellness

Date: 28 February – 3 April
Class week: 7 – 11 March
Subject Code: HSW901/HSW701
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 7 March
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW905/HSW705 Compassion at Work

Date: 19 April – 26 June
Subject Code: HSW905/HSW705
Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Levy
Census Date: 26 April
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW903 RESEARCH METHODS AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

Date: 16 May – 19 June
Class week: 23 – 27 May
Subject Code:  HSW903
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 23 May
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW916 Healing Traditions: Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Date: 23 May – 26 June
Class week: 30 May – 3 June
Subject Code: HSW916
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 30 May
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

 

Cross program electives

HUMANISTIC BUDDHISM

NTI900/NTI700 CRITICAL INQUIRY(ONLINE)

Date: 31 January – 10 April
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 7 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

CROSS PROGRAM ELECTIVES

MENTAL HEALTH

NTI900/NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 31 January – 10 April
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 7 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH902 Nutrition and Mental Health

Date: 31 January – 10 April
Subject Code: MH902
Lecturer:  TBC
Census Date: 7 February
Duration: 10 weeks
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elivery: Online

MH901 Mind-Body Wellness

Date: 7 February – 17 April
Subject Code: MH901
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 14 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH904 Ethics, Mental Health and Buddhism

Date: 7 February – 17 April
Subject Code: MH904
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 14 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW905/HSW705 Compassion at Work

Date: 19 April – 26 June
Subject Code: HSW905/HSW705
Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Levy
Census Date: 26 April
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH915 THERAPY THROUGH ART

Date: 19 April – 26 June
Subject Code: MH915
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 26 April
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH914 Mental Health and Wellness

Date: 26 April – 3 July
Subject Code: MH914
Lecturer: Dr Susan Sumskis
Census Date: 2 May
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH921 Mindful Nature Connection

Date: 26 April – 3 July
Subject Code: MH921
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 2 May
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

Semester 2, 2022

Applied Buddhist Studies

NTI900/NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 18 July – 25 September
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 25 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS901/ABS701 Introduction to Buddhism

Date: 1 August – 4 September
Class Week: 4-5 & 8-10 August
Subject Code:ABS901/ABS701
Lecturer: Dr Iain Sinclair
Census Date: 4 August
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS923/ABS723 Health as Buddhist Practice

Date: 19 September – 23 October
Class Week: 26 – 30 September
Subject Code: ABS923/ABS723
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 26 September
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS920 Buddhism and Interreligious Understanding

Date: 24 October – 27 November
Class Week: 31 October – 4 November
Subject Code: ABS920
Lecturer: Dr Iain Sinclair
Census Date: 31 October
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS902/ABS702 Mindfulness: Theory and Practice

Date: 28 November 2022 – 15 January 2023
Class Week: 5 – 9 December
Subject Code:ABS902/ABS702
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 5 December
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

Cross Program Electives

Can be chosen from HSW and HB.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELLBEING

NTI900/NTI700 Critical Inquiry

Date: 18 July – 25 September
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 25 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW902/HSW702 NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFESPAN

Date: 18 July – 21 August
Class week: 25 – 29 July
Subject Code: HSW902/HSW702
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 25 July
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW901/HSW701 Mind-Body Wellness

Date: 15 August – 18 September
Class Week: 22 – 26 August
Subject Code: HSW901/HSW701
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 22 August
Duration: 5 Weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW917 Mindful and Compassionate Leadership

Date: 22 August – 25 September
Class Week: 29 August – 2 September
Subject Code: HSW917
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 29 August
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW905/HSW705 Compassion at Work

Date: 5 September – 13 November
Subject Code: HSW905/HSW705
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 12 September
Duration: 10 Weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW914/HSW714 Mental Health and Wellness

Date: 12 September – 16 October
Class Week: 19 – 23 September
Subject Code: HSW914/HSW714
Lecturer: Dr Susan Sumskis
Census Date: 19 September
Duration: 5 Weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW912 Coaching and Counselling for Health and Wellbeing

Date: 4 October – 6 November
Class Week: 10 – 14 October
Subject Code: HSW912
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 10 October
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW915/HSW715 Arts Therapy

Date: 17 October – 20 November
Class Week: 24 – 28 October
Subject Code: HSW915/HSW715
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 24 October
Duration: 5 Weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW907/HSW707 Applied Mindfulness for Professionals

Date: 31 October – 4 December
Class Week: 7 – 11 November
Subject Code: HSW907/HSW707
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 7 November
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

Cross program electives

ABS901
ABS902
ABS923

HUMANISTIC BUDDHISM

NTI900/NTI700 CRITICAL INQUIRY

Date: 18 July – 25 September
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 25 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HB901 FOUNDATIONAL TEXTS IN HUMANISTIC BUDDHISM

Date: 10 October – 13 November
Class Week: 17 – 21 October
Subject Code: HB901
Lecturer: Dr Iain Sinclair
Census Date: 17 October
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

HB902 PRINCIPLES OF PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT

Date: 5 December 2022 – 22 January 2023
Class Week: 12 – 16 December
Subject Code: HB902
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 12 December
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Online

CROSS PROGRAM ELECTIVES

ABS901
ABS920
ABS923

MENTAL HEALTH

NTI900/NTI700 CRITICAL INQUIRY

Date: 18 July – 25 September
Subject Code: NTI900/NTI700
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 25 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH903 RESEARCH METHODS AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

Date: 18 July – 25 September
Subject Code: MH903
Lecturer: TBC 
Census Date: 25 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH912 COACHING AND COUNSELLING FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Date: 4 October – 11 December
Subject Code: MH912
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 10 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW905/HSW705 COMPASSION AT WORK

Date: 5 September – 13 November
Subject Code: HSW905/HSW705
Lecturer: Dr Nadine Levy
Census Date: 12 September
Duration: 10 Weeks
Delivery: Online

MH913 OLDER PERSON'S MENTAL HEALTH

Date: 4 October – 11 December
Subject Code:  MH913
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 10 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH916/MH716 HEALING TRADITIONS: BUDDHISM AND PSYCHOTHERAPY

Date: 10 October – 18 December
Subject Code: MH916/MH716
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 17 October
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

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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.

In accordance with the current restrictions our campus facilities are closed. You can continue to study online and our virtual library services remain available. Our academic and student services staff are online and by phone to assist you. Please stay safe.