Find your COURSE

Are you interested in a holistic education that will give you the qualifications to pursue a unique and meaningful career path, or take you forward in your current career? Or do you have a thirst for knowledge and want to experience a powerful study opportunity that will change the way you look at life and engage with the world around you?

Welcome to Nan Tien Institute (NTI), Australia’s first Higher Education Provider with courses grounded in Buddhist wisdom and values. NTI is the place for quality education and cultural exchange. Explore our available courses and workshops below:


Applied Buddhist Studies

Postgraduate courses combining the academic study of Buddhism with practical use of those teachings, meditation and mindfulness.

Mental Health

Unlike any other Mental Health education offered in Australia, this course offers a holistic focus on contemplation, ethics and compassion.

Humanistic Buddhism

A Postgraduate course for those working in Buddhist communities, designed to help you acquire a deep understanding of key themes.

Health and Social Wellbeing

Postgraduate courses for professional in health and community-facing roles, who want to enhance their own lives and the lives of others.

Applied Mindfulness

The Graduate Certificate of Applied Mindfulness combines a theoretical and experiential approach to the study of mindfulness and its applications.



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 courses can be studied online or on campus, 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.