Postgraduate Courses

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.


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Applied Buddhist Studies

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

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Health & Social Wellbeing

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

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Mental Health

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

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



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.