(Applied Buddhist Studies)
The course offers a comprehensive account of the origins and influences of Buddhism. The theory of Buddhism and other religious systems is integrated with experiential learning so that the students gain personal experience of spiritual life by practising and applying Buddhist philosophy as a source of spiritual self-reliance.
The course structure is designed to lay the basic foundations for further study and allows students to progress to the Graduate Diploma and work towards a Masters qualification.
|Head of Program (Applied Buddhist Studies)||Venerable Dr Juewei|
|Course Duration||Full-time: 6 months. Part-time options available for domestic students only|
|Delivery Method||On-campus + supported online study|
Bachelor degree with a major in humanities or social sciences, OR
relevant work experience and professional training of at least three (3) years (for example, in Buddhist ministry or counselling, demonstrated through the provision of a CV or evidence of professional training, such as certificate of completion).
|English Language Requirements||Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Applicants who have not completed substantial tertiary studies in English will need to meet our English Language Requirements.|
|Related Courses||Master of Arts (Applied Buddhist Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Applied Buddhist Studies
|Tuition Fees 2023||Domestic $9,600
*FEE-HELP available to eligible Australian citizens
Tuition fees, non-tuition fees, and refunds are governed by NTI’s Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy
|Non-Tuition Fees||More about non-tuition fees|
|CRICOS Course Code||072349G|
|CRICOS Provider Number||03233C|
This course can be completed in 1 semester of full-time study. Students can spread their subjects over a longer period.
The Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies qualification requires the completion of 4 subjects (for a total of 24 credit points).
The following course structure is effective as of 1 January 2023 and will apply to all students commencing their studies after this date. Students who commenced their studies prior to 1 January 2023 can elect to either follow the course structure valid at the time of their enrolment, or transition to the new course structure. For more information about your study pattern, please contact Student Services via firstname.lastname@example.org or +61 2 4258 7040.
|ABS801||Introduction to Buddhism|
|ABS802||Mindfulness: Theory and Practice|
3 electives to be chosen from the list below but may include 1 subject from the Health and Social Wellbeing Program.
Please note: Not all electives are offered in each semester. Please check the timetable, or contact Student Services for advice.