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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, 2020

Applied Buddhist Studies

NTI900 Critical Inquiry (ONLINE)

Date: 13 July + 10 weeks
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 20 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS901/ABS701 Introduction to Buddhism

Date: 3 – 7 August
Subject Code: ABS901/ABS701
Lecturer: Professor Bee Scherer
Census Date: 3 August
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS904/ABS704 Buddhist Ethics

Date: 15 – 16 August & 21 – 23 August
Subject Code: ABS904/ABS704
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 15 August
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS921/ABS721 Buddhism, Environment and Sustainability

Date: 28 September – 2 October
Subject Code: ABS921/ABS721
Lecturer: Professor Bee Scherer
Census Date: 28 September
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS902/ABS702 Mindfulness: Theory and Practice

Date: 7 – 11 December
Subject Code: ABS902/ABS702
Lecturer: Associate Professor Tamara Ditrich
Census Date: 7 December
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

Cross Program Electives

Can be chosen from HSW and HB.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELLBEING

NTI900 Critical Inquiry (ONLINE)

Date: 13 July + 10 weeks
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 20 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW902/HSW702 NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFESPAN

Date: 27 – 31 July
Subject Code: HSW902/HSW702
Lecturer: Dr Rati Jani
Census Date: 27 July
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

HSW901/HSW701 Mind-Body Wellness

Date: 24 – 28 August + 10 weeks
Subject Code: HSW901/HSW701
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 24 August
Duration: 10 Weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW912 Coaching and Counselling for Health and Wellbeing

Date: 11 – 15 October
Subject Code: HSW912
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 12 October
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

HSW907 Applied Mindfulness for Professionals

Date: 9 – 13 November
Subject Code: HSW907
Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Levy
Census Date: 9 November
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

HSW915/HSW715 Arts Therapy

Date: 23 – 27 November
Subject Code: HSW915/HSW715
Lecturer: Kerryn Coombes-Valeontis
Census Date: 23 November
Duration: 5 Weeks
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

Cross program electives

HUMANISTIC BUDDHISM

NTI900 Critical Inquiry (ONLINE)

Date: 13 July + 10 weeks
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 20 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HB901 Foundational Texts in Humanistic Buddhism

Date: 21 – 25 September
Subject Code: HB901
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 21 September
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

HB902 Principles of Professional Engagement

Date: 26 – 30 October 2020
Subject Code: HB902
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 26 October 2020
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital Intensive Classroom

Cross Program Electives

MENTAL HEALTH

NTI900 Critical Inquiry (ONLINE)

Date: 13 July + 10 weeks
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 20 July
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH901 Mind-Body Wellness (Online)

Date: 20 Jul – 27 Sep 2020
Subject Code: MH901
Lecturer: Dr Susan Sumskis
Census Date: 27 Jul 2020
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH912 Coaching and Counselling for Health and Wellbeing

Date: 20 July – 27 September 2020 + 10 weeks
Subject Code:  MH912
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 27 July 2020
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH913 Older Person’s Mental Health

Date: 28 September – 6 December 2020 + 10 weeks
Subject Code:  MH913
Lecturer: Dr Susan Sumskis
Census Date: 5 October 2020
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH916 Healing Traditions: Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Date: 6 October – 13 December 2020
Subject Code:  MH916
Lecturer: Dr Eng-Kong Tan
Census Date: 12 October 2020
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

Semester 1, 2021

Applied Buddhist Studies

NTI900 Critical Inquiry (ONLINE)

Date: 25th January +10 weeks
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 1 February 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

 

ABS901/ABS701 Introduction to Buddhism

Date: 15 – 19 February
Subject Code: ABS901/ABS701
Lecturer: Professor Bee Scherer
Census Date: 15 February 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS940 Naturalisation of Buddhism in China and Beyond

Date: 15 – 19 March
Subject Code: ABS940
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 15 March 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS902/ABS702 Mindfulness: Theory and Practice

Date: 19 – 23 April
Subject Code: ABS902/ABS702
Lecturer: Assoc Prof Tamara Ditrich
Census Date: 19 April 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS903 Research Methods of Religious Studies

Date: 24- 28 May
Subject Code: ABS903
Lecturer: Professor Janet Hou
Census Date: 24 May 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS930 Tradition and Change

Lecture dates: 17 -21 May
Subject Code: ABS930
Census date: 17 May
Lecturers: TBC
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: On-campus

ABS923 Health as Buddhist Practice

Lecture dates: 7 – 11 June
Code: ABS923/ABS723
Census date: 7th June
Lecturers: TBC
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

Cross Program Electives

Can be chosen from HSW.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELLBEING

NTI900 Critical Inquiry ONLINE

Date: 25th January + 10 weeks
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 3 February
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW903 RESEARCH METHODS AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

Date: 24 – 28 May
Subject Code:  ABS/HSW903
Lecturer: Dr Susan Sumskis
Census Date: 24 May 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: On-campus/Digital intensive classroom

HSW904 Social Policy, Health and Welfare

Date:  22- 26 February
Subject Code: HSW904
Lecturer: Elizabeth Kuzmanovska
Census Date: 22 February 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

HSW901/HSW701 Mind-Body Wellness

Date: 8 – 12 March
Subject Code: HSW901/HSW701
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 8 March 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: On-campus/Digital intensive classroom

HSW905 Compassion at Work (Online)

Date: 12th April + 10 weeks
Subject Code: HSW905
Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Levy
Census Date: 19 April 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW916 Healing Traditions: Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Date: 31 May – 4 June
Subject Code: HSW916
Lecturer: Dr Eng-Kong Tan
Census Date: 31 May 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

 

Cross program electives

HUMANISTIC BUDDHISM

Cross Program Electives

MENTAL HEALTH

NTI900 Critical Inquiry (ONLINE)

Date: 25th January + 10 weeks
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 1 February 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH904 Ethics, Mental Health and Buddhism (ONLINE)

Date: 25th January + 10 weeks
Subject Code: MH904
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 1 February 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
D
elivery: Online

MH901 Mind-Body Wellness (Online)

Date: 1 Feb + 10 weeks
Subject Code: MH901
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 8 February 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH902 Nutrition and Mental Health (ONLINE)

Date: 1st Feb
Subject Code: MH902
Lecturer:  TBC
Census Date: 8 February 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
D
elivery: Online

HSW905 Compassion at Work (Online)

Date: 12th April + 10 Weeks
Subject Code: HSW905
Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Levy
Census Date: 19 April 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH915 THERAPY THROUGH ART (ONLINE)

Date: 12th April 
Subject Code: MH915
Lecturer: Dr Susan Sumskis
Census Date: 19 April 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
D
elivery: Online

MH914 Mental Health and Wellness (ONLINE)

Date: 19th April + 10 weeks
Subject Code: MH914
Lecturer: Dr Susan Sumskis
Census Date: 26 April 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH921 Buddhism, Environment and Sustainability (ONLINE)

Date: 19th April + 10 weeks
Subject Code: MH921
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 26 April 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW905 Compassion at Work (Online)

Date: 12th April 2021 + 10 weeks
Subject Code: HSW905
Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Levy
Census Date: 19 April 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

Semester 2, 2021

Applied Buddhist Studies

NTI900 Critical Inquiry (ONLINE)

Date: 12 July + 10 weeks
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 19 July 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

ABS901/ABS701 Introduction to Buddhism

Date: 2 – 6 August
Subject Code: ABS901/ABS701
Lecturer: Professor Bee Scherer
Census Date: 2 August 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS904/ABS704 Buddhist Ethics

Date: 14 – 15 August & 20 – 22 August
Subject Code: ABS904/ABS704
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 14 August 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS921/ABS721 Buddhism, Environment and Sustainability

Date: 27 September – 1 October
Subject Code: ABS921/ABS721
Lecturer: Professor Bee Scherer
Census Date: 27 September 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS902/ABS702 Mindfulness: Theory and Practice

Date: 22 – 26 November
Subject Code: ABS902/ABS702
Lecturer: Associate Professor Tamara Ditrich
Census Date: 22 November 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

ABS933 Buddhist Art as Visual Communication

Date: 1 – 5 November
Subject Code: ABS933
Lecturer: Jackie Menzies
Census Date: 1 November 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: On-campus

Cross Program Electives

Can be chosen from HSW and HB.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELLBEING

NTI900 Critical Inquiry (ONLINE)

Date: 12 July 2021 + 10 weeks
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 19 July 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW902/HSW702 NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFESPAN

Date: 26 – 30 July 2021
Subject Code: HSW902/HSW702
Lecturer: Dr Rati Jani
Census Date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

HSW901/HSW701 Mind-Body Wellness

Date: 23 – 27 August 
Subject Code: HSW901/HSW701
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 23 August 2021
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: On-campus

HSW912 Coaching and Counselling for Health and Wellbeing

Date: 11 – 15 October 2021
Subject Code: HSW912
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 11 October 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

HSW907 Applied Mindfulness for Professionals

Date: 8 – 12 November
Subject Code: HSW907
Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Levy
Census Date: 8 November 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

HSW905 Compassion at Work (Online)

Date: 6 – 10 September 2021
Subject Code: HSW905
Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Levy
Census Date: 6 September
Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery: On-campus

HSW915/HSW715 Arts Therapy

Date: 25 – 29 October 2021
Subject Code: HSW915/HSW715
Lecturer: Kerryn Coombes-Valeontis
Census Date: 25 October 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

 

Cross program electives

HUMANISTIC BUDDHISM

NTI900 Critical Inquiry (ONLINE)

Date: 12 July 2021 + 10 weeks
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 19 July 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HB901 Foundational Texts in Humanistic Buddhism

Date: 18 – 22 October
Subject Code: HB901
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 18 October 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

HB902 Principles of Professional Engagement

Date: 29 November – 3 December
Subject Code: HB902
Lecturer: Venerable Dr Juewei
Census Date: 29 November 2021
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

Cross Program Electives

MENTAL HEALTH

NTI900 Critical Inquiry (ONLINE)

Date: 12 July 2021
Subject Code: NTI900
Lecturer: Dr Diana Kelly
Census Date: 20 July 2021
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 2021 – 26 September 2021
Subject Code:  MH912
Lecturer: Leonie Hicks
Census Date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH913 Older Person’s Mental Health

Date: 27 September – 5 December 2021
Subject Code:  MH913
Lecturer: TBC
Census Date: 5 Oct 2020
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

MH916 Healing Traditions: Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Date: 6 Oct + 10 weeks
Subject Code:  MH916
Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Levy
Census Date: 11 October 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Delivery: Online

HSW905 Compassion at Work (Online)

Date: 6 – 10 September 2021
Subject Code: HSW905
Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Levy
Census Date: 6 September
Duration: 5 weeks (including 5 days on-campus)
Delivery: Digital intensive classroom

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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.