Nan Tien Institute (NTI) is a secular tertiary Institute, providing a unique and innovative range of courses designed to educate non-Buddhists, and the world’s growing Buddhist community. It caters for those interested in subjects that are connected to Buddhist values and culture, and whose careers link them with Buddhist philosophy, culture, practices and international relations. NTI continues to develop courses that impart practical and functional knowledge to apply Buddhist wisdom in the community.

Postgraduate Courses

NTI currently offers six post graduate courses through its Faculty of Humanities and new Faculty of Health.

Applied Buddhist Studies
1. Master of Arts
2. Graduate Diploma
3. Graduate Certificate

Health and Social Wellbeing
4. Master of Arts
5. Graduate Diploma
6. Graduate Certificate

Non-Award Program

The NTI non-award program allows students to study individual subjects without the long-term commitments, prerequisite restrictions or assignment workload of the postgraduate program. more

NTI-UOW Elective Program

Experience a unique and holistic study opportunity to enhance your UOW studies and qualifications. more

Fees and Scholarships

Your education is one of the most important investments you will make in your lifetime. Postgraduate study is about reaching your full potential by gaining specialist qualifications to advance your career. Nan Tien Institute has affordable fees and tailored scholarships, designed to make this innovative and holistic education available to all.  more

The NTI Student Experience

NTI students and teachers come from a wide range of backgrounds. Hear what they have to say. more

Accredited Professional Development courses

NTI offers continuing professional development (CPD) in the form of non-award subjects, conferences and seminars, as well as a range of accredited professional courses. These are delivered in a face-to-face learning environment. You will access  excellent, well-researched and relevant programs which have been tailored and developed by academic staff, qualified trainers and industry experts who will deliver these high quality programs.

NTI offers a unique study opportunity that will change the way you look at life and engage with the world around you. more

Balancing work and studies

NTI offers teaching structures that ensure that students with different levels of availability can participate. NTI’s highly flexible educational model allows students. more

Academic support

NTI offers comprehensive academic support for students - from extensive teacher, peer and administration support, to broad library facilities and IT services. more

The benefits of studying Buddhism

Buddhism can offer new perspectives on many issues that require immediate attention in the world today.more