Nan Tien Institute

Nan Tien Institute (NTI) is located within a stunning, architecturally designed campus on the South Coast of NSW opposite the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere - Nan Tien Temple. We are Australia's only government-accredited, Buddhist inspired Higher Education institute. NTI's vision is to provide innovative learning methodologies by taking a unique, contemplative approach to learning, grounded in Buddhist wisdom and traditions. Our students benefit from learning within a mindful space, with ample gardens, mountain views, and even a student meditation room. As part of a dynamic international learning community spanning Australia, the US and Asia, NTI offers programs in Applied Buddhist studies, Humanistic Buddhism, Health and Social Wellbeing and Mental Health. NTI has the facilities to support students in their academic endeavours in a compassionate and nurturing environment. Online and on campus study options are available, with single-subject electives, cross-institutional study and full degree study all supported. NTI aims to be recognised internationally for its outstanding award-winning location, unique teaching approach, world-renowned lecturers and researchers, and high-achieving and enlightened students.par

Provider CRICOS: 03233C

This provider is accredited to deliver courses to international students, (CRICOS code 03233C)


Entry requirements for Nan Tien Institute

For all courses, either a Bachelor degree with a major in Humanities or Social Sciences or relevant work experience and professional training of at least three years, e.g. counselling and related areas is required. par par English Language Proficiency: For applicants who have not completed substantial tertiary studies in English, IELTS (academic version only) 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each subtest or TOEFL equivalent is required.

Transfering your previous study credits

Nan Tien Institute will provide recognition of prior learning (RPL) from a recognised higher education institution (for example, a university), vocational education provider (for example, TAFE), or an accredited training agency. par par Nan Tien Institute will grant maximum credit for prior learning which is consistent with a student's prospects of success in a course and minimise the workload required to complete a course. par par To receive an award from Nan Tien Institute at least 50% of the full credit value of the course must be completed at Nan Tien Institute as a Nan Tien Institute student enrolled in the course. par par Credit for advanced standing will be granted on a consistent basis, according to principles and precedents developed within Nan Tien Institute.

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