Graduate Diploma of Applied Buddhist Studies

Nan Tien Institute

Type of institution: Higher Education Institutions
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 03233C

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Buddhist Studies at NTI is a one year full-time program that builds on the teachings in the NTI Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies. It covers a range of graduate-level seminars covering a broad range of areas of the history, philosophy and contemporary aspects of Buddhism. It continues the study of Buddhist beliefs, history and culture and continues to lay the foundations for further study and experiential learning of Buddhism and to apply humanistic Buddhism to daily life. You will further develop your critical and analytical skills, see the connections between Buddhism and modern society, and apply Buddhist philosophy and experience to life and work in areas such as life education, palliative care and holistic health.

Designed for

Both Buddhists and non-Buddhists


  • 48 credit points: 2 core
  • 5 elective. Core units: Introduction to Buddhism
  • Mindfulness: Theory and Practice.


  • Buddhist studies

Standard entry requirements

Graduate Certificate of Applied Buddhist Studies


Various Universities recognise this Course.

Study pathways

This program articulates with a Graduate Certificate.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong International: $10,000 Yes

Further information

International scholarships are available.

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