Master of Arts - Health and Social Wellbeing

Nan Tien Institute

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

The Master of Arts in Health and Social Wellbeing offers a holistic perspective on wellness which is delivered using mindful and contemplative approaches to learning. Nan Tien Institute's (NTI's) master program is designed to comprehensively challenge and change the way you understand the foundations and contributors to health and wellbeing, personally and collectively. An important element of education at NTI is to embody self-care within the process of learning how to care for the health and social needs of others. This approach is essential to successfully addressing the inherent risks of burnout and fatigue when caring for others. The embodied, holistic and contemplative learning foundations at NTI are unique within postgraduate education.


72 credit points. 8 core subjects, 4 elective subjects. Each subject is 1 week of intensive face-to-face lectures monthly plus independent study, research and assignments. Core subjects: Mind-Body Wellness, Nutrition Through the Lifespan, Research Methods and Evidence-based Practice, Social Policy, Health and Welfare, Coaching and Counselling for Health and Wellbeing, Mental Health and Wellness, Arts Therapy, Healing Traditions: Buddhism and Psychotherapy


  • Health and social wellbeing

Standard entry requirements

  • A Bachelor degree with a major in a relevant field, such as health sciences, social sciences, liberal arts, or education
  • Or a Graduate Diploma with a focus on health
  • Or a Graduate Certificate with a focus on health and credit average performance
  • IELTS (academic version only) 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each subtest, or equivalent assessment of English language proficiency (the test must be completed no more than 2 years before commencement)


Various Universities recognise this Course.

Study pathways

This program articulates with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong International: $29,700 Yes

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