36 months
1030 GBP/module
Tuition fee
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The Buddhist Studies course from University of South Wales is ideal for teachers wishing to enhance their subject knowledge, and also for those working in Buddhist organisations who wish to gain a recognised qualification. It is also an excellent course for those wishing to study Buddhism in its own right.

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This part-time Buddhist Studies course from University of South Wales provides you with a step-by-step approach that gently leads students through an overview of the world of Buddhism. Learning resources and contact with tutors and fellow students is provided through the University’s Virtual Learning Environment. This enables you, wherever you are in the world, to be part of an internet-based group to study, explore and discuss Buddhism using high quality, stimulating and academically rigorous materials. This means that study and participation can be fitted flexibly around other commitments.


The MA Buddhist Studies course will provide you with advanced level skills and knowledge related to Buddhism, and also forms an excellent basis for those wishing to pursue further academic study in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Buddhist Traditions
  • Buddhist Meditation and Psychology
  • Buddhist Ethics
  • Buddhist Philosophy
  • Pali Language (numbers permitting)
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Honours degree at class 2:1 or above.
  • Skype interview required.
  • The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • National

    1030 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1030 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • Part-time UK:  £1030 per 20 credits


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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