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Buddhist Studies, Master

Buddhist Studies, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #25 (QS) ,
The Master of Buddhist Studies (MBuddhStud) programme, offered in collaboration with the Centre of Buddhist Studies, offers high-quality teaching on the fundamental understanding and in-depth analysis of Buddhism from textual, doctrinal and historical perspectives.

About

It further aims to provide training in the practical use of Buddhist teachings in modern societies, and offers a critical review of Buddhism in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the region. Topics include the history and doctrines of the different Buddhist traditions, contemporary Buddhism, and Buddhism as applied in counselling, palliative care and psychotherapy, with particular reference to current scholarly research.

Programme Structure

The programme is intended both for professionals such as teachers, psychologists, social workers and counsellors, who are interested in applying Buddhist teachings in their daily work, and for individuals interested in studying Buddhism as a means of spiritual development. It also serves as an excellent basis for candidates planning to study for research degrees in the field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with good honours from a recognised universiy, or equivalent qualifications.
  • Candidates who do not hold a Bachelor's degree with honours of this University or another qualification of equivalent standard may in exceptional circumstances be permitted to register if they demonstrate adequate preparation for studies at a Master's degree level and satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      18686 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 18686 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • National Applies to you

      5388 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5388 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Hong Kong

    • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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