Buddhist Studies, M.A. | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
12 months
Duration
15039 USD/year
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About

The Buddhist Studies course at The Chinese University of Hong Kong aims at providing students a systematic and comprehensive training on Buddhist Studies at postgraduate level. In addition to a historical study of the tradition, the programme will also engage students in a discussion of contemporary social issues. 

Overview

Buddhist Studies course at The Chinese University of Hong Kong aims to equip students with a basic understanding of Buddhism in its historical, local and global contexts with special reference to the major traditions of Mahāyāna Buddhism in East Asia and enables students to obtain a broad knowledge of Buddhist Studies as a discipline and a more specialized knowledge in a particular sub-field of concentration. 

Students at Buddhist Studies course at The Chinese University of Hong Kong will:

  • enhance the capability of academic enquiry, including the ability to think logically and critically, the ability to interpret, analyse and articulate sophisticated arguments in Buddhist Studies. 
  • develop research skills in Buddhist Studies, including their competence in academic writing and presentation in order to prepare them for further academic research in Buddhist Studies.
  • develop a reflective and empathetic attitude in understanding Buddhism.
  • develop a positive life attitude so as to help the students foster a holistic outlook of life critically inspired by and informed with the Buddhist worldview.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduation Paper
  • Theory and Method in Buddhist Studies
  • Theories of Religious Studies
  • Studies on Chinese Buddhism
  • Pure Land Buddhism
  • Chan Buddhism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copies of transcripts (with grading scheme)
  • Copies of degree certificates
  • Copies of Online Verification Report of Higher Education Qualification Certificate issued by the CHESICC
  • Documents showing the applicant has fulfilled the Graduate School’s English Language Proficiency Requirement
  • Copies of identity card or passport
  • Personal Statement (in Chinese)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15039 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15039 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15039 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15039 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Full-time: HK$118,000 per annum
  • Part-time: HK$59,000 per annum

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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