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Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies
Study Scheme

Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies - Study Scheme

Study Scheme

*Applicable to students admitted in 2021-22 and thereafter

 

1. Coursework Requirement

 i)

Required courses :

(2 required courses)

(BUDS5013 and BUDS5005 or RELS5118)

6 units

ii)

Elective courses :

(Any 5 elective courses could be selected from 4 areas)

15units

iii)

Project (Graduation Paper)  BUDS5012:

3 units

 

Total:

24 units

 

Areas of Study

Area 1: Chinese Buddhism中國佛教

Area 2: Buddhism and Chinese Culture佛教與中國文化

Area 3: Buddhism and Society佛教與社會

Area 4: Language Courses語言課程

 

The degree would require a total of 8 courses, i.e., 24 units to be completed within one year for full-time students and two years for part-time students.

 

2. Other Requirements

(a) Students must take at least one course per term throughout the normative study period as stipulated in the “General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies”.
(b) A student who obtains a cumulative grade point average (GPA) below 2.0 in the preceding term will be put on academic probation. For details, please refer to Clause 13.0 “Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies” of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/

 

* Pending for approval

 

 

 

Applicable to students admitted in 2018-19 and thereafter

 

1. Coursework Requirement

 i)

Required courses :

(2 required courses)

(BUDS5013 and RELS5005 or RELS5118)

6 units

ii)

Elective courses :

(Any 5 elective courses could be selected from 4 areas)

15units

iii)

Project (Graduation Paper)  BUDS5012:

3 units

 

Total:

24 units

 

Areas of Study

Area 1: Chinese Buddhism中國佛教

Area 2: Buddhism and Chinese Culture佛教與中國文化

Area 3: Buddhism and Society佛教與社會

Area 4: Language Courses語言課程

 

The degree would require a total of 8 courses, i.e., 24 units to be completed within one year for full-time students and two years for part-time students.

 

2. Other Requirements

(a) Students must take at least one course per term throughout the normative study period as stipulated in the “General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies”.
(b) A student who obtains a cumulative grade point average (GPA) below 2.0 in the preceding term will be put on academic probation. For details, please refer to Clause 13.0 “Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies” of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/

 

 

 

Applicable to students admitted in 2017-18

 

1. Coursework Requirement

 i)

Required courses :

(2 required courses)

RELS5118 and RELS5005 or RELS5334

6 units

ii)

Elective courses :

(Any 5 elective courses could be selected from 4 areas)

15units

iii)

Project (Final Paper)  BUDS5012:

3 units

 

Total:

24 units

 

Areas of Study

Area 1: Chinese Buddhism中國佛教

Area 2: Buddhism and Chinese Culture佛教與中國文化

Area 3: Buddhism and Society佛教與社會

Area 4: Language Courses語言課程

 

The degree would require a total of 8 courses, i.e., 24 units to be completed within one year for full-time students and two years for part-time students.

 

2. Other Requirements 

(a) Students must take at least one course per term throughout the normative study period as stipulated in the “General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies”.
(b) A student who obtains a cumulative grade point average (GPA) below 2.0 in the preceding term will be put on academic probation. For details, please refer to Clause 13.0 “Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies” of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/