Diploma In Buddhist Studies (UoK)

In Collaboration With University Of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

About The Programme

Malaysian Buddhist Academy (MyBA) is offering the Diploma in Buddhist Studies in collaboration with the prestigious University of Kelaniya (UoK), Sri Lanka.

This programme is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in learning and getting a better understanding of Buddhism.

The course will cover different aspects of Buddhism and their relevance to society and world today.

Programme Structure

Entry Requirements

  • Pass in STPM or London A Level; or
  • Pass in GCE (General Certificate of Education) Advanced Level or its equivalent; or
  • Diploma, preferably in Buddhist Studies from a recognised university or institution

Who Should Join This Programme

  • Sunday school teachers
  • Dhamma speakers
  • Managers, organisers, leaders, coordinators and volunteers of Buddhist Institutions and organisations
  • Social workers & counselors
  • Anyone interested to acquire insightful knowledge and understanding of Buddhism

Awarded by University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

  • Upon successful completion in the final examination set by UoK
  • Graduate students with UoK Diploma in Buddhist Studies qualify for admission to Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies program with any university

Intake

September 2022

Duration

One Year (Full Time)
Two Semesters In A Calendar Year

Class Schedule

Saturday & Sunday
9 am to 5 pm
(MYT)

Teaching Method

Lectures, discussions, assignments & workshops
(Via Online Zoom)

Programme Medium

English

Entry Qualification

  • Pass in STPM or London A Level; or
  • Pass in GCE (General Certificate of Education) Advanced Level or its equivalent; or
  • Diploma, preferably in Buddhist Studies from a recognised university or institution

Awards

  • Upon successful completion in the final examination set by UoK
  • Graduate students with UoK Diploma in Buddhist Studies qualify for admission to Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies program with any university

Mode Of Study

Full Time
1 year (Full Time); Two semesters in one calendar year.

Classes
Saturday & Sunday
09:00 a.m – 05:00 p.m

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