MPhil

In Collaboration With PGIPBS, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Further details to be announced later.

In Collaboration With PGIPBS, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Further details to be announced later.

About The Programme

Available soon.

Programme Structure

Five Course Units and Essay

  • DBSF 03015: Historical Background of Buddhism
  • DBSF 03025: Fundamental Teaching of Buddhism
  • DBSF 03035: Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism
  • DBSF 03087: Essay (3,500 words)

Elective Subjects:

  • DBSF 03044: Buddhist Ethics and Mediation
  • DBSF 03054: Abhidhamma and Development of Buddhist Thoughts

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

Duration

1 Year (Full Time)
2 Semesters In A Calendar Year

Class Schedule

Saturday & Sunday
9 am to 5 pm

Teaching Method

Lectures, discussions, assignments & workshops

Programme Medium

English

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The Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies (PGIPBS), an institute of excellent Buddhist learning centre is an affiliated institution with the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

PGIPBS has for many decades provided instructions and guidance for the conduct of Buddhist studies such as Master’s Degree, M.Phil, Ph.D including Postgraduate Diplomas, Certificate Courses and short term programmes.

Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

The Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, which is one of the oldest departments under the Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka has an outstanding international reputation for Buddhist Studies.

It is reputed for its commitment to the study of Pali and Buddhist Studies, making it well known to be a vigorous and expanding center of teaching and research covering the four main disciplines of Pali, Buddhist Philosophy, Buddhist Culture and Buddhist Psychology.