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Study Programs

 
Curriculum Features
 
BA Undergraduate Program 
  
A balanced and solid foundation of fundamental understanding 
Apart from the professional courses on Buddhism offered, students take general education courses in humanities, social management disciplines and world culture.
 
Multi-lingual training:  
In addition to Buddhist Studies, students are trained in Buddhist languages such as Sanskrit, P
āli, and Tibetan.  A heavy emphasis is placed on English and Japanese language acquisition.  
 
Equal emphasis on academic and practical learning 
Students learn about Buddhist ethics, Buddhist psychology and Buddhist art.  They also participate in leadership and public speaking skills courses. 
 
Shared e-learning resources 
Utilising modern technology in teaching and learning, students share online courses with universities in countries such as the USA, Australia and Brazil.  
 
Alternative learning locations around the world 
Learning opportunities include university internships as well as summer and winter holiday internships offered by the various departments and branch Temples of Fo Guang Shan around Taiwan which students take in turn.  
 
Degree Courses

Link: 2015-16 Academic Year, Semester 1 (new! 20160113 update)

Link: 2015-16 Academic Year, Semester 2 (new!)

Link: 2014-15 Academic Year, Semester 1

Link: 2014-15 Academic Year, Semester 2

Usage:  

Top Right:  102 = 2013-14;  101 = 2012-13;  100 = 2011-12;  etc. 
Top Cent:   上學期 = Semester 1;  上學期 = Semester 2

Click on blue hyperlink to download course outline.  
BA program all courses taught in Chinese so Chinese outline.  

 
 
Degree Requirements

Applicable to students entering starting 2012-2013 Academic Year
 
MA Post-graduate Program
 
Professional Training in Research:
The program fosters Buddhist professionals and research personnel a well-rounded acquisition of academic knowledge.  
 
Multi-lingual class interaction:
Classes are conducted in English, and heavy emphasis is placed on training in Sanskrit, P
āli, Japanese and Tibetan.  
 
Equal emphasis on academic and practical learning:
Equal emphasis is placed on research into Indian and Chinese history and the Buddhist scriptures of the Northern and Southern Buddhist traditions, and on Buddhist affairs and management.
 
Shared e-learning resources:
Utilising modern technology in teaching and learning, the students share online courses with universities in countries such as America, Australia and Brazil.
 
Alternative learning locations around the world:
The program provides an 
Offshore Learning program as well as career planning advice. Students study on campus during the semester, and summer and winter holiday internships are offered by the various departments and branch Temples of Fo Guang Shan around Taiwan which students take in turn. 


Degree Courses

Link: 2015-16 Academic Year, Semester 1 (new! 20150610 update)

Link: 2014-15 Academic Year, Semester 1

Link: 2014-15 Academic Year, Semester 2

Usage:  

Top Right:  103=2014-15;   102 = 2013-14;  101 = 2012-13;  100 = 2011-12;  etc. 
Top Cent:   上學期 = Semester 1;  上學期 = Semester 2

BU5XX 英文組 = English Track;  BU6XX 中文組 = Chinese Track

Click on blue hyperlink to download course outline.  
English track courses have English outline; Chinese track courses have Chinese outline.  



Degree Requirements

Master's Program (Eng) 2013

DBS Master’s Program Curriculum

Master's Program (Eng) 2012-2015
Master's Program (Eng) 2008-2011
Master's Program (Eng) 2007


 
PhD Post-graduate Program
 
Doctoral Program

Requirement

PhD Program (Chinese) 2012

Degree Courses

Link: 2015-16 Academic Year, Semester 1 (new! 20150610 update)

Link: 2014-15 Academic Year, Semester 1

Link: 2014-15 Academic Year, Semester 2

Usage:  

Top Right:  103=2014-15;   102 = 2013-14;  101 = 2012-13;  100 = 2011-12;  etc. 
Top Cent:   上學期 = Semester 1;  上學期 = Semester 2

Click on blue hyperlink to download course outline.  

2014-2015 Academic Calendar【2014-2015 Fall Semester】