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Study Programs

 
Curriculum Features
 
BA Undergraduate Program 
  
A balanced and solid foundation:  
Apart from the specialized courses we offer on Buddhism, students will take general education courses in humanities, social management disciplines and world culture.
 
Multi-lingual training:  
In addition to Buddhist Studies, students recieve training in Buddhist languages such as Sanskrit, Pāli, 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 courses that build leadership and public speaking skills. 
 
Shared e-learning resources:  
Utilizing modern technology in teaching and learning, students participate in online courses with other universities in countries such as the United States, 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.
 
Note: All courses in the BA program are taught in Chinese. Please see the language requirements for applying. 
 
MA Postgraduate Program
 
Developing talent in the field of Buddhist studies research:
The program fosters the acquisition of knowledge from diverse academic fields and prepares students to develop and contribute their own research. 
 
Multi-lingual training:
Classes are conducted in English, and heavy emphasis is placed on training in Sanskrit, Pāli, Japanese and Tibetan.  
 
Holistic approach to Buddhist studies:
The program emphasizes both textual research and field work in order to better understand Buddhist history and scriptures as well as shed light on living Buddhist traditions and practices around the world.
 
Shared e-learning resources:
Utilizing modern educational technology, students participate in online courses with universities in countries such as the United States, Australia and Brazil.
 
Alternative learning locations around the world:
The program provides an “Offshore Learning” program as well as career planning advice. Students can study on campus during the semester, and summer and winter holiday internships are offered by various departments and branch temples of Fo Guang Shan around Taiwan.


Degree Courses

Link: http://selcourse2.fgu.edu.tw/course_plan/cs_cont_all.aspx?in_depid=282&out=&in_years=106&in_semes=2 

Usage:  

Top Right:  107=2018-19;   106 = 2017-18;  etc. 
Top Cent:   上學期 = Semester 1;  上學期 = Semester 2

 英文組 = English Track;  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) 2019

DBS Master’s Program Curriculum

Master's Program (Eng) 2019-2020
Master's Program (Eng) 2018-2019
Master's Program (Eng) 2017-2018
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

Please check the canadar. or click here for the course outline:

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