Undergraduate Courses

In view of increasing interest in the academic study of Buddhism, the Centre of Buddhist Studies is offering undergraduate courses that focus on the fundamental understanding of Buddhist history, culture and doctrines as well as their interdisciplinary relevance.

Each course carries six credits. Students from ALL faculties are welcome. There are two modes of taking the course:

•  Choose any course(s) as free elective(s); or
•  Declare a minor in Buddhist Studies (for details, pls. click here)


Courses Offered in 2016-17

Timetable and Class Venue (Last updated: July 20, 2016)

Semester 1

BSTC1001

Introduction to Buddhist teachings

BSTC2002

Life and Buddhism

BSTC2004

Chinese Buddhism and Ritual

BSTC2010

Buddhist art and architecture

BSTC2015

Tibetan language

BSTC2016

Pāli language

Semester 2

BSTC1003

Introduction to religious studies

BSTC2005

Buddhism in today’s world

BSTC2006

Buddhist psychology and mental cultivation

BSTC2014

Chinese Buddhist art

BSTC2017

Buddhism and economics

 

Common Core Course

CCCH9018   Buddhism and Chinese Culture (under the category of “China: Culture, State & Society”)

CCHU9062 Buddhist Visions in World Cinema (under the category of “Humanities”)

For more information about common core courses, please visit here.

All courses are taught in English for students from all faculties.

(Last updated: July 21, 2016)

 

 

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