M.A. Buddhist Studies (August) | Kathmandu University

MA Buddhist Studies is degree awarded by Kathmandu University. This degree is 2year program. This degree develops skill and knowledge related to literature and languages of students. Students will be held independently for researching the field of Buddhist Studies. Students will learn new languages like Sanskrit and Classical Tibetan and approaches related to Buddhists Studies.  At the beginning, each student will be assigned a Supervisor who work under their thesis and proposals. At first year, study will be based on developing knowledge of Classical Tibetan and Sanskrit for researching Buddhists Studies so that they can be able to read complex and critical philosophical materials.  Likewise, they will be engage in Study of Religion. Afterwards, in following year, students will be creating Thesis with the help of information gained by researching in first year. They will prepare their thesis working with the experienced Thesis supervisor.

List of M.A. Buddhist Studies (August) Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for M.A. Buddhist Studies (August) program under Kathmandu University in Nepal.

Objectives of M.A. Buddhist Studies (August)

  • To widen their knowledge of Buddhism as a religion globally.
  • To be introduced to an academic approach that is characterized both by its critical distance and by its empathy.
  • To spread the preaching and followings of Buddha.

M.A. Buddhist Studies (August) Syllabus

  • Advanced Buddhists Readings
  • Buddhists Philosophical Tradition
  • Research Seminar

Scope and Career Prospects

After completing this degree, students can develop their career on particular field:

  • Teachers
  • Translator
  • Academician
  • Travel Writer
  • Archeologist

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