Monday, 23 July 2018

Prospective Students


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN BUDDHIST STUDIES(INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Doctoral
Faculty FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
Website http://www.sh.mahidol.ac.th

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(BUDDHIST STUDIES)

Major

  • THERAVADA BUDDHISM
  • MAHAYANA BUDDHISM
  • Curriculum Structure

    Plan 1
    For students with Master's Degree           
    Dissertation 48            Credits
    Plan 2
    For students with Bachelor's Degree           
    Reinforcement of Base Course No Credit
    Core Courses 12            Credits
    Required Courses 15            Credits
    Elective Courses not less than 9            Credits
    Dissertation 48            Credits
    For students with Master's Degree           
    Reinforcement of Base Course No Credit
    Core Courses 9            Credits
    Required Courses 12            Credits
    Elective Courses not less than 3            Credits
    Dissertation 36            Credits

    Course Requirements

    Plan 1

    Dissertation Credit
       For students with Master's degree
    SHBS898 : DISSERTATION 48

    Plan 2

    Core Courses Credit
       For students with Bachelor's degree
    SHBS503 : SEMINARS ON BUDDHISM IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA 3
    SHBS504 : BUDDHIST HERMENEUTICS AND CRITICAL METHODS 3
    SHBS505 : MANUSCRIPTS AND TEXTUAL CRITICISM 3
    SHBS506 : SEMINARS ON BUDDHISM IN THE CONTEXT OF SANSKRIT HINDU LITERATURE 3
       For students with Master's degree
    SHBS503 : SEMINARS ON BUDDHISM IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA 3
    SHBS504 : BUDDHIST HERMENEUTICS AND CRITICAL METHODS 3
    SHBS505 : MANUSCRIPTS AND TEXTUAL CRITICISM 3
    Required Courses Credit
       For students with Bachelor's degree
       
    SHBS507 : SEMINARS ON PALI LITERATURE IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA 3
    SHBS508 : VINAYA LITERATURE 3
    SHBS509 : SUTTANTA LITERATURE 3
    SHBS510 : ABHIDHAMMA LITERATURE 3
    SHBS511 : SEMINARS ON THE PALI TIPITAKA AND ITS COMMENTARIES 3
       
    SHBS512 : SEMINARS ON EARLY MAHAYANA SUTRAS 3
    SHBS513 : SEMINARS ON MADHYAMAKA SUTRAS 3
    SHBS514 : SEMINARS ON YOGACARA SUTRAS 3
    SHBS515 : SEMINARS ON TANTRIC BUDDHIST TEXTS 3
    SHBS516 : SEMINARS ON MAHAYANA AND TANTRIC BUDDHISM 3
       For students with Master's degree
       
    SHBS507 : SEMINARS ON PALI LITERATURE IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA 3
    SHBS508 : VINAYA LITERATURE 3
    SHBS509 : SUTTANTA LITERATURE 3
    SHBS510 : ABHIDHAMMA LITERATURE 3
       
    SHBS512 : SEMINARS ON EARLY MAHAYANA SUTRAS 3
    SHBS513 : SEMINARS ON MADHYAMAKA SUTRAS 3
    SHBS514 : SEMINARS ON YOGACARA SUTRAS 3
    SHBS515 : SEMINARS ON TANTRIC BUDDHIST TEXTS 3
    Elective Courses Credit
    SHBS517 : SEMINARS ON EARLY BUDDHISM 3
    SHBS518 : SEMINARS ON NON-MAHAYANA SANSKRIT AND PRAKRIT TEXTS 3
    SHBS519 : SEMINARS ON BUDDHISM AND PHILOSOPHY 3
    SHBS520 : SEMINARS ON MOVEMENTS OF MODERN THERAVADA BUDDHISM 3
    SHBS521 : SEMINARS ON BUDDHISM AND MODERN SCIENCES 3
    SHBS522 : SEMINAR ON PALI LITERATURE OF THAILAND 3
    SHBS523 : SEMINARS ON ASPECTS OF TIBETAN OR CHINESE BUDDHISM 3
    SHBS524 : INDEPENDENT STUDY 3
    Dissertation Credit
       For students with Bachelor's degree
    SHBS799 : DISSERTATION 48
       For students with Master's degree
    SHBS699 : DISSERTATION 36
    Prerequisite Courses Credit
    SHBS500 : PALI, SANSKRIT, TIBETAN, OR CHINESE LANGUAGES I 3
    SHBS501 : PALI, SANSKRIT, TIBETAN, OR CHINESE LANGUAGES I I 3