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Part time February MA, PgDip, PgCert Part-time: 3 years

About the course

The University of South Wales’s MA Buddhist Studies course is ideal for teachers wishing to enhance their subject knowledge, and also for those working in Buddhist organisations who wish to gain a recognised qualification. It is also an excellent course for those wishing to study Buddhism in its own right.

This part-time distance learning course provides you with a step-by-step approach that gently leads students through an overview of the world of Buddhism. Learning resources and contact with tutors and fellow students is provided through the University’s Virtual Learning Environment. This enables you, wherever you are in the world, to be part of an internet-based group to study, explore and discuss Buddhism using high quality, stimulating and academically rigorous materials. This means

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Entry Requirements

A good Honours degree at class 2:1 or above.
Skype interview required.
The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

However, because students may come from diverse backgrounds, alternative evidence of aptitude for academic study may be taken into consideration. Please contact if you need clarification.


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