In order to meet the University’s objectives, Faculties of Buddhist Studies has classified its academic programs into two groups i.e. Core Buddhism and Applied Buddhism. Core Buddhism contains core subjects of Buddhism such as Theravada Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism, Himalayan Buddhism, etc whereas Applied Buddhism includes Buddhist principles and its related subjects. LBU has launched various types of programs since 2012, however, the Master in Buddhist Studies is running from 2020 in the Semester System in the central college of LBU. This curriculum of Master in Buddhist Studies prepared in a semester system meets the requirements of studies by concentrating on Buddhist History, Philosophy, Literature, Art and Iconography, etc. It also includes basic knowledge of Buddhism of Nepalmandala and Buddhism in East and West. Furthermore, it enhances student’s serious understanding and offers skills, knowledge, and competency in academic research and practicals.
Followings are the main objectives of this curriculum:
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|MBS||Oct 1||Jan 2||Jan 15||May Last Week and
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Students from any discipline having passed a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from any recognized university are eligible to apply for admission to a Master’s degree program. Eligible candidates may apply to LBU by filling out an application form available online. Admission to the program will take place on a Semester basis. To be eligible for the program, the candidate needs to appear for a written entrance examination followed by an interview. The maximum number of candidates for Master’s degree program in Buddhism yearly is set to 35
The teaching methods consist of lectures, discussion sessions, oral and written presentations, audio-visual, term papers, seminar papers, book reviews and field visits. Each professor will follow a method of teaching and provide appropriate material at hand.
Each course will be evaluated against 50 marks. Its marks are divided into 60:40 percent. The students should appear in the term end examination to be held by the University for 60 percent Marks. The internal evaluation will be based on constant monitoring of the supervisor and the teachers using specified tools. The class professor will be responsible for conducting the internal assessment. The pass marks in each subject will be 50 percent.
Fee Structure: According to related campus