Compare MA Programs in Buddhist Studies in Europe 2019
A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.
In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.
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This MA offers an in-depth introduction to the yogic and meditational techniques and doctrines of India, Tibet, China, and Japan within the historical and cultural contex
MA Traditions of Yoga and Meditation
Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time
Who is this programme for?
The thematic components and cross-regional perspectives typically suit students with the following interests and/or aspirations:
Experienced practitioners of yoga and meditation who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the historical and cultural contexts that shaped their traditions.
Students with a background in psychology seeking to gain knowledge of meditation and mindfulness for their clinical work.
Students planning to pursue further research which may involve, at a subsequent stage, the acquisition of a doctoral degree and a career in higher education.
Students seeking to pursue a career or professional activity for which advanced knowledge of the yoga and meditation traditions of Asia is required.
Students who wish to pursue the academic study of these traditions as a complement to their personal experience.
The MA Buddhist Studies suits students with different academic backgrounds and prospective personal objectives, from those interested in broadening their knowledge of Bud
MA Buddhist Studies
Full-time: 1 calendar year. Part-time: 2 or 3 calendar years.
We recommend that part-time students have between two and a half and three days free in the week to pursue their course of study.
Mode of Attendance: Full-Time or Part-Time
Who is this programme for?
The MA Buddhist Studies suits students with different academic backgrounds and prospective personal objectives, from those interested in broadening their knowledge of Buddhism as a whole or of specific Buddhist traditions to those intending to embark on language-based research or fieldwork among Buddhist communities.
It typically suits:
students planning to pursue further research in Buddhist Studies, which may involve at a subsequent stage the acquisition of a doctoral degree and a career in higher education.
students willing to pursue a career or professional activity, for which advanced knowledge of Buddhism as a global cultural force is essential.
students who wish to pursue the academic study of religions as a complement to their personal experience and commitments.
students from traditionally Buddhist countries, willing to broaden their knowledge of Buddhism as a global religion, and to be introduced to an academic approach that is characterised both by its critical distance and by its empathy.