Buddhist Studies

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Buddhist Studies

A major in Buddhist Studies requires at least 36 senior credit points from this table including at least 18 credit points from core units of study of which at least 6 must be taken at 3000 level.

Junior units of study

BDST1602
Introduction to Buddhism
6    N RLST2610, RLST2609
Semester 2

Senior units of study

Core
BDST2612
Buddhist Meditation Practices
6    P 12 Junior credit points from BDST, ANTH, ASNS, BBCL, GCST, RLST, PHIL1011, PHIL1013 and SCLG
N RLST2623
Semester 2
BDST2613
Zen and Chan Buddhism
6    P 12 Junior credit points from ANTH, ASNS, BBCL,CHNS, GCST, RLST, PHIL1011, PHIL1013 or SCLG
Semester 1
BDST2616
The Buddha's Words

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P 12 Junior credit points from BDST, ANTH, ASNS, BBCL, GCST, RLST, PHIL1011, PHIL1013 and SCLG
N ASNS2624, ASNS2622
Semester 1
BDST3611
Buddhist Philosophical Traditions

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P (12 Senior credit points from Buddhist Studies) or (12 Senior credit points of Asian Studies) or (12 Senior credit points of Studies in Religion or World Religions) or (12 Senior credit points from Philosophy)
N ASNS2621
Semester 2
Summer Early
Elective
ASNS2623
India: Tradition and Modernity

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P 12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies or Japanese Studies or Korean Studies or Chinese Studies or Indonesian Studies or Sanskrit or History or Ancient History or International and Global Studies or Buddhist Studies


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
Winter Main
ASNS2626
Religious Traditions of South Asia
6    P 12 junior credit points from Asian Studies
N RLST2003
Semester 1
ASNS2627
India, China, Tibet: Cultural Relations

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P (12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from History or (12 Junior credit points from Ancient History) or (12 Junior credit points from Buddhist Studies)
Semester 2
CHNS3607
Chinese Buddhist Texts
6    P CHNS2612 or CHNS2112 or CHNS2904
Semester 1
SANS2601
Sanskrit Intermediate 1
6    P SANS1002
N SANS2001
Semester 1
SANS2602
Sanskrit Intermediate 2
6    P SANS2001 or SANS2601
N SANS2002
Semester 2
SANS2612
Sanskrit Research Preparation 1

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P SANS2001 or SANS2601 or equivalent
N SANS2901, SANS2902
Semester 2
SANS3601
Sanskrit Advanced 1
6    P SANS2002 or SANS2602
N SANS3001
Semester 1
SANS3602
Sanskrit Advanced 2
6    P SANS3001 or SANS3601
N SANS3002
Semester 2
SANS3612
Sanskrit Research Preparation 2
6    P Credit result in SANS2001 or SANS2601
Semester 2

Honours

BDST4001
Buddhist Studies Honours A
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
BDST4002
Buddhist Studies Honours B
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
BDST4003
Buddhist Studies Honours C
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
BDST4004
Buddhist Studies Honours D
12      Semester 1
Semester 2