Diploma in Buddhism

"Kataṃ ca sukataṃ seyyo-

Yaṃ katvā nānutappati"

Better it is to do a good deed,

after doing which one does not grieve

A one year course conducted by the Buddhist and Pali College of Singapore located at Mangala Vihara (Buddhist Temple). We are affiliated to the Budddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

Programme Title: Diploma in Buddhism Course

Eligibility Above 18 years of age. Ability to read and write English. Some basic knowledge of Buddhism would be advantage.
Registration Date 4th August to 22th September 2024
Course Preview The course preview is scheduled as below:
Mangala Vihara Buddhist Temple
Date: 14th September 2024, Saturday
Time: 2pm - 4pm

Poh Ming Tse Temple
Date: 21st September 2024, Saturday
Time: 2pm - 4pm

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Class Commencement 6 Oct 2024 to 31 Oct 2025
Exams: 3rd week of Oct 2024 (tentative)
6th October 2024, Sunday (Mangala Vihara Buddhist Temple)
8th October 2024, Tuesday (Poh Ming Tse Temple)
Venue, Date and Time Mangala Vihara Buddhist Temple
2nd Floor - Chew Quee Neo Hall
Tue: 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Sun: 2:00pm to 5:15pm

Poh Ming Tse Temple
438 Dunearn Road, Singapore 289613
Tue: 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Fri: 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Course Length One year
Attendance At least 70% during one year course
Age group Above 18 years of age
Fees Registration Fee: USD $55 (in SGD equivalent)
Exam Fee: USD $100 (in SGD equivalent)
Maintenance: SGD S$260

Enquiry Enquire

BPC Administration:
Maureen Aw - 9628-2069, maw69xyz@gmail.com
Sandra Koh - 9129-7763, chaturikoh@yahoo.com.sg

Register Application Form
Registration for Diploma in Buddhism submit as follows:
- Application Form
- 2 passport sized photos
- Copy of I/C
- Registration/Maintenance Fees
Organized by BPC (Buddhist and Pali College)
Course content 1. Early Buddhism - Basic Doctrines
2. Buddhist Social Dimensions
3. Geographical Expansion of Theravada Buddhism
4. Early History of Buddhism up to 3rd Century BCE
5. Pali Qualifying Paper

Please refer to the course syllabus for details
Course Notes BPC Diploma Course Notes on Early History of Buddhism
Course Recommended Texts Purchase Recommended Books
Examination October, conducted at College by Budddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka in Singapore
Remarks Successful candidates are eligible to proceed to the 3-year Bachelor of Arts (BA) and then the 1-year Master of Arts (MA) in Buddhist Studies

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