IBC is offering the following programmes:
The Bachelor of Arts Program is a 120 credit 8-semester programme, which aims to offer students a unique opportunity of experiencing a comprehensive and in-depth study of Buddhism from a nonsectarian point of view while promoting knowledge and understanding of the different schools and traditions within Buddhism.
- Bachelor of Arts in Buddhist Studies
- Bachelor of Arts in Pali and Sanskrit Language & Literature
The Master of Arts Program in Buddhist Studies aims to equip its participants with the currency of knowledge, skills and wisdom to serve humanity with Buddhist values. It is a 36-credit 3-semester program, which is intensive in approach and comprehensive in coverage. It is intended for graduates who are serious in scholarly pursuits and who have a strong self-motivation.
- Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies (English Program)
- Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies (Chinese Program)
The Master of Education Program in Early Childhood Education is designed based on the belief that preschool teachers and facilitators should not only be equipped with the most current knowledge and skills in early childhood education but a strong base in Buddhist values to become effective, upright academics or professionals in kindergartens, Care Centers and schools.
- Master of Education in Early Childhood Education
The Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies is an international program offered in Chinese and English medium. It is a 48-credit program with the minimum duration of 5 semester and the maximum duration of 5 years. The basic philosophy of the doctoral degree in Buddhist Studies rests on the premise that graduates of the program will serve humanity in their useful employment as ethically upright professionals in the academic field or Buddhist-based welfare organizations and benevolent society or as Buddhist missionaries.
The eLearning MA course in Buddhist Studies is fully certified by the International Buddhist College (IBC) and accredited by the Education Ministry of Thailand. The curriculum listed in the eLearning MA degree is adopted from the same topics conducted in the classrooms of IBC. The lecture notes used in eLearning are developed by the teaching professors based on the class lectures. They have comprehensively covered their relevant subjects and they are equivalent to quality classroom lectures.
Note: English and Chinese language the media of instruction for all the above Programms. All applicants are expected to have proficiency in English and/or Chinese language. Students who are not able to meet the requirements will have to do a remedial a course in the language. They will be admitted to the Programmes only after they have achieved the desired level of proficiency in English or Chinese.